For Latinos “El saber es fuerza”, or “Learning is the eye of the mind”. That’s why education is an important topic for the Latino community. In fact, 83% cited education as very important to their vote in the 2016 election. Microsoft has impacted millions of students around the world by providing kids with digital access and making sure educators are empowered with effective technology. This week, we have shown our commitment once more by announcing Minecraft: Education Edition’s Update Aquatic and a partnership with BBC Learning on new, cost-effective STEM lesson plans.

Either if you’re a teacher, educator, parent or student, there has never been a better moment to be in this field! See all updates, new features, new tools, services and game changers in education.

 Learning Tools:  13,000,000 people round the globe regularly use Learning Tools to help them achieve more in school and at home. As part of Learning Tools, Immersive Reader implements proven techniques to improve reading for learners regardless of their age or ability

Microsoft Teams celebrates its first-year anniversary with the following updates:

OneNote and its Math Assistant Understanding the steps of a complex math problem is key to finding a solution. Math Assistant in OneNote Online helps this process by showing solution steps, as well as

providing a graph for easier visualization.

OneNote Class Notebooks helps teachers capture and organize class content, create and deliver interactive lessons, provide feedback, and collaborate.

Microsoft Forms helps teachers quickly create polls, quizzes, and assessments, and see results as they come in.

Microsoft MakeCode brings computer science to life for all students with fun projects, immediate results, and both block and text editors for learners at different levels. MakeCode for LEGO MINDSTORMS provides a very easy on-ramp into robotics with LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 by providing students with both a block-based, and text-based coding environment.

Additionally, Microsoft Store locations in the U.S. are offering free Microsoft Innovative Educator (MIE) workshops. Click here for more news in education