Tag: Accessibility

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Immersive Reader takes the spotlight in Drama class

Hello all, my name is Lauren Mayhew, and I’m Head of Drama, Gifted and Talented coordinator and MIE Expert at Dubai British School. I’ve been teaching for ten years in the UK and abroad and, over that time, have discovered the power of technology in the classroom and how, as educators, we can develop these resources for subject-specific ideas. Recently, I was able to do... Read more

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Partner Spotlight: Soundtrap for Education amplifies student voice, encourages collaboration and creativity

At this year’s ISTE conference in Philadelphia, we proudly featured several of our partners in the Microsoft Education booth. These are organizations that share our mission of working to empower every student on the planet to achieve more. Throughout the summer and into the fall, we’ll be highlighting some of those collaborations here. Audrey O’Clair was a technology... Read more

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New study finds M365 assistive technologies save teachers money, time and elevate student performance

Inclusive-learning environments enable all students to achieve more. Building a more inclusive world starts at the education level, with schools as the cornerstones. Schools everywhere are taking transformative steps to develop more inclusive environments—ones that value diversity and promote belonging, with the goal of empowering students to fulfill their potential. Here... Read more

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ISTE 2019 Wrap-up: Shining a spotlight on student-centered learning and accessibility

We are so invigorated by what we heard and saw at this year’s ISTE conference in Philadelphia. Thousands of teachers and school leaders from around the world came together with education technology experts to discuss topics such as personalizing instruction, supporting teachers in evaluating and using tech tools, developing social and emotional learning, and improving... Read more

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Celebrating Molly, a Changemaker in inclusive technology

  In 2018, the team at the Microsoft Store in Jacksonville, FL, met a young lady that forever changed them. Her name is Molly, and she is a remarkable example of ingenuity, grit and gusto. At the age of two, Molly’s parents learned that she was born with a neuro-developmental disorder called Rett Syndrome, a rare condition which, over time, has severely impacted... Read more

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10 ways Microsoft tools can help you build a classroom that works for every student

In today's classroom, diversity is the new normal. Teachers don their superhero capes every day, going to extraordinary lengths to reach every one of their students, from creating inclusive curriculum in core subjects like reading, writing, and math, to enabling every student to have a voice. We're honoring their work, and highlighting some tools to help, in this month's... Read more