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Kansas High School Students Hold Friday Night Certification Party

Kansas schools have adopted the Microsoft Imagine Academy and students are getting excited. So excited, in fact, that some students at Rolla High School in Rolla, Kansas spent a Friday night working to get perfect scores on the Microsoft Office Specialist certification exams. Rolla High School teacher Traci Taylor has awarded 75 certifications to 38 […]

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Motivating Students with a Certification Wall of Fame

We recently noticed a photo teacher Kenny Assmus posted to Twitter, revealing a very impressive Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Wall of Fame at Willowcreek Middle School in Lehi, Utah.  Students there have earned more than 500 MOS certifications this year alone. We interviewed Mr. Assmus to get his tips on how to implement MOS certification […]

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A Snapshot of MOS Success: Pulaski County High School in Kentucky

Pulaski County High School (PCHS) just began offering MOS certification this year, but they are already inspiring students and finding success. Sydney, a sophomore at PCHS, said, “The first time I took the test I failed and cried. I have never failed anything before and this material has really challenged me.  Yesterday, I retook the […]

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Announcing Microsoft Imagine Academy

​ On January 11, 2016, Microsoft announced its new Microsoft Imagine Academy. Imagine Academy is an evolution of the IT Academy program, one of Microsoft’s longest standing education initiatives built on deep partnerships with learning institutions and a commitment to skill building for students and educators. On its “Born to Learn” blog, Microsoft said its goal is […]

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A champion in the making

Our parent company, Pearson, posted a great blog a while back on one of our Microsoft Office Specialist World Champions, Ryan Catalfu.  Read the entire inspiring story here. The entire international competition was absolutely amazing! Ryan had the opportunity to meet and speak with students from over 47 different countries! He has always been socially […]

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