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Empowering literacy for everyone with free Microsoft Stores workshops

America has a literacy crisis. Students, parents and teachers attended a recent literacy kick-off event at Microsoft to see how Learning Tools improve reading. More than 36 million adults in the United States cannot read, write, or do basic math above a third grade level. And children whose parents have low literacy levels have a 72 percent chance of being at the lowest... Read more

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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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Learning to love language and technology: Immersive Reader and Presentation Translator

Learning to speak, listen, read and write in a second language is a daunting task for anyone. My role as the Digital Literacy Coordinator at Briya Public Charter School in Washington, D.C., allows me to investigate new technologies that can help our adult students reach their goals of English proficiency. As a program for immigrant families in the United States, we also... 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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What’s New in EDU: Free summer learning opportunities for teachers and students

School is still out in most places, but we know teachers use this time of year to invest in professional learning opportunities without also having to worry about the next day’s lesson plan or papers that need grading. We hope you’re balancing that with long walks on the beach, just-for-fun books and precious time with family and friends. We’re here to help as you get... Read more

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What’s New in EDU – ISTE Edition: Announcing new technology to empower inclusive, student-centered learning

In today's classrooms, diversity is the new norm. By creating student-centered, inclusive learning environments, educators have the flexibility and opportunity to meet the needs of the diverse group of learners in every classroom. Technology has the power to help teachers not only navigate, but also benefit from, their students’ unique learning styles. In this month’s... Read more