Major OneNote Class NoteBook Announcement: Sharing With Parents

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One of the things that has really impressed me over the last couple of years has been the responsiveness from the Microsoft Education team to the requests of teachers and how they want to use OneNote in their classes. Today, in a new blog post that you can read here, the OneNote team have announced…

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Windows 10 Creators Update Is Here

Many of you will have been waiting for the official release date of the Windows 10 Creators Update last week and now that it is launched the best place to get an overview of the new features is the official Windows Blog. You can read the post introducing Creators Update here. For a visual overview,…

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Guest Post: Cultivate Collaborative Learning With OneNote

This post originally appeared in the Interface Magazine, April 2017 edition and has been republished with permission. You can see the online edition by clicking here. Spade … check. Seeds … check. Compost … check. Watering can … check. OneNote … er … um … what? Three teachers and a group of Year 10 students at…

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Azure Media Analytics – Search EVERYTHING In Your Videos

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azure-media-analytics

Last week I was in Singapore at the Microsoft APAC Education Partner Summit where over 140 partners attended two days of sessions. One that really stood out for me was a session on Azure Media Analytics. The idea behind this service is to deliver deeper insights into the media content of an organisation, far beyond…

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Digital Inking – Get Graphing In OneNote

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It’s awesome to see the pace of new features coming out for Microsoft OneNote. It was only earlier this week that I was blogging about using Desmos for graphing and then with OneNote Clipping tool bringing the graph into OneNote. Well, now this functionality exists in the OneNote Universal app natively! Read the full blog…

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Supporting The Literacy of ALL Learners With Learning Tools

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One of the most popular features of OneNote Class Notebooks was the “Learning Tools” which have enabled students of all abilities to process content more easily: The Learning Tools for OneNote help everyone improve their reading and writing skills, including gifted learners, students with learning differences or a combination of any of the broad range…

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Great Example Of OneNote Class Notebooks In A School

I’m linking to a great success story from Klein Forest High School in Houston, Texas, which recently deployed OneNote Class Notebooks across subjects in the secondary school. You can read the full blog post here. It’s worth reading in detail for the approach and how they opted to roll it out: To prepare for our…

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Are You Migrating To OneDrive For Business Or Not?

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I read an interesting blog post this morning entitled “No You Should Not Be Migrating to OneDrive for Business” and I encourage you to check it out, including the excellent infographic at the bottom of the article that helps understand what a potential migration might look like. Whilst the title of the post is certainly…

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Digital Citizenship Toolkit For Educators

For schools and educators that are struggling to figure out where to start when it comes to teaching Digital Citizenship to students, this is a great place to look: Microsoft Digital Citizenship Toolkit For Educators This links to a free OneNote full of rich resources to get started covering important topics such as: How do…

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Guest Post: Surprises when using Office 365 in class

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ben-onenote

Today’s post comes from Mr Ben Hilliam, Head of Junior Maths at St Andrew’s College in Christchurch, New Zealand. In this post he outlines how he is teaching basic programming concepts using Microsoft Excel and also the increasing versatility of Microsoft OneNote through the use of embedded applets that can show and execute Python coding….

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