The month of May on the Microsoft Educator Network focuses on appreciating the teachers in our global community. We recognize their incredible contributions, and innovations in classrooms all over the world in the face of challenges and barriers that they overcome daily.
Margo Day, Vice president of U.S. Education at Microsoft and Sterling Beane, the West Virginia Department of Education’s Chief Technology Officer, discuss how West Virginia is paving a new way for states to do business by forming a bold strategic partnership between the public and private sectors that will result in lower costs and broader access for the schools and families in West Virginia.
Teachers continue to play a key role in shaping the next generation of leaders. Anthony Salcito, Vice President of Worldwide Education at Microsoft, introduces us to a few hardworking American teachers that represent those who are shaping the future today and everyday.
As part of Teacher Appreciation Week, we are announcing Office Mix, a simple way for teachers to create interactive, online lessons with PowerPoint. Blog by Anthony Salcito, VP of Worldwide Education at Microsoft.
As lifelong learners, the work of teachers includes continual learning about all dimensions of their practice. Research shows that teacher professional development leads to student success. Learn more about how Microsoft technology empowers online professional development communities and join the discussion.
In honor of teachers during teacher appreciation week, Microsoft is happy to share new teacher training materials for the dedicated teachers who are reimagining teaching and learning with Windows 8.1.
Blog post by Margo Day, Vice President, U.S. Education at Microsoft. Today is a milestone day for Baltimore, as Superintendent Dr. Dallas Dance visits a number of classrooms to start the distribution of some of the Windows devices that will be a part of the District's journey toward 1:1 classroom scenarios. Baltimore County Public Schools chose low cost Windows devices for their schools.
Microsoft is making the Internet safer for students with Bing in the Classroom — a free program that provides ad-free, safer, more private search in schools to all eligible K–12 schools in the U.S.
For the past year, Partners in Learning has been working hard to create a blog that gives teachers and educators insight into effective instruction. All of that hard work has finally paid off and we are pleased to announce that Partners in Learning earned 3rd place for the Best Group Blog in 2013 by Edublog Awards.