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3 key ways Microsoft 365 Education gives you the most value at the lowest cost

Many educational institutions looking to harness the power of the cloud consider Microsoft and Google. While both include collaboration, voice, device and security services, Microsoft 365 Education provides coverage and capabilities most institutions aren’t aware they can get in a single license. We know you’ll do the due diligence to determine which service will best... Read more

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Back to School season gets easier with live tips and hands-on help from #MicrosoftEDU

The Back to School season is a hectic period of behind-the-scenes work for educators, school leaders and IT leaders who want their students to walk into a seamless, appropriately set up classroom. Hectic doesn't have to mean hard, though, and the Microsoft Education Team wants to be there for you while you set up your digital classroom, save time and improve learning outcomes... Read more

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Educators talk student voice, Flipgrid and Minecraft: Education Edition on July’s #MSFTEduChat TweetMeet

The message from this year's Hack the Classroom event came through loud and clear: Educators want to boost and protect student voice, elevating it above the din of our demanding lives. When students feel heard, feel seen, and feel acknowledged, their motivation to learn grows substantially. Student voice may not take the same form in every classroom - and education leaders... Read more

Announcing new lesson plans and Minecraft: Education Edition update to spark interest in STEM

This week, the Microsoft Education team is in the Windy City showing off some exciting new technology and curricula to support STEM learning at the annual ISTE conference. In today’s job market, 50 percent of jobs require technology skills, and in the next 10 years, these types of jobs will outpace non-technology jobs by nearly two to one. It’s more important than ever... Read more

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Tips and tricks to keep students primed with real-world learning in summer

School's out for summer, and while it’s certainly a time for fun and sun, the downtime can also cause what’s commonly referred to as the “Summer Slide.” Researchers have found that students’ achievement scores decline over summer vacation. Their economic background, or access to learning resources during the summer months, was also found to play a frequent role in... Read more

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Lisbon school’s Minecraft project takes learning through multiple subjects, disciplines and worlds

Minecraft in the classroom is redefining learning and building stronger relationships between teachers and their students. My name is ​Kyriakos Koursaris​ and I am the Head of Educational Technology at ​PaRK International School​ in Lisbon, Portugal. I am also an MIE Expert and Fellow, as well as a Minecraft Global Mentor. For me, everything started three years... Read more