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Back To School Trends Infograpic

Mobile technology continues to play a huge part in our daily lives, it has become one of the most rapidly evolving and adapted technologies among a variety of industries – from government to education. As a result, mobile technology has … Continue reading

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“A word of encouragement is life changing as it can take someone from the bottom to the top in seconds, and for over 20 years I have had the opportunity to uplift, motivate and empower people all over the world.” – Derrick Hayes, USA

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“Education must be entertaining and dynamic.” – Julio A. Santiago Quirós

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Microsoft Surface and Productivity Tools Empower Distance Learning and Collaboration

Back-to-school time used to mean an abrupt – and sometimes difficult – shift from the freedom and fresh air of summertime to long days in the classroom. For today’s students, learning takes place not only in the classroom, but also … Continue reading

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“People talk about career and college readiness…I think civic readiness is a third ‘C’ that’s essential and sometimes overlooked.” – Anna E. Baldwin, USA

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“When it comes to manufacturing, it is critical that schools keep up with changes in technology. As quickly as industry is changing, the education system must respond quickly, too.” – Jeannine Kunz, USA

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4 Ways the Internet is Making Kids Smarter Infographic

A familiar theme that has accompanied the growing number of kids using the internet in relation to educational research, is that it could be harmful to their mental capacity and development. This infographic puts forward four specific reasons why the … Continue reading

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Bill Gates Sits Down and Talks with Daily Edventure Alumni, Katie Brown

Bill Gates and Daily Edventures alumni Katie Brown, recently sat down and discussed the importance of professional development, leadership, and the culture within schools that enable teachers to succeed. The also covered hot topics like teacher-to-teacher collaboration, standardized tests, and Common Core State Standards.

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“Every student is unique in his or her strengths and challenges, and it is the job of the teacher to foster highly individualized learning in response to the student. Not the other way around.” – Ellen Brandenberger, USA

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“You can see how many different projects can join together for the same cause.” – Team I Copy You, Qatar

Some of the most exciting projects at the Imagine Cup World Finals competition are the ones that aim to break down barriers and make learning more accessible for all. For Qatar’s I Copy You team, participants in the World Citizenship … Continue reading

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“The speaker asked, ‘Are there any Kiwis in the house?’ and our entire team just blanked out.” -Team Estimeet, New Zealand

If there’s anyone who can tell you what it feels like to have months of hard work pay off and culminate in a single moment of euphoria, it’s Jason Wei and his teammates Hayden Do, Chris Duan, and Derek Zhu … Continue reading

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“Improving education is the best thing that could happen to humankind.” – Flipped.uy, Uruguay

One of my favorite things about interviewing students is that they are not shy about telling you what is working for them in their education, and what isn’t. That is certainly the case with the Imagine Cup students from Flipped.uy … Continue reading

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Inforaphic: Apps in Education- Discover a new generation of Microsoft tools for education

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“We would like to contribute to better education. We strongly believe that how we learn is just as important as what we learn.” – Amra Buljubasic, Chemicalium

When it comes to students’ favorite subjects, Chemistry isn’t usually at the top of the list. But with the all-important focus on STEM skills, its importance is growing. So, where should we turn to make this notoriously dry subject more … Continue reading

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“Within all my projects, I use technology in order to transform my students into creators and pupils who have a say, express ideas and share them with the world.” – Marie-Hélène Fasquel, France

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Microsoft Imagine Cup Winner: Brainy Studio, Games Category

Last week’s Imagine Cup World Finals competition did not disappoint, with all the thrills and excitement you’d expect from a gathering of some of the world’s most inventive and talented young people. Winners of the competition stood out, not just … Continue reading

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Imagine Cup Infographic: Dream It. Build It. Live It.

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“Project-based learning places the student as the central focal point of the learning process and all aspects of the necessary 21st century skills and multi-disciplinary learning can be incorporated into projects.” – Keith Laban, Trinidad and Tobago

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“ALL students should engage in creative problem-solving activities and hands-on project-based-learning programs. [It] seems like much of this is still limited to the gifted and talented programs, but ALL students — and our community and world — could benefit from gaining these skills.” – Tricia Berry, USA

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Southern University at New Orleans Rebuilds with Microsoft

After Hurricane Katrina destroyed this HBCU school’s property and resources, Southern University at New Orleans chose Microsoft to help reconstruct their IT solutions from the ground up.