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#92 Useful Microsoft in education posts this week

Microsoft Classroom – supporting teachers supporting learners

What is Microsoft Classroom? In a nutshell, it’s an online environment where a teacher can assign tasks, track who’s completed tasks with ease, or provide feedback to support learners, …

Learning Tools for Word Online and OneNote Online now available, plus new languages - Office Blogs

We are pleased to share that Learning Tools are now available in new languages to all customers with Office 365 or a personal OneDrive account. Previously, we announced that we would deliver Learning Tools to Word Online and OneNote Online, so users on any device can experience the same reading and writing benefits people see using Learning Tools for OneNote.

OneNote Class Notebook add-in now includes grade scales, improved LMS integration and sticker customization

 As written on blogs.office.com Since launching the OneNote Class Notebook add-in a year ago, hundreds of thousands of teachers have downloaded and started using the add-in. Teachers all over the world have saved time in distributing assignments, individualizing learning, connecting to their existing systems’ assignments/grades and reviewing …

Use of the snip video tool in OneNote for reviewing students thinking

Office snip was the answer I have been looking for. It is incredibly simple to use, fast and embeds in OneNote pages. Once students create the snip, they simply click copy and can then paste directly into their page.

Nine Things Minecraft Can Teach Us About Creativity and Learning

A few weeks ago, my son convinced me to download Minecraft on my iPad. He's been playing it for a few years now and is at that stage where he is entering portals, creating drop

Flipping Your Classroom with Office Mix

Transform your presentations into interactive online lessons and share them with your students and colleagues in OneNote, on the web, or in your learning management system.

5 Ways of Saving Time with Microsoft Forms

It has been a couple of months since we came back to school and it seems that every academic year becomes more and more busy and that the things that you must do during the week multiply rapidly: papers to correct, notebooks to look over, Parent-teacher meetings, department planning, lesson organisation … It is for this reason that I am always looking for new ways to help me to save some time and make my life a bit easier (and with less paper if possible!) So when I saw the new addition to the O

8 Reasons Why OneNote Is Perfect For Me

Of course my first post had to be about OneNote. Since that afternoon when an inspiring Maths and Accounting teacher (@eustace_stephen) told me: 'I have to show you this great app', I have loved OneNote and use it every single day. Even though he started using OneNote to aid him in the Maths classroom, I quickly could see how I could adapt this tool to help me and my students . He liked the idea of projecting his writing and drawing in the whiteboard while keeping direct eye contact with his stu

Tools to build the Reading Brain using Microsoft Word #1: Finding and using the clues to create a mindmap (by Peter d...

This is another guest post from Peter De Lisle from Hilton College in Kwazulu-Natal. Peter is one of our Microsoft 2016/2017 MIEExperts...

Skype in the Classroom Calendar of Events

Plan a year of educational adventures with Skype in your classroom!