This learning path is a professional development learning journey and set of …
This learning path is a professional development learning journey and set of classroom resources, grounded in social and emotional learning and curated by experts in the field of equity and inclusion, restorative practices, and education technology. It empowers educators to build the knowledge and capability needed to support equity and anti-racist work with students.
Educators must be courageous and confident in their journey to fully participate in dismantling racism in their learning environments. The intention of this learning path is to deeply question power, privilege, and fragility to interrupt teaching practices that marginalize, isolate, and exclude black, indigenous, people of color (BIPOC) students in the classroom.
In this learning path, you'll: Deconstruct power, privilege, marginalization, and fragility Develop individual accountability for becoming an anti-racist. Apply social and emotional learning skills to learn how to teach from an anti-racist mindset toward building equity in the classroom
A big name in free online translation websites is Bing, which uses …
A big name in free online translation websites is Bing, which uses Microsoft Translator. You can select your input language or have the site automatically detect it as you type. If you have your microphone enabled, you can speak the text you want to be translated, which seems quite convenient if you ask us.
After you receive the translation, you have options to hear it aloud in a male or female voice, share it, or search Bing with it. Moreover, you can also give the translation a thumbs-up or thumbs-down if you would like to provide a little feedback. The free translator offers over 60 languages.
Social and emotional skills development is quickly taking center stage alongside cognitive …
Social and emotional skills development is quickly taking center stage alongside cognitive skills, technical skills, and content knowledge in both the classroom and the workforce. Use this path to learn the fundamentals of how technology helps support social emotional learning in the classroom. Creating a strong community begins with mindfulness. It continues by supporting students through the use of social emotional learning techniques. Flipgrid helps engage students in meaningful ways through reflection activities. Lastly, we tie it all together by empowering educators in the hybrid classroom environment. The course offers an overview of now various Microsoft products can assist teachers in developing social and emotional skills in their students: Minecraft, Teams, Flipgrid, Sway, OneNote, Reflect.
This is a two-part course on dyslexia awareness and helping students reach …
This is a two-part course on dyslexia awareness and helping students reach their potential.
“1 in 5 children are made by dyslexia. It’s vital that we spot their strengths and support their challenges” - Kate Griggs, Founder of Made By Dyslexia.
In every classroom, in every school, around the world, there are 1 in 5 kids with exactly the thinking skills needed for the future of work. They are Made By Dyslexia.
But less than 20% are spotted at school. This two-part course created by Made By Dyslexia will change that – for good. It will give you easy to use strategies, used in the world’s leading specialist dyslexia schools, to help you spot, support and empower every dyslexic learner.
Now – more than ever – the world needs people who think differently. By taking our training today, you’ll change dyslexic children’s educational outcomes tomorrow. And be part of a powerful movement for change!
This is an introductory course to computer science using micro:bits as the …
This is an introductory course to computer science using micro:bits as the physical tool, and MakeCode as the language. The course covers basic computer programming commands like variables and loops. It also incorporates elements of design thinking, making and problem solving to work towards the completion of tasks and activities. The course takes about 4 weeks to complete with regular work, (1 week on lessons and 3 weeks on the final project). It is recommended for grades 6-8.
"Learn new skills, discover classroom activities and earn badges and certificates!" This …
"Learn new skills, discover classroom activities and earn badges and certificates!"
This amazing resource has content and courses and a variety of learning paths for teachers. There are great lessons you can learn with your kids, or you can go here to develop the skills you need to infuse technology into your classroom successfully.
Intro courses include Minecraft, blended learning, personalized learning, and student voice. Also available are learning to use applications such as Forms, OneNote, etc.
This will also connect you to Skype in the Classroom to literally make the world your classroom!
The Translator for Education site provides free resources, tools, and how-to guides …
The Translator for Education site provides free resources, tools, and how-to guides for live captioning and translation in the classroom. Schools are increasingly diverse. Teachers manage many types of learners, including students who are deaf or hard of hearing (DHH) who require assistive technology, and language learners (and their parents) who may not speak or understand the language of the classroom well. Microsoft Translator helps bridge these communication gaps, supporting accessible classroom learning with live captioning, cross-language understanding, and even multilingual casual conversations to help with student integration.
This is an end-to-end tutorial of Reading Progress in Microsoft Teams. This …
This is an end-to-end tutorial of Reading Progress in Microsoft Teams. This is a Microsoft Teams new feature for education that improves student reading fluency, saves time and tracks insights and progress. Reading Progress is one of the new features in Microsoft Teams for Education. Teams Reading Progress is a FREE tool that supports students in building reading fluency through independent reading practice, educator review, and educator insights. Reading Progress allows educators to assign reading fluency passages that students can independently record themselves reading out loud. Educators can review the audio and video, and gather insights automatically on student progress. The program automatically detects the student's reading fluency and accuracy. Teachers can get fluency/accuracy data on individual students and for the whole class.
Check out Microsoft Teams Reading Progress blog: https://aka.ms/ReadingProgressMay2021 to see even more of what this great tool can do for you!
Some of the hands-on activities include: -circuits and party lights -how fast …
Some of the hands-on activities include: -circuits and party lights -how fast do humans run -brain injury -how sharks swim -harnessing electricity -building model hand
OR explore the whole library to find something to suit your needs! This includes smaller lessons as well as larger. (E.g., oceans, lemon battery, light, solar, motors, sensors, windmill, seismograph, telegraph)
Each activity is broken down into steps and includes the time needed and an estimated cost per student in USD.
Build affordable inquiry and project-based activities to visualize data across science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) curriculum. Middle school standards-based lesson plans written by teachers for teachers.