Tag: Microsoft Educator Community

An educator taking notes on her Surface device.

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

A smiling educator stands in front of a diverse group of colleagues.

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

A student study group uses a Surface Pro 4.

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

Two students complete their project on a Windows device with stylus interface.

Announcing the Microsoft Schools Program

At Microsoft, we’re passionate about our vision to empower everyone to achieve more. Hundreds of thousands of schools and school systems are striving to help educators expand their passion for teaching, by using technology that can transform their classrooms and empower students. To achieve scale and student success, whole school transformation requires careful attention... Read more

Smiling students hold up their projects in front of a display depicting a video Skype call with a teacher.

Literacy meets diversity through Skype in the Classroom

Literacy is the backbone of success and one of the most important educational initiatives that educators strive to weave into every lesson. When the students in one class might have reading levels that vary up to six years apart, teachers must be nimble in how they engage their classroom. And when everyone meets within the same four walls every day, it can be a challenge to... Read more