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Catch up on OneNote Class Notebook with this course by a teacher

This definitive, six-week OneNote course is designed to help teachers explore and deploy Class Notebook as a tool in their classrooms. Over the six weeks, teachers will discover each of the components of Class Notebook and learn how each of the features of OneNote can be used to support pedagogy and assessment, as well as enhance student engagement across the curriculum.... Read more

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6 Ways to make assignments (and your school year) easier with Microsoft Teams

We know a lot of planning goes into each and every lesson, sequence, and unit that you teach. From daily reading to capstone projects, not a day goes by where you’re not checking to see if assignments have been turned in, answering questions about assignments, grading assignments, or just plain obsessing a little about assignments. Enter: Microsoft Teams. While there’s... Read more

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Tips and tricks to keep students primed with real-world learning in summer

School's out for summer, and while it’s certainly a time for fun and sun, the downtime can also cause what’s commonly referred to as the “Summer Slide.” Researchers have found that students’ achievement scores decline over summer vacation. Their economic background, or access to learning resources during the summer months, was also found to play a frequent role in... Read more

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5 Ways to assess your students in OneNote

It’s reporting time in Australia. It’s a period marked by late nights, long weekends and extraneous amounts of coffee. No teacher likes this time of term. When I first started teaching, I remember dragging home my box of assessments to mark. Not great on the back. The great news for teachers now is that conducting assessments with the help of OneNote can save your back... Read more

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Try these quick tips to save time in Office Online

Over the last year, we’ve had so many opportunities to collaborate with educators and watch their important, day-to-day work in classrooms all over. It’s been a lot to take in, but if there’s one thing we just couldn’t miss, it’s how busy their day can get under the weight of zillions of tasks. Educators working with Office Online, which is part of Office 365 for... Read more

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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