Category: Education

Back to School updates for the Class and Staff Notebook apps in Microsoft Teams for Education

To help save teachers more time when using  OneNote Class and Staff Notebooks inside of Microsoft Teams, today we are releasing a few updates to simplify and save time for teachers.  These updates are starting to rollout today, worldwide! Class Notebook Manage Settings page We’ve made it easier to teachers to quickly access the “Manage Notebook”... Read more

School Data Sync’s GDPR solution is available worldwide!

Microsoft School Data Sync (SDS) can now help school districts to protect access to student personal data!  This feature was inspired by the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), but because it has value to customers in any every region, we have made it available to all SDS customers, worldwide. With SDS, school districts can import their list of students from... Read more

Class Notebook June updates – Teacher Transfer, Capita SIMS integration, Teams Parent Access & more

With summer on the way in the northern hemisphere and the school year ending in many places, it is time to get ready for summer.  As many students and teachers head into summer break (or to ISTE 2018 Chicago!), we wanted to share some new OneNote Class Notebook capabilities we’ve been working on. Teacher Transfer of OneNote Class or Staff Notebooks A common scenario... Read more

Create a Math Quiz in Microsoft Forms

Hey Math teachers, here is how Microsoft Forms can help you create quizzes for easier assessments! Create a Math type question In your web browser, navigate to http://forms.microsoft.com, sign in with your O365 Education account and click New quiz to begin creating your quiz. Click Add question to add a new question to your quiz, and pick Choice or... Read more

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A bid to better manage files turns into a potential revolution in curriculum delivery

In January 2018, I met with our technology department to discuss a strategic initiative that would leverage our current Microsoft Product Suite with our Curriculum Resources to design a revolutionary curriculum delivery system. The initial desired outcome of this process was to simply see files housed in OneDrive that would be accessed in an organized way in... Read more

Page Locking comes to OneNote Class Notebooks

Educators face an array challenges, not least of which is ongoing classroom management. As more and more teachers use Class Notebooks, stand alone or integrated with Microsoft Teams, the most common request we’ve heard from teachers is the ability to “lock” a page. This capability allows educators to have control and make the OneNote page read only for... Read more