Start the new year off right by dropping by Office Hours—Microsoft Education’s YouTube series exploring important classroom topics and resources—to ensure you have all the tips and tools you need to help your students succeed.
From social-emotional learning to STEM, our Office Hours sessions are quick and useful guides that you can watch in just a few minutes. Here are some of our latest:
Support SEL with Microsoft Teams with Toney Jackson, MIE Expert and Teacher: Support your students’ well-being throughout the school year—right within Teams. Whether you’re using the Reflect app to check on students’ feelings, or Insights to gauge their participation, boost social-emotional learning with various Teams tools.
Teach and learn from anywhere with Teams with Rory Yakubov, MIE Expert and High School Math Teacher: Teams tools can also boost student engagement. Whiteboard lets students collaborate in real time on a digital canvas, Group Assignments lets students submit one final project together and get group or individual feedback, and in Teams chat students can participate in one-on-one or group conversations that their teachers can securely initiate.
Introductory Training on Office 365 with Callie Evans, MIE Expert and Educator: Explore all the free courses available in the Microsoft Learn Educator Center —formerly known as the Microsoft Educator Center—for everything from blended learning to STEM. Another free resource? The Microsoft Innovative Educator Program for teachers transforming the world of education.
Empower student voice and choice with Flipgrid with Jake Knight, MIE Expert and Educator: Foster meaningful class connections with tools such as Flipgrid, where you can pick engaging topics and discuss them using creative elements like videos, text, emojis, inking, and more.
Subscribe to Microsoft Education’s Office Hours playlist on YouTube for more ways to enhance your professional development today.