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"At Achievement for All we know not every child learns in the same way, or at the same pace, and that as educators we must broaden the horizons of the classroom if we are to ensure every child achieves what they should."
Sometimes getting started in programming can be intimidating, but finding the tools to learn how to code shouldn’t be. That’s why we’ve created a single destination for all students developer resources, tools, software and tutorials. Imagine Access, your all-access pass to the software tools you need no matter your skill level or experience, and all at no cost to students!
As schools prepare for the start of another school year and teachers get their classrooms ready to welcome students, we are introducing additional features to meet the needs of schools, teachers and students. Today we are announcing changes to Office 365 Education that will make it easier for schools to meet their security and compliance needs at a time when teaching and learning are becoming increasingly collaborative and cloud-connected.
Continuing our journey through the Windows 10 tutorial video series, we now meet Cortana - your personal digital assistant. Designed to help you quickly manage your life and easily get things done on your Windows 10 PC, tablet, and phone, Cortana can be used in a number of ways.
The following entry was originally posted on the Microsoft Teachers Blog and looks at how the Xbox can be used in the classroom. Often dismissed as simply a games console, Stuart Ball explores the many different ways in which the device can be utilised within an educational setting to engage students and provide access to a range of resources and experiences.
The stores are chock-full of school supplies, buses are back on their routes, and anticipation is in the air: it's back-to-school time again. And while parents and students are doing their part to be school-ready, teachers have been working behind-the-scenes to prepare for perhaps the most important job there is: educating our next generation.
With the first day of September now upon us, the start of the new academic year is just around the corner. It's an exciting time for all concerned, with the curriculum and course materials all planned out, but some teachers may still be searching for that extra special something to help bring the subject matter to life and engage the students more deeply in the learning process.
We have reached the point in our Windows 10 video tutorial series at which we take closer look at Microsoft Edge, the powerful new browser in Windows 10. Learn how to search using the address bar, annotate directly onto websites with your pen, improve your online reading experience with reading view, and how to access features using the Hub.
From Houston to Philadelphia to the Los Angeles Unified School District, Sway is redefining learning and getting a lot of attention in the process. Whether you've already been in school for almost a month or still have a couple more weeks until the #firstfivedays, and educators are looking for ways to save time, and get ideas out there in new ways.
Ahead of the new academic year starting in September, we're pleased to be back with more news and resources from the MIE Minute Newsletter.