Tag: Microsoft Learning Tools


Celebrating International Mother Language Day

In today’s interconnected world, the ability to speak multiple languages and communicate across linguistic divides is a critical skill. Even partial knowledge of more than one language is beneficial. Proficiency in additional languages is a new kind of global literacy. Language learning needs to be expanded for all – young and old. Advances in machine translation... Read more


Chalkup co-founder is joining Microsoft Education and bringing the best of Chalkup to Microsoft Teams

As part of our continued investment to help save teachers time, build collaborative classrooms and drive better learning outcomes for students, we are excited to announce that Chalkup's co-founder, Justin Chando, is joining Microsoft Education! In 2013, Justin set out to build a more compelling digital classroom experience for all students. Since then, Chalkup has delivered... Read more


How one school has modernized its education system to make innovation teachable

Nestled in the heart of the largest startup ecosystem in Latin America is Escola Bosque, a small school in Sao Paolo, Brazil, that’s revolutionizing the way its students are learning. To keep up with the ever-changing landscape of the workforce, Escola Bosque has prioritized technology and made it a fundamental part of its curriculum. Kids here, some as young as seven... Read more

Extra Credits: Student promotes inclusivity with technology as his voice

Extra Credits rounds up the latest stories on innovative educational endeavors coming from other parts of Microsoft and the world. In today's edition of Extra Credits, the Microsoft Accessibility Blog shares the story of Justin, a college student with athetoid cerebral palsy. Like the other individuals featured in the ongoing Inclusion in Action series , Justin is... 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

Andrew reading alongside his mother, Mitra.

Extra Credits: How students are transforming their lives with accessible technology

Extra Credits rounds up the latest stories on innovative educational endeavors coming from other parts of Microsoft and the world. Before last summer, Mitra Niknam recalls, her eight-year-old son felt like there was a part of the world he couldn’t access. She wanted Andrew to have as much opportunity as everyone else to bring his perspective and creativity into his... Read more