“One of the greatest tools available is BrainPOP, an animated video resource that covers all subjects, all areas, and all grade levels. In short, 6 minute videos, students are able to get great instruction on any topic.” – Adina Popa, USA
“Innovation rules the future. The advancements in technology have changed the lifestyle of every individual.” – Meka Ramakrishna Sayee, India
We’re still feeling inspired by the events that took place at The Microsoft in Education Global Forum a few weeks ago! Check out this video of our school leader attendees.
Alberto Castellano’s incredible project focuses on helping hearing-impaired students in the classroom.
I had the privilege of being a member of the United States delegation at the Microsoft in Education Global Forum in Barcelona, Spain, earlier this month. During this event, I tweeted many examples the power of the Global Forum. Being … Continue reading
In our coverage of the 2014 Microsoft in Education Global Forum in Barcelona, we’ve talked a good bit about the students from the Saltash.net Community School in Cornwall, England. Four students from this Microsoft Innovative School not only attended the … Continue reading
“We need creative minds because there’s no easy or obvious way to achieve great solutions for the challenges the world faces today.” – Cristina Isern, Spain
“We wanted to be able to offer our students and teachers a tablet device that would do all of the computing they were used to with a laptop, then take that further.” – Kimberly Evelti, USA
“I truly believe that in today’s world when you’re not learning, you’re falling behind.” – Emily Douglas, USA
Hellerup School is one of the Microsoft World Tour Schools in the Innovative Schools Program. The school is operating in one big open classroom environment without walls. Students are encouraged to work according to their individual learning styles in a synergy … Continue reading
Bijal Damiani of India walks us through her project, Creative Capitalists, Let’s Make World a Better Place.
One year ago – April 3rd, 2013 – the Innteach (originally titled “Teachnology”) blog was born from the shared vision of three educators who met at the 2013 Microsoft in Education Global Forum in Prague. The vision was to help other … Continue reading
“We need a lot of work to be done, and if it’s not us doing this work, and pushing for it, then who else is going to do it?” – Professor Dr. Amro Khater, Egypt
We’ve just completed an amazing Microsoft in Education Global Forum, but it’s not too soon to examine how participants – and other educators around the world – can raise the bar for teaching innovation. To that end, I recently sat … Continue reading
“Being an entrepreneur can be frustrating and time-consuming, of course. Patience is key.” – Johnnie Lovett, USA
Discover the impact inspiring teachers had on three working professionals, and how their educational experience shaped who they’ve become today.
On Friday, March 14th, Microsoft announced an exciting new effort to involve more girls in science and technology called The Big Dream Movement. The Big Dream Movement connects organizations, academia, and resources to girls around the world to help them … Continue reading
This infographic depicts how students choose a university mainly to gain training and skills for a future job, and choose a specialization because they feel there is job market growth in that field.
If you have been following along with our coverage of the Microsoft in Education Global Forum in Barcelona, you may have already read about The Microsoft Innovative Schools Pitch Competition. This competition was the first challenge of its kind at the … Continue reading
“The highest performing school systems in the world have high expectations for all their students, and I think that’s probably the single-most important thing that we’ve learned.” – John Fallon, UK
For me, one of the great joys of the Microsoft in Education Global Forum is the opportunity to spend some quality time with the many organizations we partner with throughout the year in support of a shared goal: education transformation. … Continue reading