Category: Office 365 and Education

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Announcing Microsoft 365 Education, a single, affordable solution built for education

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c7_3_MukBjQ In my job, I am fortunate that I get to travel to schools around the world. I am often inspired by these visits, especially when I witness the passion in teachers when they can make a special connection with students, sparking both their curiosity and creativity. And in these travels, I also I see the mounting pressure... Read more

5 Quick and easy adaptations for students with learning differences

5 Quick and easy adaptations for students with learning differences

Every mainstream class contains students with learning differences. OneNote has enabled me to make learning more accessible for all of these students, whether their needs are related to dyslexia, Autism Spectrum Disorder, auditory processing disorder, ADHD, or non-specific learning difficulties. These are five quick and easy OneNote tricks I’ve used to help me make... Read more

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OneNote Class Notebooks get iPad updates, everyone gets new sticker packs

With the new school year underway in many places around the world, we’re releasing a set of updates to help teachers save time, be more organized, and have fun.  Here are the updates for OneNote Class Notebooks, rolling out now:   iPad Class Notebook Toolbar   The OneNote Class Notebook toolbar is available on many platforms already, including OneNote... Read more

5 Ways to Assess in OneNote

5 Ways to assess your students in OneNote

It’s reporting time in Australia. It’s a period marked by late nights, long weekends and extraneous amounts of coffee. No teacher likes this time of term. When I first started teaching, I remember dragging home my box of assessments to mark. Not great on the back. The great news for teachers now is that conducting assessments with the help of OneNote can save your back... Read more

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Learning Tools and Immersive Reader updated for OneNote, Word and Outlook

Educators have been seeing great outcomes in using Microsoft Learning Tools for their students over the past year. We’ve heard from Lauren Pittman’s class in Georgia, Jeanne Caudill’s students in Kentucky, and an English Teacher in Macedonia. Spurred by their great feedback, our team wants to empower even more students around the world with inclusive and accessible... Read more

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I taught biology before I became a OneNote pro – my example Notebook can help you get started

About a year ago, I was getting ready to take on my first job outside of the classroom. I had just moved from being a high school biology teacher to the role of Digital Learning Specialist at Sulphur Springs High School. On top of that, I was also moving into a Microsoft district. I had very little experience with Office 365, other than Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. As I... Read more