Tag: Digital Transformation

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Back to school for the first time at Wilburton Elementary

For students and educators around the world now heading back to school, it's a time filled with emotions and opportunities to make new friends, connect with old ones, and embark on new learning opportunities. For one school in Bellevue, Washington, it’s been a momentous week: Wilburton Elementary opened its doors to a new community of students, parents, and educators, for... Read more

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Microsoft’s Education Transformation Framework: A K-12 framework for holistic digital transformation

Digital transformation is an indisputable force revolutionizing our industries, reinventing our products, redefining our services, and reshaping the way we work. The impact is so dramatic that Klaus Schwab, founder of the World Economic Forum, has dubbed it the fourth industrial revolution1. Our students will enter this very different world. So, how do we prepare them for... Read more

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Making it personal: New approaches for inclusive learning at Wilburton Elementary

Wilburton Elementary is a state-of-the-art school being built from the ground up, following the guidance of the Microsoft Education Transformation Framework, and is a collaborative effort between the Bellevue School District (BSD) and Microsoft. Follow Wilburton’s progress as it happens, from breaking ground, to hiring, to professional development, to becoming a true... Read more

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How can technology empower the Class of 2030?

Our world is changing faster than ever. What skills will today’s kindergarteners need to be life-ready by the time they graduate as the class of 2030? How can technology support their educational journey? To answer these critical questions, we launched a key piece of research: "The class of 2030 and life-ready learning: The technology imperative." Today, I am super... Read more

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Wilburton Elementary: Building community, one student and one parent at a time

Wilburton Elementary is a state-of-the-art school being built from the ground up, following the guidance of the Microsoft Education Transformation Framework, and is a collaborative effort between the Bellevue School District (BSD) and Microsoft. Follow Wilburton’s progress as it happens, from breaking ground, to hiring, to professional development, to becoming a true 21st... Read more

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Extra Credits: Some notes on paperless penmanship from a school leader

Rob Dickson (@showmerob), who directs instructional technology for Omaha Public Schools, shares his experience as a daily note taker who has moved himself and his district into a digital world with OneNote: Writing notes is not bad - I still do it, just differently. It is how I retain knowledge more efficiently. But having this analog process creates barriers. Think about... Read more