Tag: MIE

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Meet changemakers in education: Hack the Classroom is live on October 27

The Hack is Back on October 27th! Our next Hack the Classroom event is devoted to the changemakers in education and the passionate innovators in student-centered learning. Join us and learn from the educators who help students build future-ready skills and who ignite their interest in STEM learning. These passionate educators will generously share their techniques and... Read more

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Announcing the new 2018-2019 Microsoft Innovative Educator Experts

At Microsoft, we are inspired every day by the impact dedicated educators and thoughtful leaders are making on innovative teaching, ultimately improving student outcomes. At the core of everything we do is the drive to inspire educators and, in turn, to help every student achieve more. We also recognize that technology alone cannot develop the 21st century skills students... Read more

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Back to School tips and tactics in August’s #MSFTEduChat TweetMeet

It's a big planet, so we don't all go back to school at the same time. Sooner or later, though, students and educators inevitably head back to the classroom - hopefully with maximum momentum intact. The #MSFTEduChat TweetMeet of August is a great way to broaden your horizon to encompass different ideas, approaches and opinions about getting Back To School and hitting the... Read more

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A lesson a day to keep student skills sharp this summer

To make real-world summer learning as easy and impactful as we can, we've partnered with our community of Microsoft Innovative Educator Experts to put together 25 quick tips and lesson activities parents can do with their kids over the course of five summer weeks. Whether you're spending time in the sun or surrounded by books, check back here throughout the coming weeks... Read more

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Professional Development goes global with #MSFTEduChat TweetMeet on June 19

With ISTE 2018 coming up in Chicago, educators are about to infuse their professional development with the perspectives, advice and talents of their peers. Thinking globally about professional development isn't just for in-person attendees, though. The Microsoft Educator Community is a constantly collaborative, worldwide reminder that self-improvement doesn't have to be a... Read more

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How a first-time teacher brought new energy to education in rural Morocco

Teaching wasn’t really on my to-do list. My ambition was to be a financial manager once I graduated from university, but instead I followed my father’s path into teaching. And in my country, Morocco, that means consigning yourself to an isolated region for the first few years of your career. No electricity, no drinkable water, and in winter you might have to cross rivers... Read more