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  • Blog Post: MIE Minute - EduCast Series, Skype in the Classroom and more

    Ahead of the new academic year starting in September, we're pleased to be back with more news and resources from the MIE Minute Newsletter. As always, we have the three shareable items that our MIE Experts will be circulating throughout their networks, and in addition to this we are excited to share...
  • Blog Post: OneNote for Students - Collaborating in the classroom with a OneNote Class Notebook [Interactive Tutorial]

    The need for collaboration and communication between and among students and teachers is a high priority within education, and having the appropriate technology to seamlessly blend this in to day-to-day teaching and learning is key. In recent weeks we’ve been exploring some of the interactive...
  • Blog Post: MIE Minute – Tweetmeet with the man behind OneNote, plus three

    For this week’s MIEE TV blog post we’re going to take a look at some of content from the latest edition of the MIE Minute newsletter, sent out to members of the Microsoft Innovative Educator community earlier this week. As well as the three shareable items from the newsletter that we normally...
  • Blog Post: Northampton Primary Schools Collaborating on BBC Earth Enchanted Kingdom Project Based Learning

    Many of you will be familiar with the ' Enchanted Kingdom ' from our blog series earlier this year that looked at the various chapters of the educational eBook based upon the BBC Earth film of the same name. BBC Earth Enchanted Kingdom: Trailer from Microsoft Education UK Recently, schools within...
  • Blog Post: MIE Minute - Posting to Wordpress from OneNote, Manteca School District and more…

    The latest edition of the MIEE Minute Newsletter has gone out to our Expert Educators all over the world, and we are once again very pleased to be able to share this some of this content with out wider education audience. Those of you who read this blog regularly may well be familiar with the MIE...
  • Blog Post: OneNote for Students – Getting the most out of OneNote [Interactive Tutorial]

    Creating notes during classes, or researching a topic for a project or assignment will often involve having to gather information from a variety of sources and in a number of different formats. Thanks to OneNote, students are able to easily collate, organise, annotate, link, share and protect their work...
  • Blog Post: Bringing the world into your classroom, updates to Sway and OneNote – all in the MIE Minute

    The MIE Minute newsletter was sent out to our Expert Educators all over the world last week, and we’re pleased to be able to share some of the items included within it to our wider education audience. For those of you unfamiliar with the MIE Minute, it is an email publication sent out to our...
  • Blog Post: OneNote for Students – Working faster with OneNote [Interactive Tutorial]

    It may sound cliché, but all students are individuals. No matter what age they are, whether they are at primary schools, sixth form college or university, they will each have their own ways of note taking and studying that work for them. Being able to enjoy the flexibility of creating and organising...
  • Blog Post: GUEST POST: Surface 3 in education – a student’s view

    Contained within last week’s blog post announcing the 10% educational discount on the Surface 3 , was a case-study video shot at Wymondham High Academy , all about the effects of such a device on the day to day endeavours of a student. Harry Traynor, a Microsoft Global Ambassador and student at...
  • Blog Post: Tweetmeet with Anthony Salcito this Thursday – MIE Minute newsletter

    It’s been a couple of weeks since we last shared content from the MIE Minute newsletter with you, but fear not, a new edition is hot off the press and we’re here to bring you the latest from the world of our Expert Educators. The big news this week is that Anthony Salcito, VP of Worldwide...
  • Blog Post: Civica Conference March 2015 – a review by Gerald Haigh

    The following is a guest post by Gerald Haigh . Microsoft partner Civica work extensively with schools, developing tailored ICT solutions making full use of Microsoft technologies including Office 365, and so I always look forward to their annual conference. This year they met in Sheffield,...
  • Blog Post: The Power of OneNote in the Classroom

    The following is a repost from the main Microsoft in Education blog. --- The Power of OneNote in the Classroom by Microsoft in Education Team , 9th March 2015 "The OneNote Class Notebook Creator can literally 'blow your mind' as an educator with its potential in schools." - Kevin Sait , Head...
  • Blog Post: What hidden gems are already lurking in your Office 365 Suite?

