Differences In OneNote – Cross Platform Support

One of the coolest things about Microsoft OneNote is that it is on virtually any platform or Operating System you choose to use these days. That can, however, lead to some confusion as to whether key features you’ve come to know and love and rely on in your daily workflows is available or not. Thankfully,…

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Major OneNote Class NoteBook Announcement: Sharing With Parents

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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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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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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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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Tools To Support Deployment of Windows 10 and Secure Assessment

From my experience working in schools over the last decade, there are two common challenges faced by teachers and support staff: Quickly configuring and deploying school computers Securely managing online assessment with devices Schools are constantly looking for new ways to streamline the setup and deployment of computers in their environment and there is a…

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Updates for OneNote Class Notebook, Learning Tools and Office Lens—plus stickers!

Another major release from the Microsoft Education team this morning, focusing on more updates for OneNote Class Notebooks, the popular Learning Tools as well as adding some fun with stickers for teachers to motivate students with. Read the official announcement here. The summary updates include (my observations in italics): The availability of Class Notebook Tools…

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Teachers gain better visibility of student learning as Hapara launches on Microsoft Office 365

  Engaging students online and tailoring individual learning just got easier for educators worldwide with the launch of New Zealand-developed education software Hapara on the Microsoft Office 365 platform. Previously only available on Google Apps, Hapara now integrates with Office 365 and OneNote, providing students and educators on the Microsoft platform with a new tool…

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Auckland Teacher Ambassador Sessions

Already sick of your holidays and want to go back to school? Or you just like to further your knowledge of technology in the classroom? The Teacher Ambassadors are planning a catch up in Auckland during the school holidays! We will use this time to connect with other teachers using Office 365, share ideas and…

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Teacher Ambassadors in Dunedin April 20th

Listen up educators from around Dunedin! Microsoft is coming your way! Our Teacher Ambassadors will be in Dunedin on Wednesday 20th April 2016 at Taieri College. They will be doing a free all-day session there and all educators/teachers are welcome to come along! In case you haven't been to a Teacher Ambassador session before I'll give…

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