*Many teachers are using Microsoft tools and training to help prepare their students for the future, and are encouraging their peers to embrace using the technology that students are growing up with.*
REDMOND, Wash., Aug. 16, 2010 — Educators are preparing to go back to school, and they’re starting to do so with more than pencils and books. The “digital natives” that fill their classrooms are restless, and teachers are altering their curricula to keep those students engaged and prepared for the future. Microsoft wants to help.
Digital natives are people who have had access to digital technology for most of their lives—in other words, most of today’s school children.