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Teaching and assessing math, reimagined with Microsoft Education

From the earliest years, children begin building foundational skills that will help them solve complex math problems. They develop spatial reasoning as they play with blocks, understand concepts like “more” and “less” at snack time or the dinner table, and begin to categorize by attributes as they group their stuffed animals. But somewhere between the play-filled... Read more

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Announcing the 2019 Microsoft Showcase Schools

At Microsoft, we believe in the potential of every student. We believe educators deserve more time to teach. And we believe with the right tools, everything is possible. The schools nominated for our Showcase School program exemplify these beliefs by implementing innovative practices throughout their leadership, teaching, and learning. These beliefs also extend into the... Read more

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Join Microsoft Education at EDUCAUSE 2018: Oct. 30 – Nov. 2 in Denver, CO

We’re excited to once again be a Silver Sponsor of the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference, where IT and Higher Education thought leaders from across the globe gather to network, share ideas, and discover solutions to today’s most pressing challenges in higher education. Our conference lineup is jam-packed with engaging activities, great giveaways, and informative breakout... Read more

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What’s New in EDU: Updates to help students with dyslexia thrive (plus: we want to hear your story!)

With the school year in full swing, it's time to debut our October edition of What's New in EDU. Sorry, Halloween scare-fans: the only spooky thing about this one is how much news we squeezed into a single episode. 👻 We’re excited to bring new features to help teachers reach and engage every student. Our focus this month is on our Made by Dyslexia pledge to help... Read more

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Double Exposure: Learning unbounded by time or place

At Microsoft Education, we love creating tools like Microsoft Teams for classrooms across the globe. For us, though, the best thing about being able to share a tool like Teams for the classroom is seeing how educators use it to support student learning. We were lucky enough to hear from Dr. Michelle Zimmerman, educator at Renton Prep, about how she engages students in their... Read more

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Online collaboration transforms teaching in Western Australia

As teachers push the boundaries of modern pedagogy to give their increasingly diverse learners the best opportunities to succeed, technology matters. Our recent findings from The Class of 2030 and Life-ready Learning research highlighted collaborative platforms as one of the technologies which was best positioned to support socially embedded learning especially over... Read more