Microsoft YouthSpark

Microsoft YouthSpark

Since 2012, Microsoft YouthSpark has created new opportunities for more than 300 million youth around the world, offering technology skills training and connections to employment, entrepreneurship and continued education or training. Today, Microsoft YouthSpark creates opportunities for youth to learn computer science. Check out the YouthSpark Hub to learn more.

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What do parents and students think of STEM education?
STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education is vital to solving the world’s toughest social problems; to helping companies create the next breakthrough innovation and to keeping local economies competitive. So how do we encourage more students...
Sep 7, 2011 4:30 PM ET
Microsoft Releases National Survey Findings on How to Inspire the Next Generation of Doctors, Scientists, Software Developers and Engineers
(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) REDMOND, WA - September 7, 2011 - Microsoft Corp. today announced the findings of two national surveys, conducted online by Harris Interactive, of college students currently pursuing science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) degrees and of parents of K–12 students. The goal of the surveys was to gain insight about what can...
Sep 7, 2011 3:00 PM ET
Making Games Can Contribute to Learning
Editor’s Note: Today we announced the full availability of Microsoft Kodu Game Lab for the PC and the launch of a nationwide Kodu Cup competition. We’re inviting students, aged nine to 17 to design, build and submit their own video games. The following is a guest blog post about the educational benefits of video games and video game...
Mar 16, 2011 4:00 PM ET
Microsoft Launches Kodu Game Lab and Design Competition
Microsoft announced Kodu Cup, a video game design competition for kids ages 9-17. Kids can enter by using Microsoft’s Kodu Game Lab for the PC. 
Mar 16, 2011 3:45 PM ET
Can Kids Love Math and Science More than Ice Cream?
Posted by Lili ChengGeneral Manager, Future Social Experiences (FUSE) Labs, Microsoft As part of our broad efforts to improve science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education and inspire the world’s next innovators, Microsoft today launched a new product that opens young minds to STEM while providing students with a fun way to build a whole range of...
Mar 16, 2011 3:20 PM ET

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