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#119 Useful Microsoft in Education posts this week

#119 Posts about using Microsoft applications in the classroom

Learning Tools for OneNote supports more languages and themes and is now generally available - Office Blogs

Microsoft says, "

" Today, we are moving Learning Tools for OneNote out of preview (announced in January) and into general availability (English only). Learning Tools for OneNote was initially released as a customer preview back in January of 2016. The concept came from an internal Microsoft “Hackathon,” where a group of people who were passionate about inclusively got together to design tools to help people with learning differences. The result was a set of tools that ultimately help all people. The Hackathon project won the grand prize, and the prototype was built into a product and released earlier this year."

Get up to speed with the latest #MicrosoftEdu updates and resources for the new term

With the new term getting into full swing, there are plenty of resources and updates to help you get the most out of any new and existing technology in the classroom as the year continues!

15+ Ways of Teaching Every Student to Code (Even Without a Computer)

With this collection of resources, you can teach your students to code—even if you’re still learning yourself.

5 Takeaways from Microsoft’s Back to School Live Event

"The tech giant held the first of its Facebook Live PD events. In just the past year, Microsoft has made great strides to expand its place in K–12 education. From the launch of Minecraft: Education Edition to the announcement of Windows 10 S, an operating system designed with teacher feedback, the tech giant has made changes to help support today’s educators. Now Microsoft is offering educators valuable professional development on its products through Back to School Live events. The online workshops, which are hosted via Facebook Live on Microsoft Education’s page, kicked off Aug. 16 with a series of videos offering advice from educators and experts. Here are five things we learned from the series launch."

ITech Insights - The Wonders of Microsoft OneNote

Microsoft word, excel, and powerpoint have all become a regular part of our day to day lives. But there is one more program in Microsofts suite of office applications that is often ignored and is by far one of the easiest to use and most useful of the bunch and in this weeks ITech Insights I'll tell you all about it.

Back to School Tips for Students Using Microsoft OneNote

The back to school season is in full swing, and many students are ready for a new year of learning. And OneNote is an important tool. Here's a look.

2018 TLLP Participants: Flipping the Classroom To Foster Self-Directed Learning

                I’m thrilled to share some very exciting news! This past Spring, our team of five grade 3 teachers and one library technician at Queen of Heaven Catholic Elementary School in Milton, Ontario, were selected to partake in a professional development research project. The Teacher Leadership and Learning…

Microsoft Word's New Learning Tools Sharpens Students' Reading Skills

Microsoft's suite of technology aids for the classroom how helps students improve their reading and writing in Word.

OneNote in One Minute - Getting Started with the Basic Organisation of a Notebook

Want to get organised? OneNote is the tool for you! Never used OneNote before? This guide will take you through the basics in short and easy steps. See my we...

Matthew Hains : 2017-2018 Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert » TECH TEACHERS

The Microsoft Innovative Educator (MIE) program is composed of more than 150,000 educators worldwide, who have joined the Microsoft Educator Community and successfully completed online courses, contributed lesson plans, and connected with other educators across the globe.