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#89 Useful Microsoft in Education posts this week

Educator Spotlight #4: Erika Esterhuizen – Have you discovered SharePoint?

Are you wondering what SharePoint is all about? Erika says “I enjoy exploring the potential of Microsoft’s Sharepoint. SharePoint is a place for running daily workflows and processes, which I am still learning and exploring. SharePoint is not a single tool, but rather a platform that enables a lot of different educational activities.”

Two Skype activities to try out this month – Mystery Skype and World Read Aloud Day

Submitted by Fiona Beal There are many exciting ways to bring the world into your classroom in a our global age, and using Microsoft Skype...

Did you do the Hour of Code? It is still available

The Hour of Code movement aims to expose as many people as possible to basic computer programming through completing a series of simple a...

Class OneNote Page distribution

This video demonstrates the page distribution feature using the Class Notebook Add-in; how to distribute a page of content to every student as a bulk action;...

How to use the page copy function in OneNote

The page copy function in OneNote creates an exact copy of your page with just a few clicks. In this tutorial, I give you some ideas on how to use the page c...

Cool Ideas to get started with Office 365 in your classroom

Guest post by Trent Ray, Microsoft Teacher Ambassador and Expert Educator! Anytime, anywhere access to resources and tools for learning is an essential element for today’s online learning environments. Thanks to the cloud (and some clever technical engineers) digital tools are enabling seamless connections between teachers and learners and transforming the what, when, how and...

What's the difference between OneNote and OneNote 2016 - OneNote

OneNote for Windows 10 is great for working on the go with your tablet or laptop, but there may be times when you want to open the full desktop version of OneNote.

The paperless journey of Bear Creek Middle School and OneNote - Office Blogs

A Microsoft Showcase School connection call forever changed the landscape of Bear Creek Middle School. —Read on to learn how the leadership team became inspired to use Microsoft tools to change the path and pace by which students learn.

Announcing the Microsoft Schools Program – Microsoft EDU

Microsoft Schools are focused on leading and learning. These schools are perhaps just starting to explore Microsoft solutions, programs or devices in small ways, but have signaled an intent to do more and become more. If you are in a school starting to consider how to transform your education methods and integrate technology, we invite you to join the Microsoft Schools program. You can register anytime.

By registering and joining the Microsoft Schools program, you will receive the following benefits:

daily edventures | “Educational technology is now more about pedagogy first and then choosing the appropriate tool(s)...

“Educational technology is now more about pedagogy first and then choosing the appropriate tool(s) for the job.” – Kathy Schrock, USA. As an independent educational technologist with more than 20 years in the field, Kathy Schrock has experienced first-hand how technology has transformed education — not only by engaging students, but by helping teachers manage their classrooms. Today, Schrock is helping fellow educators do the same.