Virtual workshops and training

Our interactive virtual workshops and training sessions are taught live by Microsoft Store associates for an in-person experience—wherever you are.

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Learn on your terms

Our store employees are here to provide virtual workshops and training to help teachers, parents, students, and professionals improve how they learn, work, and play.

 
 
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Build your network and get career ready

Build a great LinkedIn profile, improve your resume, or gain new skills with our workshops for professionals.

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Learning is fun with virtual summer camps

Summer Passport to Digital Fun encourages kids to stay motivated throughout the summer with a wide range of engaging workshops that build digital skills.

 
 

Upcoming events

Virtual Workshop for Students - Code your own video game with MakeCode Arcade, ages 8+ (7AM PST)

Tuesday, July 7, 2020
7:00 AM - 9:00 AM (Pacific Standard Time)

In this virtual two hour workshop, students eight and older use block-based coding to create a video game with MakeCode Arcade. Students learn fundamental game and coding concepts like sprites, variables, and coordinates, and use their new skills to create and customize a playable game.  

By the end of the two hour workshop, students will have: 

  • Learned and used key game design and coding concepts
  • Coded a playable game
  • Published their game via a URL so they can continue to play and develop it after the camp
You will receive an email confirmation containing a Microsoft Teams Live Event link to join the workshop. Please check your spam folder as the confirmation email may end up there.

Do you know, students always get 10% off at Microsoft Store? See full terms at https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/store/b/education.

Audiences Students K-12

Topics Creative, Coding, STEM, Summer Camp

 

Hosted by
The Microsoft Store at Pacific Centre
Vancouver, BC

Virtual Workshop for Students - Code your own video game with MakeCode Arcade, ages 8+ (10AM PST)

Tuesday, July 7, 2020
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Pacific Standard Time)

In this virtual two hour workshop, students eight and older use block-based coding to create a video game with MakeCode Arcade. Students learn fundamental game and coding concepts like sprites, variables, and coordinates, and use their new skills to create and customize a playable game.  

By the end of the two hour workshop, students will have: 

  • Learned and used key game design and coding concepts
  • Coded a playable game
  • Published their game via a URL so they can continue to play and develop it after the camp
You will receive an email confirmation containing a Microsoft Teams Live Event link to join the workshop. Please check your spam folder as the confirmation email may end up there.

Do you know, students always get 10% off at Microsoft Store? See full terms at https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/store/b/education.

Audiences Students K-12

Topics Creative, Coding, STEM, Summer Camp

 

Hosted by
The Microsoft Store at Pacific Centre
Vancouver, BC

Virtual workshop - Microsoft Teams for Business level 100 (10AM PST)

Tuesday, July 7, 2020
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Pacific Standard Time)

This free two-hour virtual workshop introduces you to Teams, the hub for teamwork from Microsoft 365. Teams is a shared workspace where you can chat, meet, share files, and use business apps.  

 Register today!  
You will receive an email confirmation containing a Microsoft Teams Live Event link to join the workshop. Please check your spam folder as the confirmation email may end up there.

Audiences Businesses

Topics Small Business, Productivity, Applications, Business, SMB

 

Hosted by
The Microsoft Store at Pacific Centre
Vancouver, BC

Make your own story – Creativity, ages 6+ (Virtual Summer Camp)

Tuesday, July 7, 2020
6:30 AM - 8:00 AM (Pacific Standard Time)

In this free virtual workshop, students six and up will learn how to create a story using Microsoft PowerPoint and Word. They’ll explore the latest version of these Office apps, including using drawing tools, selecting and sizing images and icons, creating backgrounds, and changing fonts. Activities will focus on collaborative learning and hands-on guided experiences.

By the end of this workshop, participants will have:

  • Built confidence in using PowerPoint and Word as digital tools.
  • Exercised their creative skills by making a story with visual appeal.

To schedule a free, private event or let us know how we can support you, your families, and your community, contact us at NYCGive@microsoft.com

Register to reserve your spot today!

Audiences Students K-12

Topics Office 365, Creative, Summer Camp

 

Hosted by
The Microsoft Store at Fifth Avenue
New York, NY

Microsoft Teams Training for Teachers - Online Classes and Lectures with your Students

Tuesday, July 7, 2020
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (Pacific Standard Time)

In this virtual training session, learn how Microsoft Teams allows teachers, students and staff to seamlessly connect and work together, create content, and share resources all from a single, easy-to-learn and simple to use platform. 

This training is delivered through Microsoft Teams which will allow you to interact directly with the facilitator, ask questions and collaborate with other educators as you continue to improve your remote classroom capabilities.

Audiences Educators K-12

Topics Windows 10, Office 365, Microsoft 365

 

Hosted by
The Microsoft Store at Stonebriar Centre
Frisco, TX

VIRTUAL TRAINING: Microsoft Teams for education – 200 level

Tuesday, July 7, 2020
6:00 AM - 7:00 AM (Pacific Standard Time)

This is part 2 of our Teams for Education training.  We recommend that you first complete the 100 level training.

During this training we will deep dive into the difference between creating a team for a class versus creating a team for staff.  We also review co-authoring and file sharing, using and adding apps to your teams, personal and team settings and more.

You will receive an event confirmation e-mail with the link to join this virtual training.
 

Audiences Educators Higher Education, Educators K-12

Topics Office 365, Microsoft 365

 

Hosted by
The Microsoft Store at Walden Galleria
Buffalo, NY