Tag: Changemakers

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How to foster self-management skills and personalized learning in an elementary setting with Microsoft Tools

From time to time, we feature guest blogs from educators who are making a difference in the lives of young people and who are eager to share their success with the Microsoft Education community. These Changemakers, as we call them, offer insights into the effective use of classroom resources, how to prepare today’s youth for the jobs of tomorrow, and ways that technology can... Read more

The power of differentiation: Immersive Reader in a Buenos Aires school

From time to time, we feature guest blogs from educators who are making a difference in the lives of young people and who are eager to share their success with the Microsoft Education community. These Changemakers, as we call them, offer insights into the effective use of classroom resources, how to prepare today’s youth for the jobs of tomorrow, and ways that technology can... Read more

Tech tools amplify student voice and bring the world to veteran educator’s classroom

From time to time, we feature guest blogs from educators who are making a difference in the lives of young people and who are eager to share their success with the Microsoft Education community. These Changemakers, as we call them, offer insights into the effective use of classroom resources, how to prepare today’s youth for the jobs of tomorrow, and ways that technology can... Read more

Augmented reality transforms learning in a Netherlands school

I teach construction and technology to students ages 13 to 17 at Vechtdal College in the Netherlands. My hands-on lessons in woodworking, painting and working with heavy machinery prepare students for careers in the construction industry. The industry is quickly changing, and I want my students to have the skills they’ll need to succeed. This means giving them experience... Read more

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The Hack is back and streaming live June 25th from ISTE in Philadelphia

The Hack is back! Hack the Classroom will be streaming live on the Microsoft Education Facebook channel from ISTE in Philadelphia–Tuesday, June 25th from 6:15 p.m. to 7:10 p.m. EST! After the Facebook event, we'll be switching over to Twitter around 7:10 p.m. EST for a live Q&A with our presenters and studio audience. RSVP & join us Tuesday, June 25th from... Read more

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Severe weather destroyed their library books—the EDU Community helped replace them

“Books are windows to the world, and my job is to introduce the world to the students,” says Karey Killian, library media specialist for Pennsylvania’s Milton Area School District. Karey knows the role of school librarian is far more than just a keeper of books. “A lot of times, what you know, what you see around—you think that’s all there is,” Karey explains.... Read more