Tag: Microsoft Educator Community

For veteran educator, Skype in the Classroom sparks whole new passion

Since being introduced to Microsoft Office 365’s accessibility tools three years ago, I’ve found my passion for teaching vigorously reignited. After 29 years in the classroom, I thought I knew all the tricks of the trade, but tools like Skype have helped re-frame the possibilities for me and my students. It was three years ago that I was invited to join a Digital... 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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What you’ll see from Microsoft Education and our partners at ISTE 2019

For four days in June, ISTE 2019 is the place where educator-tested strategies come together with proven resources for transforming learning and teaching. It's the place for Microsoft to connect with the brightest EdTech leaders and organizations around the world. Microsoft is once again proud to be a Mission Sponsor for the largest annual education industry conference in the... 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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Inclusive classrooms and accessibility—join the global #MSFTEduChat TweetMeet on May 21

Announcing the May 21 TweetMeet on ‘Inclusive classrooms and accessibility.'   Change starts with awareness. Every third Thursday of May is Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD). The purpose of GAAD is to get everyone talking, thinking and learning about people with different abilities and their accessibility and inclusion in a digital world. Our mission is... Read more

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Teacher Appreciation Day 2019: Celebrating Changemakers in Education

Around the world, educators just like yourself are making a difference one student at a time. Today, more than any other, is our opportunity to say thank you. We at the Microsoft Education team feel truly honored to have the chance to serve so many inspiring educators every day. Our mission is to help connect teachers and administrators not only with the tools and... Read more