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How lesser-known Microsoft tools can enhance English-language learning

by Robert Low • 1 year ago

Commentary: Many useful tools for those learning English as a second language are already tucked away in apps commonly found on school computers.

There's a shortage of K-12 computer science education in the U.S., Microsoft survey finds

by Betsy Foresman • 2 years ago

Industry demand for tech workers is climbing, but new data shows computer science is conspicuously absent from K-12 curricula across the country.

As tech giants focus on accessibility tools, the equation changes for education

by Patience Wait • 2 years ago

Costs and ease of use improve as Microsoft and other companies expand features and promote them.

Schools find a classroom translation tool has benefits for reaching parents, too

by Patience Wait • 2 years ago

A standard piece of Microsoft's education suite is being adapted for use in communicating with communities whose native language is not English.

Future Farmers of America, Microsoft to develop tech-based agricultural curriculum

by Ryan Johnston • 2 years ago

The three-year partnership with Microsoft aims to bring agricultural education into the 21st century. It will kick off at the FFA's annual convention in October.

Microsoft announces smaller, more affordable Surface device

by Emily Tate • 2 years ago

At 1.15 pounds and 10 inches, the Surface Go is made to fit comfortably in a backpack but offer the full performance of a laptop.

Microsoft to invest $1.5 millions in Computer Science Teachers Association

by Ryan Johnston • 2 years ago

The investment will act as "seed money" for the K-12 association and will be distributed over three years, Microsoft officials said.

Microsoft announces grant program for 'mixed reality' headset technology

by Ryan Johnston • 2 years ago

The Limitless Libraries Fund, which was announced at ISTE 2018, will be open to public, middle and high school libraries.

GitHub announces new workforce-minded education bundle for schools

by Patience Wait • 2 years ago

GitHub looks to give students and teachers free access to tools used by professionals in the computer science field.