Millions of people take handwritten notes in OneNote thanks to digital inking capabilities across popular devices including the iPad, Windows tablets and Android tablets. In fact, OneNote for Windows has supported handwriting recognition since 2006. Starting today, you can now search your handwritten notes that are in OneNote notebooks saved to OneDrive–just like you can search through typed text and text within images.
Each year, around this time, I play a game of AP Calculus Jeopardy with my class. Using OneNote to take the game beyond simply an in-class experience certainly enhanced this activity. And I love the fact that students have created an organized, searchable resource (ePortfolio) to study from! —Read more on how Stacey Roshan uses OneNote in Education.
I’ve seen “Send to OneNote” as a print option for over a decade. But until just over a year ago, it meant nothing to me. That is when the school board approved funding for the Going Digital initiative. OneNote has been a major player in our plan—from the first planning stages of Going Digital to teacher collaboration before the 1-to-1 rollout, to teacher and student communication in class.
Living in the 21st century, the use of technology plays an important role in education. And I can understand why school leaders, educators, students and parents feel overwhelmed when they are introduced to new tools, programs, apps and so forth if the main focus is on the shifting to the new technology, rather than implementing the right technology. However, at Skjetten Primary School we all have one secret weapon: OneNote!
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OneNote has revolutionized the way schools use technology to enhance and transform their processes. I have written before on how we are using the OneNote Class Notebook to create digital exercise books, but there is another member of the OneNote stable that is revolutionizing the admin of schools—the OneNote Staff Notebook. —Read more about the OneNote Staff Notebook from Andrew Howard, principal of the Sandymoor School in the UK.
We on the OneNote team are always working to improve our experiences and provide more to our customers. From big release to small updates and enhancements we are always listening to your feedback. In today’s post we wanted to introduce you to a couple recent updates: Click to OneNote in Bing Image Search and an update to the OneNote Online Spell Check.