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Using OneNote has utterly transformed the way we teach at Myddelton College

Myddelton College opened its doors to students at the start of September 2016 with a particular aim in mind: to truly prepare young people for life and work in the 21st century. Our vision was for a child's educational experience to resemble a modern workflow, a much more collaborative exercise than a traditional education delivers, between pupils themselves and between pupils... Read more

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What’s New in EDU: All the news wrapped up for the holidays

As much as we enjoy tearing open a cozy couple of socks or peeling back the paper on a snazzy blender (you shouldn’t have!), we’re of the firm belief that educators reign supreme when it comes to giving the perfect gift. For them, giving is an almost year-round thing, and the results are useful for the rest of your life. In our last episode of What’s New in EDU for 2018,... Read more

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Beat the back to school blues with student hacks you can use all year long

Kick up your coursework a notch and get (virtually) organized with this rundown of back to school tips, tricks, and time savers.   But first things first …   Free stuff 101: Did you know that any student — yes, you — can use apps like Microsoft Word and PowerPoint for free right now, no strings attached? If this is news to you, head over here,... Read more

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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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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