Tag: Sustainable Development Goals

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The Innovation Project brings together 460 schools across 85 countries to solve global issues

If you joined our #MSFTEduChat recently (get caught up here), in which we discussed the global movement to #TeachSDGs (the UN's Sustainable Development Goals), you may be looking for more ways to inspire your students and put them on a path to make the world better. A new global project by Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert Koen Timmers invites you and your school to take... Read more

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#MSFTEduChat TweetMeet goes multilingual to talk Sustainable Development Goals on April 17

If you and your students consider every skill a step toward building a better world, you're already equipped to help meet the Global Goals for Sustainable Development. Set by the United Nations and leaders around the world, these 17 goals for 2030 ask for a bold collaboration between classrooms to support better education, gender equality, climate action, and more by the year... Read more

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Celebrating International Mother Language Day

In today’s interconnected world, the ability to speak multiple languages and communicate across linguistic divides is a critical skill. Even partial knowledge of more than one language is beneficial. Proficiency in additional languages is a new kind of global literacy. Language learning needs to be expanded for all – young and old. Advances in machine translation... Read more

Microsoft Innovative Educator Koen Timmers speaking on stage.

This computer science teacher is bringing 250 schools together to learn about climate change

There’s a global issue currently at the top of mind for Koen Timmers, rising above the many projects you would expect one of the world’s top 50 teachers to be juggling. His latest labor of love is the Climate Action Project – a digital group project where 250 schools in 69 countries work together to learn about climate change. As they work on the project, students... Read more

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What the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals mean for your curriculum

When you’re dedicated to teaching children something positive and offering them hope for the future, something that encourages real action, you’re already taking the first, important steps to teaching the Global Goals for Sustainable Development.   What are the SDGs?   SDGs stands for “Sustainable Development Goals.” They are a set of 17 goals,... Read more

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Experts share their shortcuts to creativity with STEM: Join #MSFTEduChat on Sept. 19

Learning has no limits. When educators and students truly connect in the classroom, they see endless learning opportunities in the world around them, today and tomorrow, and inspire creativity within each other. On September 19th, we’re bringing in the experts to help you inspire student creativity and curiosity with STEM during our #MSFTEduChat TweetMeet at... Read more