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Useful Microsoft in Education posts this week #57

Using MinecraftEdu - Part 1 - Introduction

An introduction to the basic features MinecraftEdu, a custom version of Minecraft designed for teachers and students. Learn more at:

Using Minecraft as an Educational Tool

Middle school students create their own 3D virtual worlds and learn lessons about communication, collaboration, and digital citizenship through the first-per...

25 Real Ways Minecraft is Being Used in the Classroom

From math to art to geography and even quantum mechanics, Minecraft is turning bland subjects into incredible immersive learning experiences.

Summer school for educators: Find online courses from Microsoft to advance your professional development over the summer

Summer is the perfect time for growth and learning for educators and school leaders who want to come back to school in the fall with new ideas on using the latest technology to expand the walls of the classroom. With online and in-person professional development and training resources, Microsoft makes it easy for you to...

Educators worldwide are choosing Microsoft Windows 10 and Office 365

Microsoft remains clear K-12 education OS global market leader We’re really excited to see even more students and educators around the world using and loving Windows 10 and Office...

Take your teaching and your school to the next level: Become a Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert or Showcase School

Have you ever asked a Microsoft Innovative Educator (MIE) Expert or a Microsoft Showcase School leader what these programs have meant to them? If so, you may have heard words like transformational, inspiring, or even life-changing – all expressed with unbridled enthusiasm. These visionary educators are not only taking their careers to the next level,...

Microsoft Unveils Collaboration Features and 35 Partners for Office for Education (EdSurge News)

The big are getting bigger. Microsoft has announced a number of Office 365 Education features for the 2016-2017 school year in a blog post.First in line was PLC Groups Preview, aimed at helping educators connect more easily with their professional learning communities. PLC Groups Preview will also i

Apps take Office 365 Education to the next level

With millions of Office 365 users in education, it’s no surprise that innovative developers are working tirelessly to create powerful new apps to make it even more powerful. Yesterday, we announced exciting updates to Office 365 Education that demonstrate our dedication to this platform for schools, teachers, and students. The long list of partners who...

ISTE 2016

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Introducing Microsoft Forms for education

Microsoft Forms is a new app that allows anyone to easily and quickly create custom surveys, quizzes, questionnaires and more. Get started with Office 365 Ed...