Disruptions + Opportunities
In the wake of the novel coronavirus, schools around the world were forced to undergo a radical experiment in remote learning. Explore the key lessons from the spring of 2020 in this Manchester Street research report.
Key lessons from real-world transitions
See how schools around the globe are managing the challenges of hybrid learning so that you can respond better now, and chart a course for successful, permanent hybrid learning models.
Guide to hybrid learning
Download our visual guide to hybrid learning to help you navigate the complexities and challenges of reopening schools in 2020.
Puyallup School District
Together with Microsoft Education, Puyallup School District in Washington state successfully shifted to remote learning in March 2020 through widespread access to devices, integrated technologies, virtual trainings, and open collaboration for more than 23,000 students. Now, Puyallup’s leaders share how they did it.
Miami-Dade County Public Schools
Miami-Dade is Florida’s largest county, home to over 345,000 students. When the pandemic reached Florida, the district faced a unique challenge due to the sheer scale of transitioning to remote learning. Thanks to the district’s Digital Convergence initiative, and Microsoft Education solutions, Miami-Dade County Public Schools created a successful hybrid-learning model.
Senegal Ministry of Education
Four years ago, Senegal’s Ministry of Education (MoE) formed a partnership with Microsoft that would play a significant role in the country’s ability to respond to COVID-19. The MoE utilized their existing network of educational tools and efficiently transitioned to a remote learning environment, creating an effective digital curriculum for its over 3.5 million geographically-dispersed students.
Miami-Dade County Public Schools
“A lot of teachers plan to continue using Teams once the school year starts. As more teachers utilize the platform, they are discovering new and innovative ways to teach their students. Even after COVID-19, these new teaching techniques will positively impact our student’s learning experience.”- Yolanda Miranda, Middle School Science Educator, Miami-Dade County Public Schools
Webinar on Demand
Curious how to start your remote learning journey? This webinar will help you prepare your educators to use Microsoft Teams and other Office 365 services to reach your students in new, creative ways.
Coming Out Stronger and Successful
Learn how the Fresno Unified School District transitioned at scale and with minimal disruption, enabling them to focus on student well-being, quality teaching, and health and safety.
Reimagine Deep Learning
Discover the latest research from New Pedagogies for Deep Learning, hosted by Microsoft Education GM Barbara Holzapfel and featuring Michael Fullan and Joanne Quinn.
Hybrid Learning: a New Model for the Future of Learning
This course introduces educators to the hybrid learning model. Educators will learn about the five elements of hybrid learning, how to implement them, and how to utilize Microsoft Teams to create a dynamic learning environment for their students.
On-demand: Hybrid Learning for the Modern Classroom
Learn about planning and transition to hybrid learning for the modern classroom with this on-demand event. Brought to you by Microsoft EduDay.
Hybrid Education Checklist
Use this checklist to see if your school or system is ready for hybrid education, and get the streamlined remote operations, blended learning, and virtual talent management to ensure education never stops.
Remote Learning Resources
Empower staff and engage students as they transition to inclusive, online classrooms with remote learning technical guidance, resources, support, and training.
School Leaders Overview
Improve learning outcomes for all students, transform classroom time, and make the most of your school budget with affordable, robust technology from Microsoft.