Education

May 23, 2016

Spotlight on Howard Owens Science Center; Schmidt Environmental Center; JR Finance Park; & Oxon Hill Middle School, a STEAM School

April 20, 2016

Windows 10 introduces additional features designed specifically for K - 12 educators and students, alongside other education news today from Microsoft.

April 17, 2016

Techbridge is engineering a revolution for girls to change the world through science, technology, and engineering. Watch Aileen’s inspiring story.

April 14, 2016

President Obama's remarks at the White House Science Fair on April 13, 2016.

February 21, 2016

Dr. Aprille Ericsson is a pioneering African-American woman in engineering and aerospace. Patricia Villone highlights her achievements for Black History Month.

February 11, 2016

For education, Microsoft HoloLens will help make incredible leaps forward in productivity, collaboration, and innovation. See how Microsoft HoloLens transforms the way we teach anatomy and our understanding of the human body as we help to prepare the next generation of doctors.

January 31, 2016

The President discusses his plan to give all students across the country the chance to learn computer science (CS) in school.  The President noted that our economy is rapidly shifting, and that educators and business leaders are increasingly recognizing that CS is a “new basic” skill necessary for economic opportunity.

January 21, 2016

Microsoft is launching an Education Edition of the insanely popular game Minecraft. This version of the world-building and resource-management game will allow teachers to use Minecraft in a range of different subjects, including math and science.

January 03, 2016

Despite making up half of the world’s overall workforce force, women hold only a quarter of the jobs in science, technology, engineering, and math or STEM. But a program in Indianapolis, Indiana, is working to change that by putting girls in charge of a robotics competition.

December 10, 2015

Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Chairman, G. K. Butterfield (NC) and Rep. Barbara Lee (CA), Co-Chair of the CBC Diversity Task Force, announced December 3, 2015, that seven national African American tech professional organizations have adopted African American Inclusion Plans (AAIPs) designed to increase tech diversity.

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