21st Century Skills: The 6 C’s (Character, Citizenship, Communication, Critical Thinking, Collaboration, and Creativity) symbolize the skills required for the student of the 21st century – a future in which every educated person becomes a doer and a leader.
Designed for 21st century learning, Microsoft Education prepares today’s students for tomorrow’s jobs.
With the acquisition of LinkedIn and programs like Imagine Academy, Microsoft connects education and the real world
Microsoft Office ranks in top 10 most in-demand workforce skill – 76 million job posts require this (IDC, 2016)
Equity & Empowerment: Universal access to free or low-cost learning materials across all subjects. Teachers will remain key to student learning, tools needed to augment abilities and allow them to focus on what matters.
Microsoft is uniquely positioned to provide free tools like Windows and Office at no cost to students and teachers – running on affordable devices
We focus on teachers, who plan and deliver better outcomes for their students with Professional Learning Communities built into our products and programs.
Personalized Learning: Tailored to students across learning styles, learning disabilities, and language abilities to ensure all students succeed.
We build tools that teachers and students can access easily to drive outcomes and keep kids on pace.
Teachers can collaborate with or provide private feedback to individual students, or offer the types of options that fit different learning needs like pen and ink
Inclusive design is integrated in our engineering culture, and we keep creating new ways to enable students and teachers with disabilities to create, communicate and consume content from any device.