Tag: Microsoft Educator Community

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What’s New in EDU: Hack the Classroom and hit the Oregon Trail with Minecraft: Education Edition

A classroom is more than a room built with brick and mortar. Inside, educators and students come together as builders too, assembling projects, lesson plans, and the skills they’ll need to thrive in the future. In the October episode of What’s New in EDU, our monthly round-up of the latest efforts and products from Microsoft Education, we put wheels on the whole classroom... Read more

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Announcing the new 2017-2018 Microsoft Innovative Educator Experts and Showcase Schools

At Microsoft, we recognize that technology alone cannot develop the 21st century skills students require. We are inspired, every day, by the impact amazing educators and thoughtful leaders are making on innovative teaching, all leading to improved student outcomes. We are heartened when our Microsoft Educators and Showcase Schools help support and transform others across the... Read more

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Get ready to become a Surface Classroom Champion

Technology can save time and open classrooms to the creative potential of computer science, but it works best in partnership with educators. In our ongoing mission to empower students of today to create the world of tomorrow, the Surface team at Microsoft is happy to share our latest investment in the Microsoft Innovative Educator community through the MIE Surface Experts... Read more

Bear Creek Middle School students collaborate in class with Microsoft Teams.

Immersive classroom experience in Microsoft Teams rolling out to Office 365 for Education customers worldwide

Microsoft Teams is poised to empower students, educators and staff virtually everywhere, with new features rolling out across 181 markets and in 25 different languages. The latest experiences in Microsoft Teams, the digital hub for teachers and students in Office 365 for Education, are designed to help schools achieve more together: by fostering deeply engaged classrooms,... Read more

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Nominate yourself today: 2017-18 Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert recruitment open now until July 15

We are thrilled to announce that the 2017-2018 Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert (MIEE) recruitment period is now open!  We are currently seeking educators from around the world to join our next class of MIEEs. The self-nomination period opens April 15 and closes July 15. All self-nominations must be received during this period. How to nominate yourself The MIE Expert... Read more

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From students to digital citizens: A positive step on Safer Internet Day

Think of an earthquake. It’s an event we can’t control, but instead of sitting in fear we can reinforce what we do to help and strengthen ourselves. Staying safe in a digital world is a far cry from the physical safeguards we seek against an earthquake, but educators and parents often rely on the negatives and evils of the Internet to get the message across. How can... Read more