Tag: Office 365

A diverse group of smiling students works on Windows Devices.

Extra Credits: OneNote Class Notebook offers new ways to include parents in learning

Extra Credits rounds up the latest stories on innovative educational endeavors coming from other parts of Microsoft and the world. This entry from the Office Blog covers new updates to OneNote Class Notebook, which now makes it easier for teachers to bring parents into the conversation for a whole new level of parental transparency. Using Class Notebook extends the... 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

Two students sit side by side, working on their writing assignments.

How teachers can check student work for plagiarism in Word with Copyleaks

Suspecting a student of plagiarism is never an ideal situation, no matter if you're the teacher or the student. According to Plagiarism.org, one in three high school students stated they plagiarized an assignment using the internet. In another survey of 24,000 high school students, 58 percent admitted to plagiarizing, and 95 percent admitted to cheating in some form, including... Read more

485207477_940x528-hero-large

5 Tips for collaboration in Professional Learning Communities

Teachers are busy people. They must keep up to date with changes in their curriculum, teaching and learning styles, and continue their own learning path. Getting help from peers and leveraging each other’s best practices can be a big time saver. That's why educators can form Professional Learning Communities (PLC) to work together and to improve their professional skills... Read more

A teacher in River Dell Regional School District addresses student with a Windows tablet in hand.

Extra Credits: Connected classrooms and digital ink come to River Dell Regional School District

Extra Credits rounds up the latest stories on innovative educational endeavors coming from other parts of Microsoft and the world. This entry from the Windows blog examines how the River Dell Regional School District in Bergen County, New Jersey, adopted Windows 10, affordable Windows devices, and inking for their students. Excerpt:   River Dell Regional School... Read more

Learning management system graphic

11 New OneNote Features Teachers Will Love

While you’ve been busy teaching and innovating, the OneNote engineering team has been hard at work bringing improvements that make teachers’ lives even easier. Here are some of the many new features released in the past few months that we think you will love! You can download OneNote for free anytime. 1. Convert hand-drawn shapes into perfect-looking shapes while... Read more