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What’s New in EDU—Back to School Edition: Start the year off with how-to videos, professional learning opportunities and innovative classroom tools

  As you say goodbye to summer and hello to your students, we’re grateful that so many of you see us as a resource for bringing continuous improvement and innovation into the classroom. We’ve packed a lot of news into this month’s What’s New in EDU to help you get the year off to a great start. From short videos answering your top questions to free... 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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In music classroom without instruments, an ensemble of apps play bandleader

At Kaenoisuksa school, in Chiang Mai, Thailand, we face the unique challenge of bringing music education to roughly 600 students who don’t have the benefit of real instruments to practice with. Adding to the complexity, our student body is a diverse mix Shan, Yunnan and Lahu students who all bring a different set of cultural values and learning techniques to the classroom... Read more

Making an impact for STEM education in Europe

Europe desperately needs STEM skills. International assessments show that one in four adults in Europe lack basic skills in numeracy . By 2030, there will be 50 million open vacancies worldwide for positions requiring STEM skills. And skepticism of science, research and fact-based arguments in public discourse is on the rise. To reverse this trend, European education leaders,... Read more

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E2 | Education Exchange 2019: Tune in live as we Celebrate Changemakers in Education

  Just a few months ago, we announced our next Education Exchange (E2) event in Paris. This year’s Microsoft Education Exchange (E2) event will be held in Paris, France, from April 2 through April 4, 2019, with the support of local and international governments. This will be our fifth annual E2 | Education Exchange. The event is all about celebrating the... Read more

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Changemaker Series: How Skype in the Classroom brought penguins to my school in India

In my state of Maharashtra, India, the school year starts in June. I was teaching 1st grade class in the village, a rural area, between 2016 and 2017. By the time it was July, we only had three admissions in my classroom. I started to visit parents and discuss the issue with them: Why are you not sending your child to my school? I came to learn and understand that parents... Read more