Tag: Student Voice

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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

Welcoming Flipgrid to the Microsoft family

If you want to see what a movement looks like, search #FlipgridFever on Twitter, or walk into any classroom that's using Flipgrid. The enthusiasm radiating from Flipgrid’s community is a reflection of how the product began – in the classroom. Back in 2015, Dr. Charlie Miller, Jim Leslie and Phil Soran came together to envision a world where educators could recast the... Read more

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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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MIE Spotlight: How the OneNote Avengers took off at my school

The MIE Spotlight welcomes Melanie LeJeune, a Technology Coach at St. Louis Catholic High School in Louisiana. Melanie uses OneNote for collaboration and to highlight student voice in education. One of my favorite things is to walk into the Computer Architecture class and say, "Avengers, unite!" I can tell you how the team came together and how it all started with a flash... Read more