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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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Watch WE Day Aug. 17 at 8/7c on ABC

Get ready to be inspired and to inspire your students to do good. Invite your friends and families to join me and millions of Americans on August 17 to watch WE Day on ABC, a celebration of the transformative power of young people. Microsoft is proud to support WE’s mission to empower youth to create a positive impact at home and around the world through... Read more

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Global Accessibility Awareness Day: Ensuring inclusive learning for all your students

Today, Microsoft joins in marking the seventh Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD), a day dedicated to raising awareness around accessibility in the digital world. I feel it is critical that we all take a moment to look beyond our personal experiences and consider what more we can do to make all students feel confident and in control of their learning. We must recognize... Read more