Microsoft launches DreamSpace TV virtual STEM support for parents and teachers

  • Microsoft Ireland has launched a series of new virtual STEM lessons to help parents and teachers deliver remote learning for primary and secondary school students.

    Parents and teachers across Ireland and Northern Ireland are currently grappling with remote learning as schools across the region have been closed to limit the spread of COVID-19. Microsoft Ireland has launched its new DreamSpace TV virtual platform to help support remote STEM learning across the island of Ireland.

    Microsoft has been investing heavily in local early STEM education for a number of years, including the recent 1m investment to open the new DreamSpace Digital Learning Centre in W5 Belfast. The new online platform will help bring educational resources to those stuck at home as lockdowns continue.

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    The virtual resources include two live webinars this month for parents on the topic of remote learning and Office 365, with live demonstrations of the tech and Q&A sessions. There will also be guides and other resources for teachers and parents, and a live interactive learning experience to replace the normal experiences delivered at the DreamSpace locations.

    A series of pre-recorded lessons for younger students will help teachers deliver their own sessions for primary and secondary students, and come with worksheets and challenge activities. Older students between 12 and 17 will also have access to content on computational thinking and problem-solving.

    Head over to the DreamSpace TV website for more information.

    Source: Silicon Republic

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