Tag: Personalized Learning

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Fresno Unified School District student outcomes improve with personalized learning

Fresno Unified School District, the fourth largest district in California, supports 75,000 students with a majority from low income households, and 22 percent who are English learners.  Fresno Unified represents some of our country’s most economically disadvantaged students – and yet they embody a wealth of opportunity. Beginning in 2016, Microsoft Education partnered... Read more

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Extra Credits: Queensland college, bolstered by Microsoft Imagine Academy, nearly doubles student certificate attainment

Extra Credits rounds up the latest stories on innovative educational endeavors coming from other parts of Microsoft and the world. Today’s entry comes from Bentley Park College, a state college facing a low socio-economic index in Cairns, Queensland, but now reaping the benefits of reorienting its culture around technological excellence. Over the course of six years,... Read more

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How an assessment tool can help you teach 21st century skills

It takes a lot of courage to shift from traditional teacher-led training to flipped classrooms with deep, personalized learning paths. When adding the challenge of teaching 21st century skills to your pure subject knowledge, you need time and effort initially to re-configure your safe and familiar lesson plans. However, those who have tried it say there’s no going... Read more

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TweetMeet on Personalized Learning: Join #OneNoteQ on Mar. 7

Did purple cape envy bring you here, or are you just curious to learn more about OneNote? Either way, we’ve got a new TweetMeet for you! On March 7th at 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. PST, we’ll explore Personalized Learning. Educators will also discuss how they're using OneNote to improve student outcomes in class. For this upcoming #OneNoteQ conversation, we'll be honored to... Read more

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Extra Credits: Connected classrooms and digital ink come to River Dell Regional School District

Extra Credits rounds up the latest stories on innovative educational endeavors coming from other parts of Microsoft and the world. This entry from the Windows blog examines how the River Dell Regional School District in Bergen County, New Jersey, adopted Windows 10, affordable Windows devices, and inking for their students. Excerpt:   River Dell Regional School... Read more