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Beat the back to school blues with student hacks you can use all year long

Kick up your coursework a notch and get (virtually) organized with this rundown of back to school tips, tricks, and time savers.   But first things first …   Free stuff 101: Did you know that any student — yes, you — can use apps like Microsoft Word and PowerPoint for free right now, no strings attached? If this is news to you, head over here,... Read more

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Teaching and assessing math, reimagined with Microsoft Education

From the earliest years, children begin building foundational skills that will help them solve complex math problems. They develop spatial reasoning as they play with blocks, understand concepts like “more” and “less” at snack time or the dinner table, and begin to categorize by attributes as they group their stuffed animals. But somewhere between the play-filled... Read more

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Double Exposure: Learning unbounded by time or place

At Microsoft Education, we love creating tools like Microsoft Teams for classrooms across the globe. For us, though, the best thing about being able to share a tool like Teams for the classroom is seeing how educators use it to support student learning. We were lucky enough to hear from Dr. Michelle Zimmerman, educator at Renton Prep, about how she engages students in their... Read more

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Class Notebook in Microsoft Teams: create and connect, all in one space

Collaboration is so important. So is individual focus time. With Class Notebook in Microsoft Teams, your students don't have to weigh one against the other. Check out how Class Notebook in Teams creates a centralized space for student engagement and rich content work: Psssst … don’t forget Microsoft Teams and Class Notebook are FREE for students and teachers as part of... Read more

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6 Ways to make assignments (and your school year) easier with Microsoft Teams

We know a lot of planning goes into each and every lesson, sequence, and unit that you teach. From daily reading to capstone projects, not a day goes by where you’re not checking to see if assignments have been turned in, answering questions about assignments, grading assignments, or just plain obsessing a little about assignments. Enter: Microsoft Teams. While there’s... Read more