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OneNote—triangulation of evidence for learning and building 21st-century skills

By working with OneNote Class Notebooks, I am able to teach my students the 21st-century skills they will need beyond the classroom while ensuring they can be effective evaluators of their own work and that of others. Meanwhile, I am able to collect ongoing evidence of their learning and development, which enables me to triangulate evidence of their understanding in a variety of formats and allows every student to find…

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Bringing the teaching portfolio to the 21st century with OneNote

Last year I got tired of this constant battle of “updating” my teaching portfolio only to find it bulging at the seams. The legal sized documents and oversized student work needed to be folded, shrunk or even dismissed to allow me to carry the mammoth binder. This is when I decided to put my passion for technology and education to good use and created my digital portfolio using OneNote.

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OneNote—the Swiss Army Knife of education

OneNote is one tool with so many uses. A virtual notebook reminiscent of my old Trapper Keeper, it can organize by sections or group sections with unlimited pages packed with documents, photos, emails, spreadsheets, recordings, inking and so much more. It gives me the ability to collaborate with colleagues and students.

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Using open educational resources to make your own textbook? You need OneNote!

When I started reviewing and gathering open educational resources (OER), I quickly realized it seems endless. I needed some help, so I contacted a fellow math teacher in my district, and we decided to work on the project together. OneNote made it easy. I simply started a Notebook and shared it with my colleague by sending her an email. Right away we started dragging and dropping the lessons we had…

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OneNote—a platform for creativity, collaboration and communication

OneNote gives us the flexibility to build content in class from different perspectives. It gives us a place to communicate our ideas with others and to work collaboratively with fellow classmates. My parents wanted me to get the best education possible, which now translates into an education where I’m able to design how I learn and communicate from a global perspective—Africa, Japan, Latin America all represented within this blog post…

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Get the free eBook for teachers: “Liberating Genius: The First 20 Days” by Angela Maiers

Today, in an effort to help globally launch and inspire “Genius Hour” in classrooms all over the world, Angela Maiers and Choose2Matter, Inc. in collaboration with Microsoft are providing teachers with a free, customizable and interactive eBook: “Liberating Genius: The First 20 Days.” This free eBook, authored by Angela Maiers and Mark Moran, guides teachers through the introduction of Genius Hour.