Tag: STEM

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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What you’ll see from Microsoft Education and our partners at ISTE 2018

At Microsoft Education our mission is to empower every student on the planet to achieve more. Delivering on this mission means working with partners across the globe who are equally committed to, and every bit as enthusiastic about, improving educational outcomes. For the first time at ISTE, we are proud to showcase 12 of those inspirational partners. We hope the sneak peek... Read more

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Wilburton Elementary: Building community, one student and one parent at a time

Wilburton Elementary is a state-of-the-art school being built from the ground up, following the guidance of the Microsoft Education Transformation Framework, and is a collaborative effort between the Bellevue School District (BSD) and Microsoft. Follow Wilburton’s progress as it happens, from breaking ground, to hiring, to professional development, to becoming a true 21st... Read more

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Sparking creativity with LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Education EV3 and Microsoft MakeCode

Today we are incredibly excited to announce the launch of MakeCode for LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Education EV3!  This collaboration is the culmination of months of engineering, design and user testing work between the LEGO Education and Microsoft MakeCode teams. LEGO MINDSTORMS Education EV3 helps bring technology and computer science to life with hands-on, project-based... Read more

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Go hands-on with robotics using everyday materials on STEM Saturdays, coming to Microsoft Stores

The Hacking STEM team is proud to bring STEM Saturdays back to Microsoft Stores for the months of April and May. STEM Saturdays offer free drop-in sessions that give people a chance to engage in fun and hands-on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math projects, hosted by their local Microsoft Store. This month’s STEM Saturdays will celebrate engineering and design... Read more

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Teachers and students create interactive STEM lessons that inspire, motivate, and teach others

Sometimes students are so energized and motivated by learning, they create their own lessons. José Pedro Almeida, a 12-year-old student from Vale do Tamel School in Portugal, uses his passion for coding and robotics to teach other students - and teachers - how to code in simple ways. Carlos Sousa, Jose’s teacher and a Microsoft Innovative Educator (MIE) Expert, created a... Read more