Tag: Collaboration

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OneNote Class Notebook and Microsoft Teams for enhanced learning

For years, OneNote Class Notebook has been a vital part of many Norwegian classrooms. When combined with Microsoft Teams, you get a virtual classroom and pedagogical framework that provides many possibilities for teachers and students. Digital competence is an important part of teaching today because we must know how to make good use of such tools. This kind of professional... Read more

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Improving student outcomes, OneNote at a time

OneNote Class Notebooks—and the teaching and learning style they facilitate—have led to significant improvements in attitude and outcomes for my students. I teach English Language and Literature to 13- to 18-year-olds of mixed ability at an independent boarding school in the U.K. Over the last three years, OneNote has become the central plank of teaching and learning in... Read more

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October’s #MSFTEduChat TweetMeet gets you ready to go global with #skypeathon

In celebration of the 48-hr Skype-a-Thon event beginning on November 13, our 22 educators and experts are going the extra (virtual) mile and preparing a new #MSFTEduChat TweetMeet on Global Collaboration. Paired with the resources made by our Skype in the Classroom team, this event will help you prepare your students to travel far and wide and learn everything in-between... Read more

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Online collaboration transforms teaching in Western Australia

As teachers push the boundaries of modern pedagogy to give their increasingly diverse learners the best opportunities to succeed, technology matters. Our recent findings from The Class of 2030 and Life-ready Learning research highlighted collaborative platforms as one of the technologies which was best positioned to support socially embedded learning especially over... Read more

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New Skype features make sharing classroom experiences easier

As a new school year quickly approaches, many teachers and students are eagerly anticipating engaging in new Skype collaborative projects, virtual field trips and guest speakers. Recently, Skype released some new features that will make those connections even easier. To get them all, upgrade your Skype today and learn more here. One new feature is the Chat Media Gallery.... Read more

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Get drawn into the Awesome Squiggles art challenge with Skype in the Classroom

As an instructional tech coach, I’m always seeking ways to help teachers acquire new tech skills through real-world projects, rather than direct instruction workshops. Like our students, teachers need to apply those skills in projects that thrive on an emotional connection to learning. "Awesome Squiggles" was designed specifically to be that gateway learning project for... Read more