Tag: Research

New survey: What parents think about technology in the classroom

As a former educator, I’ve always been conscious of the parent’s role - essentially as their child’s first teacher - and their unique, valuable perspective on learning. Parents remember the ways they were taught in school and often have valid questions and thoughts on the new ways children learn, and about the curriculum being taught. With summer coming to an end and... Read more

New report shows how teachers use Microsoft Forms to drive improvement in learning outcomes

Microsoft Education has undertaken a new study with researchers at Digital Promise to investigate how teachers around the world are using Microsoft Forms to drive learning. Providing feedback to students on their learning progress is one of the most powerful pedagogical approaches and education research has repeatedly shown that formative feedback has a tremendous impact on... Read more

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How can technology empower the Class of 2030?

Our world is changing faster than ever. What skills will today’s kindergarteners need to be life-ready by the time they graduate as the class of 2030? How can technology support their educational journey? To answer these critical questions, we launched a key piece of research: "The class of 2030 and life-ready learning: The technology imperative." Today, I am super... Read more

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Thank you, teachers

In honor of Teacher Appreciation Day, in honor of heroes that are transforming education as we know it (that's you!) and in honor of the conductors who quiet the noise and awaken minds to endless curiosity and creativity, we wanted to share this letter with you: Thank you for finding a way to reach every kind of student. Thank you for the long, long hours you dedicate... Read more

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4 Things we learned about Microsoft 365 Education from the Forrester Consulting Total Economic Impact study

IT Professionals working in education have their own set of unique challenges. Through our conversations with you, we have learned that you need a solution that will support your students, your faculty and staff, as well as your peace of mind.  I love talking with IT leaders working in education because, as they describe their goals, I get inspired – every time! We believe... Read more

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What’s New in EDU: Building better pathways for women in STEM

This month’s episode of What’s New in EDU is on a topic very near and dear to my heart. Working in tech over the past 15 years, and working with the Anita Borg Institute, has allowed me to dive deeper into this topic. Now, more than ever, I feel it’s critical to build pathways for women to pursue STEM careers, either through engineering and technical roles, or via... Read more