Tag: OneNote Class Notebook

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Extra Credits: Some notes on paperless penmanship from a school leader

Rob Dickson (@showmerob), who directs instructional technology for Omaha Public Schools, shares his experience as a daily note taker who has moved himself and his district into a digital world with OneNote: Writing notes is not bad - I still do it, just differently. It is how I retain knowledge more efficiently. But having this analog process creates barriers. Think about... Read more

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How OneNote is key to learning in my music classroom

There is a notion among music educators that our courses are some of the most difficult to merge well with technology in the classroom learning environment. School music classes are traditionally performance-based, with the primary learning goal hinged on a student improving their individual instrument play in the context of a large ensemble. In this blog post, I would like to... Read more

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OneNote in higher education: The ultimate tool for teaching, advising, and administration

About four years ago, with prompt from a dean at my university, I began offering online courses in the Classical Studies Program, where I teach and serve as director. My program was one of the first to offer online classes in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, which was a surprise to many, especially given the reputation of Classics programs for teaching dead... Read more

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Mapping and tracking discussion in Humanities using OneNote Class Notebook

As a Humanities teacher, I love having full class discussion on the books we read, particularly when the students drive the conversation. Getting students to work together and successfully navigate and sustain a discussion on complex topics is often as important to me as the content they are talking about. Since a large part of my teaching uses the Harkness Method,... Read more

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Microsoft Teams in Office 365 Education updates rolling out, with more coming soon

Over the course of debuting Microsoft Teams in Office 365 Education, we’ve been privileged to have educators from across the globe join us in creating technology to foster collaborative classrooms and improve student learning outcomes. Whether it’s through events like Hack the Classroom, or message boards on the Microsoft Educator Community (MEC), or in conversations... Read more

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The productivity promise: Using OneNote Class Notebooks to revolutionize organization and efficiency

I taught middle and high school for 11 years. I’m an Instructional Technology Specialist now, but as I visit classrooms around the district I am still haunted by one of the challenges teachers face every day: their students’ lack of organization and productivity. I’m talking about: continued no-name papers, forgetting paper or writing utensils, and losing papers in... Read more