10/27/2010 03:13 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Microsoft Launches 'Shout' Partnership To Support Tech-Based Environmental Learning

At the Worldwide Innovative Education Forum, a conference of 500 international educators hosted by Microsoft in South Africa, the software company announced their new "Shout" initiative.

Created in partnership with the Smithsonian Institution and TakingITGlobal, Shout promotes technology-based learning to teach students about the world's pressing environmental issues.