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Norwegian elementary school focuses on STEM learning with Microsoft Education

Extra Credits rounds up the latest stories on innovative educational endeavors coming from other parts of Microsoft and the world. When the Norwegian government provided guidance for a country-wide digital literacy program, the intent was to prepare more than 1 million school-aged children for a technology-driven future. To that end, the municipality of Nedre Eiker has led... Read more

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Marshall Public Schools adopts Windows 10 in S mode devices to balance security while enabling student creativity

Extra Credits rounds up the latest stories on innovative educational endeavors coming from other parts of Microsoft and the world. This entry highlights an initiative from a Midwest educational district: Marshall Public Schools, in Marshall, Minnesota, who have deployed HP x360 devices running Windows 10 in S mode to students in the district. S mode eases security concerns... Read more

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Moving the needle on student achievement: Fresno Unified School District’s personalized learning initiative

Today’s students will graduate into a world that will be dramatically different - and changing faster than ever. They will enter a workforce where job functions, roles and even categories will be significantly altered, and will face social and global challenges beyond what we can imagine today. Research recently conducted by Microsoft - “The class of 2030 and life-ready... Read more

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Teachers and students create interactive STEM lessons that inspire, motivate, and teach others

Sometimes students are so energized and motivated by learning, they create their own lessons. José Pedro Almeida, a 12-year-old student from Vale do Tamel School in Portugal, uses his passion for coding and robotics to teach other students - and teachers - how to code in simple ways. Carlos Sousa, Jose’s teacher and a Microsoft Innovative Educator (MIE) Expert, created a... Read more

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Leading school in Guatemala uses Microsoft tools to drive student achievement

Guatemala is changing rapidly. After a long period of civil strife, its democracy has stabilized. With that stability has come an improved economy, which now ranks first in Central America. But challenges remain. More than half of Guatemala’s nearly 17 million residents live in poverty and the country today is teeming with young people who need jobs and opportunity.... Read more

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London college gives every student a voice with Teams

“Everyone has a voice, and I believe everyone deserves to be heard,” says Esam Baboukhan, computer science instructor at the City of Westminster College in London. How do you make sure everyone can use their voice, especially when they don’t speak aloud? For Baboukhan, a Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert (MIE), it was a challenge that had to be met. One of his... Read more