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OneNote and Learning Tools helped us out of a setback and into a transformed classroom

For most teachers, the death of their primary work device can be catastrophic. For me, it was a surprising step one toward a transformed classroom. My previous device crashed and burned in the middle of 2nd advisory. Sure, we can back up with storage drives and access cloud capabilities, but there is nothing like the trusted comfort of your primary work computer. When mine... Read more


Why Learning Tools are for everyone in your classroom

You may have looked at Learning Tools before and thought, "This is just for special education staff, right?” No way! By the end of this, you will have a better idea on how these tools will benefit all students and adults and make teaching easier.   Learning Tools are for everyone   It’s likely you’ve had some students who turn in written work with... Read more


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


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

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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