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#81 Useful Microsoft in education posts this week

Digital Citizenship

In the 21st century, the use of technology and being online are a way of life. That is why, being good digital citizens and coaching students to model good digital citizenship and safe online behavior takes on greater importance.

By completing this course, educators will:
learn how Microsoft technology can help teach students to stay safe inside the classroom and out.
teach students about both the benefits and risks of the online world and help students stay safer there
become a confident “Digital Citizenship Champion” in their community.

OneNote Class Notebook is the top app in my classroom - Office Blogs

With the release of the new OneNote Class Notebook add-in, the ability to create a Class Notebook with one click right from my OneNote desktop app has made the Class Notebook the top app in my classroom. —Read more from Marija Petreska, 6th, 7th and 8th grade teacher and MIE Fellow at Hristo Uzunov School in Kicevo, Macedonia.

Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert & Schools Connection Calls

oin us for our Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert & Schools Connection Calls! This is your opportunity to meet your peers from around the world, check in with what they've been up to, be inspired by their projects and learning activities, receive product and social media training, and more - it's certainly a fast-paced 60 minutes full of ideas and innovation.
We have an archive of recordings available on-demand below the listing of upcoming events. Please view them at your leisure.

Microsoft Global Education Skype-a-Thon 2016

November 29th and 30th 2016 Microsoft held our Global Education Skype-a-Thon. Take a look at inspiration and learning with classrooms around the world as the...

6 Reasons OneNote is a Student's Best Friend

OneNote, available to download free, is a slick, powerful, and remarkably effective tool that helps students organize their notes, projects, and everything in between. Here are some tips to help students make the most of OneNote. 1. OneNote organizes all your class materials (whichever format they come in) into a single digital notebook Include checklists or...

Behind the Scenes - Microsoft Global Education Skype-a-Thon 2016

Sneak Peak Behind the Scenes - November 29th and 30th 2016 Microsoft held our Global Education Skype-a-Thon. Take a look at inspiration and learning with cla...

How to Use Office Mix in the Classroom

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Office Mix is already considered to be a possible game changer in the classroom. Although the product is new, some teachers have identified notable ways to use Office Mix in the classroom.<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->
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OneNote’s Best of 2016: A year in review including over 36 new reasons to try OneNote

Guest post by Marjolein Hoekstra from OneNote Central @OneNoteC. Over the past year, the OneNote Team have steadily pushed out an impressive number of new features and improvements including over 36 new features for education. This blog includes an overview of those new features with links to relevant announcements and coverage by the OneNote community.   OneNote...

One Hour Could Kick Start Your Students’ Coding

  How many people write code worldwide? During Computer Science Education Week, from Dec. 5 to 11, there will be many millions. They’ll be all ages, they’ll code in more than 45...

Get your Foundation Phase learners participating in the #HourofCode during December - they will love it!

Have you seen these tweets such as ‘Participate in the #HourofCode’ or  ‘Visit ’ floating around eve...