Tag: Digital Ink

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Beat the back to school blues with student hacks you can use all year long

Kick up your coursework a notch and get (virtually) organized with this rundown of back to school tips, tricks, and time savers.   But first things first …   Free stuff 101: Did you know that any student — yes, you — can use apps like Microsoft Word and PowerPoint for free right now, no strings attached? If this is news to you, head over here,... Read more

A male student, seated in front of his Windows device, completes an assignment in the library.

4 hacks for Word 2016 to save you time authoring documents

If there’s one thing we Microsoft engineers have learned in our dialogue with teachers, it’s that each and every one cares deeply about the success and well-being of their students. Helping give educators back a few precious minutes of their day, spent in one of the most demanding, time consuming, and hectic professions in the world, is the least we can do. We have four... Read more

Innovative educator Summer Winrotte stands untethered in her class, Surface device in hand.

For the good of her students, this traditionalist teacher meets the digital age head-on

You’d never know it by seeing how effortlessly she projects polynomials from a tablet to the monitor at the front of her classroom, but Summer Winrotte began teaching as an avowed traditionalist. “I can remember my first year of teaching, saying that I would never be paperless,” she says. As a math teacher, her college course work had to be done with longhand... Read more

Save the date for our next TweetMeet on April 18

TweetMeet on devices for student success: Join us for a #MSFTEduChat on April 18

Are you an educator who wants to share your knowledge, or learn more about how you can save time and go paperless in your classroom? If so, join us for our #MSFTEduChat on Tuesday, April 18th at both 10:00am and 4:00pm PT. In this TweetMeet we’ll be discussing devices for student success and how educators are getting the most out of the resources they have. Preparing... Read more

Students collaborating on a Windows device.

3 Ways to get started with Windows Ink

Microsoft Education provides teachers with 21st century tools that offer powerful new ways to engage and inspire students.  Windows Ink is just one useful tool to have in hand for students looking to improve creativity, comprehension, and learning outcomes. With Windows Ink, it can spark up to 36 percent increases in favorable STEM outcomes alone. To get you started within... Read more

Dr. Grissom pictured with a large OneNote mind map.

10 Best uses for OneNote in your teaching and learning

The more you learn about OneNote, the more likely you are to embrace it as one of the best teaching and learning tools available today. OneNote is often described as a digital 3-ring binder, or considered to be the Swiss Army Knife of note-taking. That description covers the basics, but over the years OneNote has gained many new features designed with education in mind. It... Read more