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Microsoft Store, Larry Fitzgerald and Garth Brooks seek to level the playing field for students

Microsoft Store recently teamed up with the Garth Brooks’ Teammates for Kids Foundation and wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald’s The First Down Fund to provide 32 deserving schools in the Phoenix and Minneapolis areas with Microsoft technology and devices. It’s part of the organizations’ shared commitment to support educators and students and a belief that effective use... Read more

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Try the fun, free and teacher-tested STEM workshops at your local Microsoft Store

Students participate in the free Ohbot the Robot immersive, educational workshop at the Microsoft Store where they learn to code Ohbot to talk and move. Today, technology jobs make up 50 percent of our workforce and that number will move to 77 percent in the next decade. With the growing gap in access to STEM learning - especially for girls and students of color - how will we... Read more

Teens and parents discover how to address cyberbullying with help from Microsoft Store

Cyberbullying is a widespread issue among teens. According to the Cyberbullying Research Center, more than one in three teens have been cyberbullied. This October, in recognition of National Bullying Prevention Month, Microsoft Store will offer parents, educators and teens free in-store workshops and online tools to identify and address cyberbullying. Microsoft Store has... Read more

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Microsoft Store inspires students with digital skills in art with #EmpowerPossibility

We know making computer science education more accessible can help ensure young people are equipped for the future. Research also shows the value of arts education in positive development. From improved literacy and math achievement, to setting higher career goals, access to arts and digital skills is a good thing. That's why the story of Minh Taylor is so inspirational. As... Read more

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Students discover the real-world digital skills at Microsoft Store Summer Camps

Educators and students already know digital skills will be critical to career success in a future driven by technology. But students don’t have to wait until tomorrow to gain these skills. This summer, Microsoft Store locations in the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico will deliver coding, robotics, moviemaking and philanthropic skills that students need today to be successful... Read more

Students going hands-on with Surface devices at a Microsoft Store Summer Camp.

Students grow into creators and coders at Microsoft Store Summer Camps

When students share their fanciful visions of the future, they look up and beyond where we are today - perhaps into a sky blotted by flying cars and friendly robots. As part of a new YouthSpark Summer Camp program, Microsoft Store locations are welcoming those imaginative students and offering them a more tangible piece of the future, with hands-on learning opportunities and... Read more