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Video for Microsoft Global Learning Connection travels over 29 million virtual miles powered by Teams, Skype and Flipgrid, teaching empathy and kindness to students worldwide

Microsoft Global Learning Connection travels over 29 million virtual miles powered by Teams, Skype and Flipgrid, teaching empathy and kindness to students worldwide

The passports of students all around the world were filled with virtual stamps this past week as thousands of students and educators participated in the Microsoft Global Learning Connection on November 5–6, 2019. Students from more than 80 countries traveled a total of 29,249,793 virtual miles during the 48-hour event, far exceeding our target and growing by over 6 million... Read more

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What’s New in EDU: Introducing a new Minecraft Hour of Code tutorial with AI and the Discovery STEM Careers Coalition

There’s a good chance the students you’re teaching today will enroll in university courses that haven’t yet been created and enter jobs that don’t exist. And they’ll be called upon to solve some of the world’s most pressing environmental, social and economic issues. We know that can feel like a lot on your shoulders, but there is plenty you can do to prepare... Read more

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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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Teaching Physics with OneNote

In education, digitization alone is not enough. It needs to enhance learning to be justified in terms of costs and teachers’ commitments. Pedagogical requirements must be the starting point of digitization in our schools. Teaching is not about apps but what you as a teacher can accomplish with whatever is at hand. Yet occasionally, you come across a piece of software that... Read more

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Teams for Education celebrates two years with new updates for back-to-school

  At Microsoft Education, we believe learning never ends. That’s the approach we take with our products, too. Our team is constantly on the road meeting with students, teachers and administrators around the world to learn how we can keep improving and evolving. Thanks to all of you who’ve shared your time and feedback with us; we’re thrilled to share what we’ve... Read more

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OneNote Class Notebook and Microsoft Teams for enhanced learning

For years, OneNote Class Notebook has been a vital part of many Norwegian classrooms. When combined with Microsoft Teams, you get a virtual classroom and pedagogical framework that provides many possibilities for teachers and students. Digital competence is an important part of teaching today because we must know how to make good use of such tools. This kind of professional... Read more