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Make the transition to hybrid learning

Digital platforms can enable high-quality learning experiences in hybrid environments. We’ve gathered research, examples, and success stories to help you discover more.

Disruptions + Opportunities

In the wake of the novel coronavirus, schools around the world were forced to undergo a radical experiment in remote learning. Explore the key lessons from the spring of 2020 in this Manchester Street research report.

Education Reimagined: The Future of Learning

Explore the changing learning landscape, from disruptions in traditional learning environments, to strategies for transitioning to hybrid learning as schools reopen, and an outlook on how navigating these transitions can have lasting positive effects for future learning models.

Visualizing the future of education

Use these downloadable infographics to help visualize hybrid learning environments, and the future of learning outside the traditional classroom.

Key lessons from real-world transitions

See how schools around the globe are managing the challenges of hybrid learning so that you can respond better now, and chart a course for successful, permanent hybrid learning models.

Guide to hybrid learning

Download our visual guide to hybrid learning to help you navigate the complexities and challenges of reopening schools in 2020.

Success stories

Schools across the globe are successfully transitioning to hybrid learning models and seeing positive outcomes. Here are their stories.

Puyallup School District

Together with Microsoft Education, Puyallup School District in Washington state successfully shifted to remote learning in March 2020 through widespread access to devices, integrated technologies, virtual trainings, and open collaboration for more than 23,000 students. Now, Puyallup’s leaders share how they did it.

Miami-Dade County Public Schools

Miami-Dade is Florida’s largest county, home to over 345,000 students. When the pandemic reached Florida, the district faced a unique challenge due to the sheer scale of transitioning to remote learning. Thanks to the district’s Digital Convergence initiative, and Microsoft Education solutions, Miami-Dade County Public Schools created a successful hybrid-learning model.

Senegal Ministry of Education

Four years ago, Senegal’s Ministry of Education (MoE) formed a partnership with Microsoft that would play a significant role in the country’s ability to respond to COVID-19. The MoE utilized their existing network of educational tools and efficiently transitioned to a remote learning environment, creating an effective digital curriculum for its over 3.5 million geographically-dispersed students.

Customer Evidence

Miami-Dade County Public Schools

“A lot of teachers plan to continue using Teams once the school year starts. As more teachers utilize the platform, they are discovering new and innovative ways to teach their students. Even after COVID-19, these new teaching techniques will positively impact our student’s learning experience.”

- Yolanda Miranda, Middle School Science Educator, Miami-Dade County Public Schools


Check out these free, on-demand webinars to learn best practices and strategies from hybrid learning experts.

Webinar on Demand

Curious how to start your remote learning journey? This webinar will help you prepare your educators to use Microsoft Teams and other Office 365 services to reach your students in new, creative ways.

Coming Out Stronger and Successful

Learn how the Fresno Unified School District transitioned at scale and with minimal disruption, enabling them to focus on student well-being, quality teaching, and health and safety.

Reimagine Deep Learning

Discover the latest research from New Pedagogies for Deep Learning, hosted by Microsoft Education GM Barbara Holzapfel and featuring Michael Fullan and Joanne Quinn.

Training and professional development

Training and resources to help school leaders transition to hybrid learning.

Hybrid Learning: a New Model for the Future of Learning

This course introduces educators to the hybrid learning model. Educators will learn about the five elements of hybrid learning, how to implement them, and how to utilize Microsoft Teams to create a dynamic learning environment for their students.

On-demand: Hybrid Learning for the Modern Classroom

Learn about planning and transition to hybrid learning for the modern classroom with this on-demand event. Brought to you by Microsoft EduDay.

More resources for school leaders

Find the support you need to lead digital transformation, get your school ready for hybrid education, and empower your staff.

Hybrid Education Checklist

Use this checklist to see if your school or system is ready for hybrid education, and get the streamlined remote operations, blended learning, and virtual talent management to ensure education never stops.

Remote Learning Resources

Empower staff and engage students as they transition to inclusive, online classrooms with remote learning technical guidance, resources, support, and training.

School Leaders Overview

Improve learning outcomes for all students, transform classroom time, and make the most of your school budget with affordable, robust technology from Microsoft.

Brought to life by:

Microsoft Education products help ensure that students stay engaged and learning stays on track.

Microsoft Teams

Brings conversations, content, assignments, and apps together in one place, letting teachers create vibrant learning environments, build collaborative classrooms, and connect with professional communities and colleagues – all free to educators and students.