    The following is a guest post from Gerald Haigh . Say ‘hidden gem’, and I think of a lonely beach in Scotland where I flew kites with my daughters many years ago, or that amazing Yorkshire pub where my late mother loved to go for lunch. So when my Microsoft Education friends talk of their...
  • Blog Post: OneNote for Mac update: Print, capture content and more

    Originally posted on the OneNote Blog on 1st May 2014 Today we are thrilled to announce a set of exciting OneNote updates: OneNote for iPhone , OneNote for iPad and OneNote for Mac. We launched OneNote for Mac last month , and today we’re delivering the first major update that includes some...
  • Blog Post: Getting Started: OneNote Web App

    Originally posted on the Office Blogs 28th January The OneNote Web App lets you capture and access notes and ideas from any web browser. With no download required, you can use it anywhere: at your friend’s house, at the airport, or even on a device that doesn’t have OneNote already installed. If you...
  • Blog Post: Back to School with OneNote

    Originally posted on the OneNote Blog . As a college student, Liz Scoble loved using OneNote to keep all of her class notes organized and stay on top of her daily to-do's. She recently joined the OneNote team after graduating from Washington University in St. Louis. Here, Liz shares her favourite OneNote...
  • Blog Post: Bett 2013: Using devices to empower students session

    At Bett 2013, our Microsoft Learn Live Theatre will be host for sessions delivered by teachers, network managers and Microsoft staff to reveal how technology can make a real difference within your institution. David Rogers from the Priory School will be delivering one of the sessions at Bett 2013 at...
  • Blog Post: Using Samsung Series 7 slates in the classroom in Australia

    St Catherine's School is a girls school in Sydney with nearly 1,000 students and a 1:1 programme for their students. They are using Samsung Series 7 slates , running Windows and Microsoft OneNote to support learning right across the curriculum. What that means is that they can run all of their existing...
  • Blog Post: Get started using OneNote

    Some of you might want to know what OneNote is. It's the ultimate digital notebook. Think of it as a giant container where you can collect and organise all sorts of information. You can use it as a scrapbook, photo album, research notebook, and more. A OneNote notebook is organised like a traditional...
  • Blog Post: Office Casual: OneNote for School

    Class assignments, schedules, homework, projects, and research can all be kept and searched in OneNote. In this short video, Doug Thomas shows students a few tricks about using images and how to share OneNote between multiple PCs, slates, Macs, and phones. View the full video below.
  • Blog Post: Customisation of OneNote

    Part 3 of a series of blog posts on OneNote in the classroom from Adrian Edgar , Independent Education Consultant. Adrian was Director of ICT and SMT at Culford School for 7 Years. In this final part of this post, I’ll demonstrate some of the useful settings we’ve changed in OneNote to aid assessment...
  • Blog Post: OneNote in the Classroom: Practical Guide to Task Management & Creating Shared Resources

    Second in a series of guest posts from Adrian Edgar , Independent Education Consultant. Director of ICT and SMT at Culford School for 7 Years. In the first part of this blog post series, I went through the process pupils should use to set up the Homework Library and how they assigned the necessary permissions...
  • Blog Post: OneNote and SharePoint 2010: Online Collaboration and Social Independent Learning (part 1)

    First in a series of guest posts from Adrian Edgar , Independent Education Consultant. Director of ICT and SMT at Culford School for 7 Years. Last week I was lucky enough to be part of the Microsoft Education team at BETT 2012 . I spoke on the subject of using OneNote 2010 and SharePoint 2010 MySites...
  • Blog Post: Some major historical events reimaged with Office 2010 – some Friday fun

    Here’s some Friday fun for you. My colleague Rich Lane, Account Technology Strategist, came across these short films  (whilst actually searching for something else and shared it with the team.) I loved them so much, I wanted to share them with you.   The Wright Brothers   Houston and Apollo...
  • Blog Post: Teaching with OneNote: How students benefit

    Originally posted by Michael C. Oldenburg on the OneNote Blog : For Kelvin Dueck, a Math and Science teacher from the town of Pitt Meadows in Canada, using OneNote 2010 on his Windows Tablet PC has turned out to be one of the best-ever teaching solutions he could have hoped for — both inside...
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