Seven tips to manage your mental health and well-being during the COVID-19 outbreak

We’re living in extraordinary times—there’s no denying that for most people around the world, life is different since the introduction of the coronavirus. These are increasingly stressful times, yet humans have persevered throughout history. It’s what we do, how we’re designed. Besides our press-on spirit, never before have we been so well-equipped with tools to … Leer más

Series trailer: Innovating the future

Microsoft’s mission is to empower every person and organization on the planet to achieve more. The focus is typically on innovation, imagination, and alternative perspectives—all of which result in groundbreaking ideas and projects. Right now, Microsoft’s focus is offering assistance to people and organizations in the midst of the COVID-19 situation. CEO Satya Nadella acknowledges … Leer más

Promoting Workplace Mental Health in the Age of COVID-19

There’s plenty of information—everywhere—on how to safeguard our physical health during this COVID-19 situation. But what about mental and emotional health; how do we make sure we’re addressing those needs? Elizabeth Bille and Erin McClintock, in their blog for the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM), share solid strategies both for organizations and for ourselves. … Leer más

Conduct PLC meetings in Teams

We know that connection with colleagues is vital, especially during this time of increased isolation. Many educators are eager for more time brainstorming, sharing ideas, and fueling their passions through their work in Professional Learning Communities. In this video, we cover how to meet now with fellow teachers, schedule meetings for later, and record meeting … Leer más

Remote staff meeting with Teams

It’s easy to meet through Microsoft Teams. You can invite others to meet right now, or you can schedule a future meeting through the calendar tab. Participants can take notes, invite others, share content, and even record the meeting for team members to watch later. After each meeting, all the notes, recordings, shared files, and … Leer más

Use these 4 keyboard shortcuts in Windows 10!

What teacher doesn’t want to save time and simplify their daily routine? Use this insightful customer video to provide time-saving tips with Windows 10 shortcuts. Take quick screenshots, easily access the Windows Ink Workspace, and display student and teacher content—all on the same screen. This less-than-two minute video seamlessly addresses common pain points and frustrations. … Leer más

3 real-life lessons in transforming learning with technology

Student-centered opportunities and experiences help students get in touch with who they want to be and what they want to accomplish in the world. However, these approaches to learning are high in demand, but also low in supply. What’s more, school districts today are challenged with accommodating a wide variety of students with different learning … Leer más