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Useful Microsoft in Education posts #63

Everything You Need To Master Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office is the biggest productivity suite in the world. With these tips you can work smarter, be more productive and get more done.

Share your presentations and documents online with Docs.com

Docs.com from Microsoft provides a free way to share your Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Sway and PDF documents. These shared documents can be viewed by others just by sharing a link (whether in…

daily edventures | Pioneering project-based learning in Tennessee – Brent Thrasher, USA

Microsoft Innovative Educator (MIE) Expert, Thrasher in his seventh year as a classroom teacher, educational technologist, and instructional technology coach for Overton County Schools in Tennessee. I love helping students and other teaching professionals utilize technology in new and engaging ways,” says Thrasher. “I hope that my work will better prepare my students to thrive in a technology-driven world, and that my students learn that technology’s greatest power is facilitating learning. I try to grow by learning about new technologies, and exploring how they can be implemented into education.”

Sway How To #001 Create a Basic Sway

This video shows you how to create a basic Sway presentation. Link to Web Version of Sway: www.sway.com

Why Minecraft predicts the future of collaborative work

Kids are the ultimate beta testers. As soon as they figure out what a new technology is for, they try to make it do something else. They push boundaries,..

New research underlines the power of the pen in learning

Inspired by previous studies that suggested long-hand notetaking using a pen deepens the mind’s ability to retain and process information, van der Meer and van der Weel carried out a two-month research project with students. Their project aimed to find out whether notetaking by typing versus notetaking with a pen would bring about differences in brain activity, thereby affecting a student’s ability to learn.

Announcing monthly educator “#OneNoteQ TweetMeets” in partnership with OneNote Central - Office Blogs

We are getting ready to launch our monthly “#OneNoteQ TweetMeets” for educators with OneNote experts from @OneNoteEDU, @OneNoteC, MIE Experts and the Microsoft in Education engineering team. —Read on for details.

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.

Student-Made E-Books: A Beautiful Way to Demonstrate Learning

Need a fresh idea for the end of a unit? Instead of writing a paper or doing presentations, have students create PDF e-books they can enjoy and share for years. Continue Reading →

Create and Manage a OneNote Class Notebook

Megan Townes says, "Just made a 10-minute Mix on how to use OneNote Class Notebook @OneNoteEDU https://mix.office.com/watch/1jjgxfhk00yev … Includes new Manage Notebook options"