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#120 Useful Microsoft in Education posts this week

Posts about using Microsoft applications in the classroom

Microsoft Office's Teen Champions Share Their Best Tricks

Each year, hundreds of thousands of American teenagers compete to be the best at Word, Excel, and PowerPoint and win up to $3,000 in the Microsoft Office Specialist U.S. National Championship. It’s organized by Certiport, a testing company that offers certifications in software like MS Office, AutoCAD, and Adobe Creative Suite. We asked this year’s first-place winners for their best Office tips.

What is Microsoft Sway?

Lately, when I join technology education forums, one of the most talked-about webtools is Microsoft Sway. Though fairly new, Sway has taken over classroom production of visual presentations because the result is visually appealing while minimizing the amount of time students spend formatting a project, giving them lots more time to research and write.

OneNote–the all-in-one digital notetaking, classroom app for educators

It used to be, every class I taught started with students scrambling for notepaper and sharpening their pencils. Everyone took notes and used those to study for exams. If students wanted to share notes, they had to find a copy machine.

Expand your collaboration with guest access in Microsoft Teams

Today, Microsoft Teams is getting even better with the rollout of guest access to all Office 365 commercial and education customers.

New Microsoft study: Parents have the greatest impact on young people’s safety online - Microsoft on the Issues

Nearly one-third (29 percent) of respondents said parents are the most trusted, and one in five considered parents to be the most responsible for ensuring the safety of individuals and families online. Software companies scored 9 percent on trust and 7 percent on responsibility ahead of teachers (2 percent and 1 percent, respectively) and local government (3 percent on both categories), but lower than internet service providers, social media companies and national governments.

NCCE’s Just in Time with Jenn | Episode 2: Sending an Email to OneNote

In this episode Jenn shows you how to send an email to your Microsoft OneNote account

Evernote, OneNote, and Beyond: The 14 Best Note-Taking Apps

Ever feel like you’re struggling to remember everything?
You're not the only one—and that's why it's so important to take notes. As author Tim Ferriss says, “I trust the weakest pen more than the strongest memory.” Write something down, and you're certain to remember...

Digital Plan with Me ~Using OneNote~

Hey there sticker and planner lovers! I thought it would be fun for you guys to see a plan with me. I decided that I wanted to try digital planning and so wi...

Tips & Tricks: OneNote Class Notebook

Learn how to keep your Class Notebooks running smoothly with some of these tips.

Getting Started with the OneNote Web Clipper

Whenever you do online research with OneNote, you can use the OneNote Web Clipper to easily capture, edit, annotate, and share information. It’s free to use and it works with most modern Web browsers.