Microsoft to Launch Pilot STEM Program at Boys & Girls Club of Worcester

NEC Member Microsoft recently announced that it has chosen the Boys & Girls Club of Worcester to pilot the company’s Learning, Accessibility, STEM, and STEAM instructional technology tools.  Thirty members of the Boys & Girls Club have been selected to participate in the pilot program, which includes tablets, one-on-one instruction, and personalized learning techniques.

Microsoft will include an array of subjects in the pilot learning program such as reading, digital linking for math, science, and learning accessibility tools with the goal of meeting the needs of diverse learners, including English language learners, special education students and students with disabilities.

Executive Director of the Boys & Girls Club of Worcester Liz Hamilton said, “We are grateful to Microsoft for allowing our club to introduce these tools to our community. Education should not be a one-size-fits-all, so we are happy to be piloting learning and accessibility tools that will address kids learning challenges as well as amplify their strengths.”

The New England Council applauds Microsoft for their efforts in being inclusive to all student learning techniques and commends Microsoft in their investments in STEM education.  Read more in The Worcester Business Journal .

 

img_side
mask_sidebar
Recently from the Blog

WORK Inc. Visits Capitol Hill

06/20/2018 | Read Post

Babson College to Expand Internationally, Opening New Location In Dubai

06/14/2018 | Read Post

In the News

NEC to Honor New Englanders of the Year at 2017 Annual Dinner

10/25/2017 | Read Press Release

NEC Elects Six Respected Regional Business Leaders to Board of Directors

09/25/2017 | Read Press Release