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…

Create a OneNote Class Resource Catalogue

What is a OneNote Class Resource Catalogue? In a previous blog post, I discussed the value of worksheets and hand outs as teaching tools. In a virtual learning environment, we can create engaging worksheets with content from multiple sources. We stepped through how to reuse existing worksheets and learning resources, turning them into OneNote page…

My first Sway presentation – Intro to the OneNote Class Notebook Creator

I am lucky enough to be one of the few with early access to the Sway preview. "What is Sway" you say? Sway is a new way to express and present your ideas online. In Microsoft's recent announcement of Sway describe it as "a new way for you to create a beautiful, interactive, web-based expression of your ideas, from your phone or browser". That's ri…

Creating worksheets and handouts for your OneNote Class Notebook

Worksheets and handouts resources are still a valuable teaching tool in classes. They support the concepts and activities for a lesson. They give students an opportunity to reflect and apply what they have learned, reflecting on the concepts and applying them in activities, experiences and problems. These resources were traditionally written on…

Feedback, Suggestions and Feature Requests for OneNote Class Notebook Creator

As you use the OneNote Class Notebook Creator in your schools and colleges, you might have some feedback for the OneNote team at Microsoft. This tip is for schools and teachers using the OneNote Class Notebook Creator. Learn more about it and find other tips by reading my blog post – OneNote Class Notebook Creator – Officially Launched  …

Check for completed homework in your Class Notebook

This tip is for schools and teachers using the OneNote Class Notebook Creator. Learn more about it and find other tips by reading my blog post – OneNote Class Notebook Creator – Officially Launched  If a teacher has set homework for their students to complete in the Class Notebook, they need to be able to quickly check if it has been compl…

Make your Class Notebook easy to find

  This tip is for schools and teachers using the OneNote Class Notebook Creator. Learn more about it and find other tips by reading my blog post - OneNote Class Notebook Creator – Officially Launched  You want your students to get connected and get working quickly. The link provided at the end of running the OneNote Class Notebook Cr…

OneNote Class Notebook Creator and OneDrive For Business – Finding the notebook

This tip is for schools and teachers using the OneNote Class Notebook Creator. Learn more about it and find other tips by reading my blog post - OneNote Class Notebook Creator – Officially Launched  When you create your notebook in OneDrive for Business (ODFB), using the OneNote Class Notebook Creator, it isn't easily found from the landing …

Rename your Class Notebook document library

This tip is for schools and teachers using the OneNote Class Notebook Creator. Learn more about it and find other tips by reading my blog post - OneNote Class Notebook Creator – Officially Launched  All notebooks are created in a new document library "EDUOneNoteAppDocuments". It's not the friendliest name. To find the new library, students a…

OneNote Class Notebook Creator – Officially Launched

Microsoft have officially launched the OneNote Class Notebook Creator, after months of a successful preview and feedback from schools. "Built on Office 365 and SharePoint Online, the OneNote Class Notebook Creator saves teachers time and boosts classroom efficiency by: Making it easier to collect homework, quizzes, exams and handouts. Enab…