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Useful Microsoft posts #18

The Internet is currently full of posts about using Microsoft products effectively in the classroom. Here are a number of them from this past week:

Microsoft wants you to scan in 3D using only your phone

Forget using dedicated scanners to capture objects in 3D -- Microsoft's MobileFusion would let you use only your phone.

My World My Math!

GeoGebra and Microsoft Office 365 make a great team! When you throw a Microsoft Innovative Educator (MIE) into the mix, you get absolutely fantastic, excitin...

An Interview featuring Microsoft SWAY from ISTE 2015

Sway is an app for expressing your ideas in an entirely new way, across your devices. Are you looking for a great way for your students to share their thoughts and ideas with the world? I’d like to introduce you to the brand new Microsoft SWAY. Students can take their photos, videos, PDFs and create dynamic presentations that be seen on any device.

In todays video from ISTE 2015, Tammy shows me just how quick and easy it is to create a SWAY and share it with your classroom.

Microsoft Snip brings Windows screenshots to life with voice and ink

Microsoft has a new Office tool that's really useful if you regularly take screenshots. Microsoft Snip, available in beta now, allows Windows users to capture screenshots and then annotate on them...

Roadmap of what's coming next in Office - with Julia White

On this week's show, Jeremy Chapman is joined by Julia White to give a sneak peak of what's in store with Office 365. We cover themes from machine learning a...

daily edventures | “Demand is higher for professional development than it has ever been…” – Heidi Rogers, NCCE, USA

“Demand is higher for professional development than it has ever been…” – Heidi Rogers, NCCE, USA

8 Excel Tips and Tricks for Teachers and Students

Students and teachers might not need to know how to create extremely complex formulas using Excel, but here are some little-known tricks that could prove quite helpful.

Don’t save any documents to My Documents

Yes. You read it correctly. If you have OneDrive for Business, there is no logical reason why you would want to store files in My Documents. Here is why.

From classroom to school–introducing OneNote Staff Notebook for education - Office Blogs

Today we are excited to announce the release of OneNote Staff Notebook for Education to cultivate and manage educator collaboration at the district and school level. Now, an entire school or district can enjoy the benefits of OneNote’s organizational efficiency.

Making School Life Easier with Skype

Skype in the Classroom enables you to bring the entire world into your lessons through calls to experts, classes in other countries and more. But even when you’re not in the classroom, Skype has a lot of features to make school life easier. So, with a new school year coming up fast, let’s look at…

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