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E2 | Education Exchange 2018: The future of the world is in our classrooms today

When 400 of the world’s most innovative educators gather together in one place, amazing things happen. Last week, Microsoft held the fourth annual E2 | Education Exchange. This event is one of the highlights of the year, where we have the opportunity to celebrate the incredible work of the some of the most innovative educators from around the globe. The essence of E2 is... Read more

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How to nominate yourself as Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert (MIEE)

Are you a teacher striving to find new ways to engage your students? If you'd like to connect with a global, professional learning community of other teachers, just like yourself, who are constantly pushing the boundaries of what a classroom looks and feels like, we have a step-by-step guide for you below. Microsoft supports a thriving community of passionate educators who... Read more

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London college gives every student a voice with Teams

“Everyone has a voice, and I believe everyone deserves to be heard,” says Esam Baboukhan, computer science instructor at the City of Westminster College in London. How do you make sure everyone can use their voice, especially when they don’t speak aloud? For Baboukhan, a Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert (MIE), it was a challenge that had to be met. One of his... Read more

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Thank you for joining us in Singapore for Education Exchange 2018

With 2018's Education Exchange (E2) now concluded, we're sharing two special episodes of What’s New in EDU, featuring teachers from five different countries who united for a #Road2E2 story.   Our annual Education Exchange serves as an opportunity to come together and explore industry trends – including emerging technologies that support teaching, skills... Read more

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More than books: The Cultivate World Literacy project is empowering schools and students to reach new readers globally

The 126 million illiterate youth in the world today are looking at an almost certain life of poverty. This fact is what has driven my passion to give children books as much as I am able, and to travel to South Africa – twice so far - to make a difference. In my month as a volunteer teacher in Africa, I saw state-of-the-art schools. I also saw schools where children shared... Read more

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How a New Jersey middle school uses Minecraft: Education Edition to teach game design

How do you teach game design in a middle school setting? According to Steve Isaacs, who teaches at the William Annin Middle School in New Jersey, just 45 minutes west of New York City, it looks a bit like this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Y8ZfKyRyB0 Steve teaches Game Design and Development via a quest-based (or choice-based) learning environment, providing students... Read more