Microsoft has joined with the Scripps National Spelling Bee to help integrate technology and expand the learning resources available for students and schools today. _The organization named Microsoft as the_2014 Scripps National Spelling Bee Technology Champion._ “Like the Scripps National Spelling Bee, Microsoft is deeply committed to supporting educators and educational programs. In fact, since 2003, Microsoft has partnered with educators to impact more than 207 million students in 119 countries,” said_Paige Kimble, executive director of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. “Through this relationship, both the Bee and Microsoft will be able to better support educators and educational programs.” _As part of this collaboration, there will be innovative tools from Microsoft that will help promote learning, including: A free Windows 8 spelling app for teachers and students available in the next few weeks on the_Microsoft in Education download page. For schools enrolled in_Bing for Schools_ad-free, safer, more private search, there will be special spelling-related surprises for certain queries. Starting today, Microsoft's student-friendly, ad-free Bing for Schools search engine offers a...

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