When we were tasked with developing a replacement for all textbooks in our school (a significantly radical move in Ireland) we had no idea the world of opportunities it would open up. —Read more about how the Coláiste Bhaile Chláir school replaced traditional textbooks using Microsoft OneNote and Office 365.
ClassPolicy is a classroom management solution that empowers teachers to facilitate learning in the classroom. With ClassPolicy leveraging the OneNote Class Notebook APIs, teachers now have a new and innovative way to facilitate project-based learning in their classrooms that we believe is best in class.
The new updates to the OneNote Class Notebook API allow for top requested scenarios such as Teacher Only section groups, Collaboration Space lockdown, permissioned groups within the Collaboration Space and Content distribution APIs. We’ve also added a web tool to allow for easy testing. —Read on for details.
One of the most valuable aspects of OneNote for students with disabilities is the increased ease with which teachers can differentiate in both general and special education classroom settings. With add-on tools such as the new OneNote Class Notebook add-in, teachers are able to distribute pages to students’ OneNote Notebooks. This includes the ability to provide specially designed assignments based on particular students’ needs.
OneNote transforms the way we work as a staff even before our school has opened. OneNote made it possible for us to collaborate, create Scheme of Work documents and collect resources. More importantly, it allowed for a change in mindset, a change in approach, with greater collaboration and communication at the center, which we believe will improve the quality of teaching and learning in the future.