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“My greatest hope for the future of education in my country is that we inculcate 21st century skills among our students and transform all classrooms into digital classrooms.” – Nirmala Gupta, India

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“I am excited about sourcing computer science talent from 100 percent of the population. It’s traditionally been male dominated, [with] very few minorities in the field. As it becomes culturally more acceptable for different kinds of people to get involved, I think that the progress in computer science will accelerate even faster.” – Adam Cannon, USA

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“One of my jobs as a teacher is to coach my students to learn for their future life. If I do a good job, my students won’t need me anymore.” – Nicole Speck, Switzerland

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“Quality teachers and educational supplies should be evenly dispersed throughout the country. Until this is a reality, it is up to the students to go back into the communities with poorer education systems and give them a boost!” – Tiffany Davis, USA

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“We all learn in a different way, at a different pace, and as a teacher, it is practically impossible to cater to everyone’s learning needs. But I strongly believe that we can make that a reality in the near future. The field of learning analytics is very promising and great things are already happening.” – Robin Smorenberg, The Netherlands

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“Only by trying (and sometimes failing) to be innovative in our practice, do we provide students with the learning experiences and opportunities that we may not have had ourselves. Surely this is what we should be striving for as educators?” – David Walsh, Ireland

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“Only education gives meaningful freedom and a reason for our existence. Education differentiates between an animal and a human being. Education makes our life beautiful.” – Anutosh Deb, India

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“I think language education can play a critical role in the world, since language leads to better understanding other people: If you know a language, you can better understand the person’s true heart.” – Meejeong Song, USA

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“My most exciting moments are often related to sharing the tools that I know and love and seeing the wheels turning when a teacher realizes the potential of what I am demonstrating for them.” – David Lopez, USA

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“Teaching is about relationships. Students need to know you care before they will care about what you know.” – Jason Messer, USA

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Meet the Fantastic Four behind the OneNote Class Notebook Creator

Sometimes all it takes for an amazing project to be born is the ability to listen. It was March 2013, and Jonathan Grudin was attending the Workshop on the Impact of Pen and Touch Technology on Education (WIPTTE). It’s not … Continue reading

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“Being able to communicate with children around the world via Lync has been an invaluable experience, and the prospect of this expanding even further around the globe as part of the Global Enterprise Challenge is extremely exciting.” – Jayne Charlton, UK

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“At the start of Imagine Cup, we were talking to each other saying, ‘There is no way we’ll get to the finals because there is so much amazing stuff out there.’ Clearly we’ve been proven wrong.” – Team Eyenaemia, Imagine Cup 2014 Winners, Australia

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Kids and the Mobile Technology Takeover Infographic

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To Test or Not to Test: Questions on Standardized Testing

Source: TopEducationDegrees.org

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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