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#108 Useful Microsoft in Education posts this week

Posts about using Microsoft products effectively in the classroom

Margaret Tracy from Hillcrest High School reflects on the recent Microsoft E2 Africa Forum #Makewhatsnext in Johannes...

Margaret Tracy reflects "The Microsoft E2 Africa #Makewhatsnext Conference held on 29-30 May was a constructive example of innovation and expertise in action. To launch the event, Sonya Delafosse, Senior Partners-in-Learning Manager of Microsoft's worldwide Education team, stressed the importance of 21st century skills and the role technology can play in education to harness these skills...'

Dictate - Speech Recognition for PowerPoint, Word, and Outlook

Dictate is a free add-in for Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Once you have Dictate installed you can speak to have text appear i...

Introducing classroom experiences in Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams operates on the belief that effective classroom technology is digital advancement delivered with purpose – to inspire creativity and cultivat...

A spirited teacher reshapes the computer science classroom for 21st-century makers

This computer science teacher is unleashing 21st-century creativity in his classroom, preparing his students for a world where technology will be an ally for...

Module 8: Updating existing content with OneNote

This module will show how existing OneNote documents can ensure accessibility by • utilizing descriptive text for links and • including Alt-text for all imag...

Reader’s Workshop – The Sway Way! | Dianne's Digital Discoveries

At Wissahickon Middle School, we have been using Sway in a variety of ways for demostrations of learning, teacher presentations, and communication, collaboration and project-based learning. Another great way that our teachers and students are using Sway is through reading portfolios. Read on to find out how Language Arts teacher Chad Towarnicki and his students have used Sway to not only keep track of the books they have read, but to use stunning graphics, videos, and text to highlight their “big reads”.

Windows 10 Anniversary Update

In this course on the Microsoft Educator community you will learn about the different ways can enhance teaching and learning by providing ways for teachers to utilize technology in more interesting and dynamic ways. Windows 10 also puts the power of learning in the hands of students - creating more opportunities to create, collaborate and show their learning in a variety of ways.

Take your OneNote Class Notebooks wherever you go with the new “Save a copy” feature - Office Blogs

As OneNote Class Notebooks become more popular, we’re often asked how a student or teacher can take their digital books with them when leaving school. Based on talking to lots of teachers and students, we launched the new “Save a copy” feature for Class Notebooks.

School districts embrace improved Microsoft OneNote

The classroom tool has been updated for simpler navigation, greater accessibility and consistency across devices.

Hack the Classroom June 2017

As the world changes and is moving more rapidly, it is hard to keep up with what are the most powerful ways to incorporate technology into your classroom. Hack the Classroom is an exciting, online, live event designed to show you what’s possible and ignite new ideas. This year, we’ll be live from ISTE bringing you the latest tools designed to empower your students to achieve more.