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Creating an InterACTIVE Classroom – Bonus Episode with Microsoft Education

In this episode, educators Kristin and Joe Merrill join to discuss their strategies for designing an interactive classroom for their students. You’ll also hear how they incorporate their favorite Microsoft Education tools to create an interactive and supportive learning environment for all learners. Interactive Classrooms This week’s podcast is titled: Creating an InterACTIVE Classroom with […]

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Everything New in Microsoft Teams Assignments – Bonus Episode with Microsoft Education

In this episode, Microsoft Education product manager Mike Tholfsen joins to share lots of updates to Assignments in Microsoft Teams. You’ll hear what is new in this powerful tool, including social-emotional learning and formative assessment connections. Microsoft Teams Assignments Today’s episode is all about Microsoft Teams and Assignments in Teams, and I’m excited to have […]

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How to Incorporate SEL into Microsoft Teams

If you’re looking for ways to incorporate social-emotional learning goals into your everyday practice this school year, Microsoft Teams has you covered. A new feature in MS Teams called Reflect lets students share how they are feeling. It can open up a dialogue between teachers and students throughout the school year. You can incorporate SEL into […]

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5 Reasons to Try Out Whiteboard in Microsoft Teams

Have you used the Whiteboard in Microsoft Teams? This powerful tool built right into Microsoft Teams supports dynamic, engaging learning experiences. If you’re new to the Whiteboard in Teams, today’s blog post provides an introduction and highlights a few reasons to check it out. If you’ve spent time in Whiteboard already, this post will let […]

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Must-Try Updates from Microsoft Teams Assignments

What’s new in Microsoft Teams? This year there have been lots of exciting new updates to MS Teams. In today’s blog post, I’ll take you through the updates related to the Assignments in MS Teams. From group assignments to class recordings, there are many new features to explore! If you’re new to MS Teams, Teams […]

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The Story Behind Reading Progress: A Transformative EdTech Tool – Bonus Episode with Microsoft Education

In this episode, Microsoft Education product manager Mike Tholfsen joins to share the story behind Reading Progress, a new Microsoft Teams app that is free for teachers. You’ll hear what Reading Progress can do to transform literacy instruction and assessment. Reading Fluency App I’m excited to have Mike Tholfsen on the show for a special […]

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Reading Progress: A Reading Fluency App in Microsoft Teams

I was holding back tears when I first saw this. And I’m honestly not sure I’ve ever felt this way about an EdTech product. As a classroom teacher, I always wanted to hear my students read independently. But trying to fit meaningful formative assessments throughout the school year was always a challenge for me. Administering running […]

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