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#84 Useful Microsoft in Education posts this week

Skype in the Classroom Bingo Cards

There are so many different skills and facts students can learn! Why not add an extra level of fun by having students complete a Bingo card to mark off what they learnt after each Skype call- whether speaking with a Guest Speaker, learning with a Skype Lesson or Virtual Field Trip, or playing Mystery Skype, the possibilities are endless!

Modern Notetaking 101

An innovator’s guide to OneNote in education

3 Beginner Tips for Managing Worksheets in Excel

Worksheets are the core essence of Excel. Here are a few tips that'll help you stay organized and productive.

Top 10 things you didn’t know about OneNote - Office Blogs

Check out this post for a list of the top 10 things you (and I) didn't know about OneNote.

How OneNote has become integral to learning at a high school in Scotland - Office Blogs

'Our adoption of the OneNote Class Notebook has had a transformational impact on both learning and teaching at St Mungo’s High School.' —Read on to learn more.

Running a PowerPoint show

Here's some tips to help you the next time you're showing a PowerPoint Slide Show:

5 Ways Teachers and Students Can Use Sway in the Classroom

Today the educators should design his activities which can develop 21st century skills in his students.  If you are a 21 st century educa...

10 ways to use Skype in the classroom – The Tech Edvocate

Skype is an instructional tool that provides boundlessopportunities for authentic teaching and learning. It allows us to explore beyond the four walls of our classrooms. As elementary teachers, we sometimes battle to hold our students’ short attention spans. Integrating Skype lessons brings the curriculum to life in ways never before possible. You know that special moment when you announce a class activity, and it’s greeted with claps, screams, and cheers? That’s Skype. It brings pure joy, wonder, and intrigue to your students.

Create a selfie poem on your first day back at school using PowerPoint, a selfie stick and a camera!

There's no doubt about it - kids love selfies! It seems that we live in a selfie culture! Most kids use selfies as a way of communicating with their friends and celebrating a moment. In the report Teens, technology and friendships the writers point out that social media and selfies are a natural draw for tweens and teens in our photo-orientated culture.

Let your students add audio and sound to their e-book projects and upload them to the Office Mix website

The class presented their projects as online e-books by uploading their PowerPoints to OneDrive so as to give them an online address. In today’s post we take the process one step further by adding video and sound to the e-books using the amazing PowerPoint add-in, Office Mix.