K-12 educators transitioning to remote learning

K-12 Educators

Find the tools and resources you need to make the move outside the classroom walls and into K-12 online teaching, whether teaching with technology is new to you or you’ve been doing it for years.

Transition to inclusive, K-12 online learning

Get the strategies, resources, and technology you need to quickly create an online classroom that supports every student—including free Microsoft Office 365 and free Microsoft Teams.

Remote teaching and learning success stories

Hear from K-12 educators and leaders around the globe about how they’re making the transition to inclusive online classrooms, meeting learning objectives by engaging their students.

Emotional distance can have a big impact on your students. Discover strategies you can use to bridge that distance and promote the wellbeing of your school community.

  • Get ideas on how to support the wellbeing of your students. Read more.
  • Learn how to use Flip to keep your students communicating and emotionally connected. Learn more.
  • Visit the Office Accessibility Center for the tools you need to ensure everyone in your class—regardless of ability—has access to participating, even outside the classroom. Learn more.
  • Use Microsoft Translator to connect with parents and students in their preferred languages. Learn more.
  • Discover the accessibility features in Windows 10 and Office 365. Learn more.
  • Learn how the free tool, Microsoft Immersive Reader, can improve reading and writing. Watch video and explore resources.

Build your confidence in remote teaching and learning

With the right tools and resources, educators can be set up to successfully keep their students engaged.

Microsoft Learn Educator Center

Explore free courses, learning paths, resources, and lesson plans to help you master remote teaching and learning on a personalised hub created just for educators.

Get the resources and training you need to make the most of free remote learning with Microsoft Teams, Office 365 and Windows.

  • Get the Quick Start Guide for Microsoft Teams. Download now.
  • Get started with free Office 365 and Windows. Learn more.
  • Level up with Office 365 and Windows. Learn more.
  • Get the Remote Learning Toolkit for Minecraft Education. Download now.
  • Get firsthand experience with the Microsoft Teams remote learning interactive demos. Start the demos now.
  • Find webinars with best practices for bringing conversations, content, assignments, and apps together in one place. Watch now.
  • Register for Microsoft Teams live streams, events, and webinars. Register now.

“You Can in :90” video series

See how-to videos featuring great tips and tricks from expert educators and students—all in less than 2 minutes.

Keep students engaged

Ensure students are deeply engaged and energised while learning remotely with free and simple tools that support a positive immersive learning experience.

Remote learning with Office 365

Get all the resources you need to move to a remote classroom with free and comprehensive Office 365, accessible on any device and anywhere students are learning—Windows is not required.

To help make the transition to distance learning positive and inclusive, we’ve put together a set of resources created just for educators.

  • Join the Microsoft Enable Remote Learning Community. Join today.
  • Motivate students to learn with Minecraft Education. Learn more.
  • Get hands-on coding lessons with MakeCode. Learn more.

Give your students and their families resources to guide them through the first steps of remote learning.

  • Learn the basics of learning remotely with this free guide. Learn more.
  • Get tips to start your remote learning journey at home. Learn more.