Free educator training helps build confidence during hybrid learning

The past year has brought uncertainty to educators as learning environments have evolved, making it more important than ever for them to feel comfortable and confident using technology to facilitate remote and hybrid learning. Microsoft offers a variety of free training and professional development resources that help educators teach in any environment. These resources can […]

How to Make Butter with Preschool Kids

About Pre-K Pages I’m Vanessa, I help busy Pre-K and Preschool teachers plan effective and engaging lessons, create fun, playful learning centers, and gain confidence in the classroom. As a Pre-K teacher with more than 20 years of classroom teaching experience, I’m committed to helping you teach better, save time, stress less, and live more. […]

Navigating disruption: Spotlight on social-emotional learning

Just over a year ago, COVID-19 disrupted the educational journeys of 1.6 billion students around the globe and changed how we live, work, socialize, and learn. Today the world continues to navigate the economic, public health, and humanitarian challenges the pandemic caused. Throughout the disruptions, the incredible efforts of K-12 teachers and higher education faculty […]

Updates in Microsoft EDU for International Math Day

By Mina Spasic Posted on March 12, 2021 at 1:53 pm Today’s math classrooms are incredibly diverse, students come from many backgrounds and teachers differentiate their instruction for various skill levels and needs. At Microsoft Education, we are here to support students and teachers in their journey. Some time ago, we wrote about the current […]

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There’s a lot for educators to keep up with, like new technologies, upcoming events, students’ emotional and academic needs, and professional development. Luckily, managing all of that gets a little easier with the Microsoft Educator Center monthly newsletter, which shares the latest information about Microsoft Teams, Flipgrid, Minecraft, and more. This valuable collection of time-saving […]

Empowering your faculty: A playbook for higher education

We’re excited to announce the completion of a new paper, “Flattening the multimodal learning curve: A faculty playbook,” which aims to equip faculty with effective strategies, practices, and tools to navigate the pedagogical paradigm shift accelerated by COVID-19. The paper addresses the key challenges, digital divides, skill gaps, and socio-economic disparities facing faculty at higher […]

Counting Songs for Preschool Kids

About Pre-K Pages I’m Vanessa, I help busy Pre-K and Preschool teachers plan effective and engaging lessons, create fun, playful learning centers, and gain confidence in the classroom. As a Pre-K teacher with more than 20 years of classroom teaching experience, I’m committed to helping you teach better, save time, stress less, and live more. […]

FarmBeats for Students: AI, ML and Data Science for the Classroom

By karonweber Posted on March 2, 2021 at 7:40 pm Today is UNESCO World Engineering Day for Sustainable Development. A day to celebrate how applying engineering skills can improve modern life and achieve positive environmental impact. While the UN Sustainable Development Goals represent an ambitious challenge to enhance the peace and prosperity on the planet, UN […]