From EdTech – As a school teacher for over 15 years, I’ve seen how technology has changed the classroom. Access to new technology can significantly increase learning outcomes and opportunities for future employment.

Read the full article at: https://edtechmagazine.com/k12/article/2017/08/one-one-devices-and-microsoft-s-imagine-academy-teach-future-ready-skills

For these reasons, I am passionate about helping middle school students learn how to use technology. To accomplish this, we established a Microsoft Imagine Academy at our school.

The Imagine Academy program provides the technology, tools, training, curriculum, skills and Microsoft product certifications that teachers and students need be successful at work and school. Educators have access to ready-to-use computer science and IT curriculum and lesson plans, plus the support and professional development opportunities necessary for success.

Through this program, I’ve seen our students gain technology skills in Word, PowerPoint, Excel and OneNote, and achieve Microsoft certifications that help them succeed at school, college and in today’s technology-centered jobs.

Read the full article at: https://edtechmagazine.com/k12/article/2017/08/one-one-devices-and-microsoft-s-imagine-academy-teach-future-ready-skills