NB - Since writing this post the OneNote Setup Tool for teachers has been renamed to: OneNote Class Notebook Creator. All other features remain the same.
Using Office 365 and OneNote with your students? Need a way to bring all those OneNote’s into one place? Need a quick way to check up on student OneNote work? The OneNote Setup Tools for teachers is your simple and free answer.
With this tool, you can create a OneNote for each of your students. These OneNotes are contained in one OneNote file on your computer. Each student’s OneNote will appear as a section group in your OneNote.
Each OneNote will have the following sections:
So in short this tool sets up all your students with a space for getting content from you, a space for working with other students, and a space for their own work. All of this syncs back to you own OneNote so that you can easily keep in touch and give feedback.
The step by step process is easy. Here's a site to help you setup, and below is a quick guide.
Ask your Office 365 Admin to add the App from the Office Store to your tenant. Here is a handy guide for your Admin to get the setup tool working.
It really is simple. Here’s a great video walking you through the process.
So have a chat to your Admin, get the app added to your Office 365 installation, and enjoy this tool. We know it will make a difference to your OneNote workflow.