Tag: 21st Century Learning

The hosts of the September 19th TweetMeet.

Experts share their shortcuts to creativity with STEM: Join #MSFTEduChat on Sept. 19

Learning has no limits. When educators and students truly connect in the classroom, they see endless learning opportunities in the world around them, today and tomorrow, and inspire creativity within each other. On September 19th, we’re bringing in the experts to help you inspire student creativity and curiosity with STEM during our #MSFTEduChat TweetMeet at... Read more

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Here’s a 3-minute guide to get started with Minecraft: Education Edition

Minecraft: Education Edition is an open-world game that promotes creativity, collaboration, and problem-solving in an immersive environment where the only limit is your imagination. Over the last year, the Education Blog has shared how Minecraft can help your students learn to code with Code Builder, or how it might help them shed their shells and explore a virtual horizon... Read more

The Education Transformation Framework.

Transforming education to deliver on the sustainable development goals

Providing inclusive and quality education for all students is both a goal and challenge for education institutions. Ensuring students acquire the skills they need is crucial if we want to ensure the next generation's ability to stimulate future economic growth – together we have a shared interest to transform education today. At Microsoft, we recognize that technology... Read more

A scenic view of Sulphur Springs High School in Texas.

I taught biology before I became a OneNote pro – my example Notebook can help you get started

About a year ago, I was getting ready to take on my first job outside of the classroom. I had just moved from being a high school biology teacher to the role of Digital Learning Specialist at Sulphur Springs High School. On top of that, I was also moving into a Microsoft district. I had very little experience with Office 365, other than Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. As I... Read more

A student studying outside on her campus.

Extra Credits: Chemistry student engagement rises with OneNote and Digital Inking

Extra Credits rounds up the latest stories on innovative educational endeavors coming from other parts of Microsoft and the world. This entry comes from a study led by Dr Sylvia Urban, a senior lecturer at Melbourne’s RMIT University School of Science. Her research explored the benefits of creating collaborative, interactive lectures using cloud-based technology... Read more

Beth Hamilton guiding her students on their Surface devices.

Building for innovative learning: A new elementary school takes shape

What if you were given the chance to begin a brand-new school, one that hadn’t even been designed yet? Where would you begin? Beth Hamilton, soon-to-be principal of just such a school, has made it her life’s work and a longtime dream to turn that what-if into an accomplishment for her community. In the fall of 2018, when Wilburton Elementary in Bellevue, Washington... Read more