Whether in the classroom, remote, or hybrid, Microsoft Teams is a teaching and learning platform designed for today’s education.

Microsoft has created interactive demonstrations of Teams to help you get started quickly, with one customized for teachers and another for parents and students. These tutorials highlight useful features of Teams for everyone—have a look.

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The reality is every education system will have a mix of readiness for all three stages of remote learning. Whether schools are at full connectivity, no connectivity, or emerging connectivity, as the majority are, having one process supports transformation across a whole system or country.

This document outlines Microsoft’s strategy for providing one process for supporting all three stages of readiness for remote learning. Interested in getting started? We can help.

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The traditional educational environment was forced to change this past year, but some school districts already saw the need for transformation, even before COVID required it.

The Puyallup School District in Washington state successfully shifted to remote learning last spring through widespread access to devices, integrated technologies, virtual trainings, and open collaboration for more than 23,000 students with Microsoft Education. Read this blog to learn how they did it.

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Use this detailed guidance document in coordination with the Implementation Guide PPT shared yesterday. This guide offers deeper insight how to implement remote learning as is organized by each specific “Layer” of the Technology Blueprint Implementation—such as Connectivity, Devices, Learning Platform, Learning Resources, and Analytics.

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This deck provides specifics of the technology blueprint implementation of remote learning, accompanied by a more detailed guidance document to implementing remote learning across large education systems. Sectioned by connectivity, devices, learning platform, learning resources, and analytics—it’s designed for an implementation team to engage with specific materials as needed.

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The Microsoft Education Transformation Framework is an evidence-based model for designing system changes and leveraging technology to support that change.

UNESCO’s Global Education Coalition aims to help countries mobilize resources and implement solutions to provide education remotely, as well as seek equitable solutions and universal access. It also aims to avoid overlapping efforts and facilitate the return of student to school when appropriate.

Have a look at this strategic plan and use it as the framework for your organization’s distance learning outline.

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Last spring, the global pandemic forced schools around the world to experiment with online learning. Schools that leverage technology to elevate education are finding the most success with this transition. Microsoft Hong Kong’s #FutureReady Limitless Learning Program supported over 50,000 teachers and 800,000 students from all 1,000 primary and secondary schools in Hong Kong. Read this blog to see how they did it.

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This series includes just over 50 short “how to” video tutorials that tackle specific remote learning tasks and tips, such as how to create a class Team, how to create an attendance report in Teams, how to add a quiz or poll and more. Great reference videos—you’ll want to bookmark these!

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This series includes just over 50 short “how to” video tutorials that tackle specific remote learning tasks and tips, such as how to create a class Team, how to create an attendance report in Teams, how to add a quiz or poll and more. Great reference videos—you’ll want to bookmark these!

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