Teaching Computer Science With TEALS

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As Computer Science (CS) Education Week approaches, we are thrilled to see how far we have come in Massachusetts since last year’s CS Ed Week.  MassCAN is driving amazing professional development for teachers, organizations like Coder Dojo and CSSparks are expanding to offer more coding opportunities to students outside of school and programs like TEALS (Technology Education And Literacy in Schools) are growing […]

A Conversation on Civic Tech: Urban Infrastructures for Public Health

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In October, Microsoft was honored to host the second annual Hacking Pediatrics event. The range of innovative ideas that came out of the event was inspiring: from end-to-end childhood vaccine management to accurate, rapid fabrication of custom tracheostomy tubes for children to better ways to manage asthma and monitor use of inhalers. How can we […]

3 Not-To-Miss Events This Week at Microsoft New England

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Fall is officially here! And with the changing leaves and cooler temps comes our biggest season for events here at Microsoft New England. Here are three not to miss this week: 1) API Management in the Cloud – Boston Azure Cloud User Group Monday, November 17, 2014, 6:00pm – 8:30pm Twitter: @BostonAzure #BostonAzure The API […]

Congratulations to the 2014 EdVestors “School on the Move Prize” Recipient: William Monroe Trotter Innovation School

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I recently began working with a terrific and impactful organization called EdVestors.  EdVestors is a dynamic school change organization focused on increasing the number of schools in Boston that deliver dramatically improved educational outcomes for all children. EdVestors leverages private investment to provide on-the-ground support to accelerate results, and develop and share knowledge to drive […]