Category: STEM

Samsung Electronics Helps Inject New Vitality into Taiwanese Education through Promotion of STE-A-M Education

Samsung Newsroom April 2, 2018 Citizenship, CommonWealth Education, Samsung Electronics Taiwan, Smart School, STAR UP, STEM

Samsung Electronics Taiwan announced today that it is expanding its STAR UP education program. The initiative seeks to incorporate art into STEM education,

International Women’s Day: Three simple ways we can all #PressforProgress for women in STEM

Mary Snapp March 7, 2018 Education, Featured, International Women's Day, Microsoft Philanthropies, STEM, The Official Microsoft Blog

Women around the world are taking to the streets on International Women’s Day to urge faster progress on gender parity in economic opportunity, education and other important issues. The theme this year, #PressforProgress, is perfectly tuned to the challenges society faces. I know what’s it’s like to be the “first woman.” It’s really lonely! It…

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Hour of Code 2017: Unlock an exciting new world by taking a ‘Hero’s Journey’

Mary Snapp November 14, 2017 Computer Science Education Week, Education, Featured, Hero's Journey, Hour of Code, minecraft, STEM

In a few weeks, people around the world will celebrate Computer Science Education Week. Millions of kids and others will participate in an Hour of Code, a global call to action to spend an hour learning the basics of coding. Today, it’s my privilege to announce that Microsoft has released a new Minecraft tutorial for…

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Gamescom, Hot Chips, Hackathon and inclusivity – Weekend Reading: Aug. 25 edition

Susanna Ray August 25, 2017 Apps, artificial intelligence, Assassin's Creed, Deep Learning, Featured, Forza, gamescom, hackathon, Hot Wheels, inclusion, inclusiveness, inclusivity, Machine Learning, Microsoft Store, minecraft, Patent Program, STEM, The Official Microsoft Blog, XBOX, Xbox One, Xbox One S, Xbox One X

This week was awash in news out of gamescom 2017, a European trade fair for digital gaming culture that took place in Cologne, Germany. If your head is spinning from all the announcements, take a deep breath and devote the next three minutes to watching this video, with everything you need to know out of…

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