Tag: Education Apps

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How Sphero supports our STEM mission

At Microsoft we are committed to empowering every student on the planet to achieve their full potential. Part of that commitment includes reflecting on how we and our partners can support the students of today and help them be future-ready. After all, research shows 77 percent of jobs will require technology skills in less than a decade.   When we talk about STEM, we... Read more

Here’s what’s new in education apps

With the new school year fast approaching for the Western Hemisphere, we thought it would be useful to look at some of the most recently released apps on the Microsoft Store for Education. These apps work seamlessly within the Microsoft Education ecosystem to enable us all to empower every student to achieve more.   Mindsets Learning is passionately focused on... Read more

Know before you go: Microsoft’s education partners appearing at Bett 2018

Bett 2018 is set to be another exciting, action-packed event, filled with lessons for us all. For a number of years, we have showcased the strong bond between Microsoft and our partners via our Microsoft Education Partner Pavilion at Bett. We are simplifying our approach this year to showcase the holistic solution that is Microsoft Education, and we are proud to incorporate... Read more

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Virtual tools help explore computer science and robotics in the classroom

I am sure everyone enjoyed Computer Science Education Week and its amazing focus on enabling the students of today to create the world of tomorrow. We live in an amazing time of technological progress. Every aspect of our lives is being shaped by digital transformation. However, with transformation comes disruption. There's growing concern over job growth, economic... Read more

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Hot Wheels arrives for STEM Saturdays at Microsoft Store

One of The Education Workshop’s newest initiatives is STEM Saturdays: free drop-in sessions that give people a chance to engage in fun and interesting Science, Technology, Engineering and Math projects hosted by their local Microsoft Store*.  This month's STEM Saturdays will test your engineering and data science skills, as The Education Workshop has partnered with... Read more

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3 ways augmented reality opens new worlds for students

With the rapid development of science and technology, the tools, contents and methods of the education industry are facing huge challenges. To improve education quality, educators need to keep up with new technologies, acquire new skills and adapt content and methods to keep pace with the times. By integrating new technologies such as augmented reality, educators can gain... Read more