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Picture Dictionary, Custom Parts of Speech Colors and Roaming Settings come to Immersive Reader

Microsoft continues to build on our commitment to create inclusive learning environments, with tools that empower students of all abilities to work independently, efficiently, and confidently. Microsoft Learning Tools are free tools that implement proven techniques to improve reading and writing for people, regardless of their age or ability. We recently passed an exciting... Read more

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New research shows Learning Tools improved reading comprehension in diverse student group

Today we're sharing the results of a new multi-grade 3rd party research study, conducted in Washington State, that shows the positive impact Microsoft Learning Tools can have in the classroom.  We're also sharing some news below on Learning Tools coming to Word for iPad and the Microsoft Edge Browser. The Microsoft Learning Tools set is natively built into the Office 365... Read more

A screenshot of Immersive Reader being used to focus on a single line of text.

Learning Tools and Immersive Reader updated for OneNote, Word and Outlook

Educators have been seeing great outcomes in using Microsoft Learning Tools for their students over the past year. We’ve heard from Lauren Pittman’s class in Georgia, Jeanne Caudill’s students in Kentucky, and an English Teacher in Macedonia. Spurred by their great feedback, our team wants to empower even more students around the world with inclusive and accessible... Read more

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See What’s New in EDU from Microsoft in June

June updates are now live: What’s new from Microsoft Education Products and Communities   We’ve received great feedback from educators and administrators on what they’re looking for to improve teaching and student learning. What we found was a need for constantly updated information, and guidance on the latest product and feature updates to keep classroom... Read more

A young student reads text with Immersive Reader in OneNote on his Surface Pro 4.

Struggling 1st grade readers improve with the help of OneNote Learning Tools

I teach first grade. But even if I taught 6th grade or high school, if a child struggles with comprehension and fluency, chances are that the student cannot recognize basic sight words. Just think about this for a moment. If a child cannot read the high frequency words (for example, Fry words or Dolch words), how can he or she remember what the sentence is saying while they... Read more