Tag: Microsoft Showcase Schools

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O’Dea High School’s story of digital transformation

Letting go of old habits takes time, unless you’re the dedicated and innovative educators of O'Dea High School. Beginning in August of the 2017-2018 school year, O'Dea launched a one-to-one single device program featuring the Microsoft Surface.  Shortly after the launch, in October, Microsoft's EDU Product Manager, Mike Tholfsen, visited O'Dea. He visited some classes... 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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2016 Microsoft Showcase Schools: The best of the best in education transformation

Change is never easy, so when we see monumental education transformation in schools throughout the globe, it is worth recognizing and celebrating. Much of this hard work is taking place in Microsoft Showcase Schools, see the list of 2014-2015 Microsoft Showcase Schools. These visionary schools each have strong passion for modernizing schools and ensuring students are using... Read more