The Microsoft Store has announced a free virtual event for educators on March 4. Titled “For You, By You: A How-to Event Series for Educators to Supercharge Classroom Engagement,” the 90-minute event should provide useful resources for teachers in what remains a challenging time for educators. The virtual event will also feature various special guests including Microsoft Education’s Director of Marketing Mark Sparvell as well as Life is Good Playmakers Founder Steve Gross.
Kahoot!, a global learning platform will also be presenting a session to showcase how educators can leverage Kahoot!’s integration with Microsoft Teams to connect and engage with students. Another session will be dedicated to Flipgrid, a video-based social learning platform app that Microsoft acquired a couple of years ago.
The virtual event will kick off at 2PM PT on March 4, and Microsoft also promised “a few surprise celebrity appearances.” Interested educators can register now on this page, though be aware that space will given on a first come first serve basis.