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Microsoft in Education posts this week #60

7 Amazing hacks for teachers to use in class today

A hack can be defined as a clever solution to a tricky problem. As people who face many tricky problems on a daily basis, teachers could definitely use a few class hacks to help them save time and to be more efficient. Here are some nifty hacks from Microsoft Innovative Educators (MIE), all under one...

Can 'Minecraft' Really Change the Way Teachers Teach?

To call Minecraft anything less than a phenomenon would be an understatement. Since releasing in 2009, it has sold more than a hundred million copies across almost every gaming platform and continues to sell another 50,000 more each day. Among children anywhere from toddlers to young adults, Minecraft is especially popular, so it's no surprise that it has seeped its way into more than a few classrooms through teachers looking to build a sturdier bridge to their students. Digital game-based learning isn't just fun, it's subversive.

Microsoft Hack the Classroom Registration - Microsoft Education

Sign up for this free digital event designed to give educators insight into the latest trends in education. Online live event
Saturday, September 24, 2016
8:00 AM-10:00 AM PST

Over 35 LMS, SIS and gradebook partners are now working with OneNote Class Notebook - Office Blogs

We are announcing over 35 partners that have committed to work with OneNote Class Notebook, with over 20 implemented and many more coming soon. —Read on for details.

Teacher Academy: Office 365

A free Microsoft Course 'Office 365' At the end of this course, you will be able to:
Login, setup your profile and use important features in Outlook
Login, access, create, share files and use important features in OneDrive for Business
Create, edit, share and work together on files using Office Online
Setup your profile, contacts, contact groups, connect and share in Skype for Business
Login, setup your profile, post in a group and use importa

How to Use Microsoft Forms in Office 365 Education

The writer says: "Have you seen the new Microsoft Forms? One of the most popular articles on my blog in the last 12 months was related to its predecessor – Excel Surveys. Not only did that post get a lot of vi…"

How to Upgrade to Windows 10 - Microsoft

Learn how to upgrade your PC to Windows 10—the best Windows ever

Unlock skills for the modern workplace using the 5 C’s

By: Mark Chaban Area Director of Education for Microsoft Middle East & Africa I was recently at the BETT Education forum in Abu Dhabi, and top of everyone’s minds was how the business world is changing due to mobile technology. With businesses focusing less on the organisation itself, and more on its people, students preparing for the...

Assistive technology products - Microsoft Education

Windows includes numerous features and options for students with mobility and dexterity impairments. There are several education apps for Windows that enable all students to learn in a way that works best for them, including apps designed for students with disabilities.

eBook: OneNote 2016 Tips & Tricks - OneNote

Writer says, "You’ve likely used OneNote before. But perhaps you’ve wondered if there’s more you can do, or if there’s a faster way to do something. That’s why we created this eBook — so you can learn about our favorite hidden features, techniques, and timesavers in OneNote 2016 for Windows."