O365 Groups Update – Header menu, Planner-Notebook tip

A new and improved header menu is rolling out to Office 365 Groups. I say improvement because much as I like elipses menus (...), they can unintensionally hide good options and features. The new header follows the style of the header in Yammer groups, so when Yammer is integrated into the Office 365 Groups hub of services, navigation will feel mor…

Publish your OneNote notebooks via Docs.com

OneNote and Docs.com have delivered yet another valuable way to share notebooks in this announcement. If you've ever wanted an easy way to give a copy of a OneNote notebook to many people, now you can. Publish your notebook to your Docs.com profile and then your followers / audience can download their very own copy. This can be useful for sharing:…

Pair your Surface 3 pen after the Windows 10 upgrade

Here's a quick post before my tip gets lost in Twitterverse. After enjoying a good upgrade experience, I went to use my pen for my Surface Pro 3 and it wasn't responding. The first thing that occurred to me was the right thing - pair your pen again.   Hey @Surface 3 & Pro 3 owners upgrading to #Windows10, you may nd to pair ur pen af…

Can a student participate in a OneNote Class Notebook if he’s Scott Noemail?

Jeff Noss from Princess Anne Middle School in Virginia Beach wanted to know if a OneNote Class Notebook can be used by a student who doesn't have an Office 365 email account. @ktwar231 @DarrellCWebster @mrslyndsayhamby how exactly is it done if students have 365 but no email? Provide instructions please — Jeff Noss (@jffnss) July 22, 2015…

Where are your OneNote Class Notebooks?

The OneNote Class Notebook app used to create and manage class notebooks is being added to the Office 365 app launcher (blogs.office.com). This change is currently rolling out in the US. Some schools were not managing to deploy the Class Notebook app using the recommended method. So worldwide, Microsoft will be making the OneNote Class Notebook app…

Using Sway at Microsoft Ignite with David Alexander

I had the pleasure of meeting with David Alexander from the Sway team, to talk about how Microsoft came up with the wizardry and magic that Sway uses to make our presentations look so good. Sway is an online service that helps you to create, curate and express your ideas in exciting and interactive ways. Sways are easy to make, offering a range of…

O365 LightBulb: Office 365 Groups for class collaboration

I saw a school new to Office 365, begin to explore the features on their own. They were given access to their email via Outlook Web Access, before they received any training. Because Outlook was their first view of Office 365, a teacher started and Office 365 Group and began to explore using it for class collaboration. Watch this video to hear some…

My #MSIgnite 2015

Welcome to my Microsoft Ignite story. It will be told Live using some of my favourite Microsoft Office tools, embedded and linked to this page. This page will become very much like a dashboard of my MSIgnite experience, using: Sway OneNote with Office 365 OneDrive Yammer I will use multiple Sways, one for each day. There is so much h…

OneNote Notebooks: Creating private spaces

Shared OneNote notebooks are an excellent collaboration tool for your team and your classroom. You can keep all your meeting notes, lessons, ideas, research and processes together. Each person can connect and sync the notebook any device that runs OneNote. Sometimes there is a need to work privately within a team or class, then share your work l…

Running a OneNote Hackday – webcast with Ian Stuart, #GlowScot

Join us as we talk with Ian Stuart from Glow, Scotland’s National online learning environment about running OneNote Hackdays. Using the fun and focused Hackday event format, Scottish educators are creating OneNote-based multimedia textbooks that cover their national curriculum. Find out What is a OneNote Hackday? The benefits of using…