OneNote

Empowering students with Genius Hour—Part 2: Accelerating your genius

“Liberating Genius: The First 20 Days” is a series of lessons developed by Angela Maiers offered free to educators by Microsoft in OneNote. This eBook’s lesson plans involve self-reflection, character-building, collaboration and the inspiring motto, “You are a genius and the world needs your contribution.” —Read part two of this three-part series by Tammy Dunbar on implementing the lesson plans and how Sway and OneNote can be powerful learning tools.

Office 365

New to Office 365 in January—new inking tools, collaboration improvements, Office Insider builds now available for Mac and more

We’re improving the inking experience so writing and drawing with your finger, pen or stylus are more intuitive and powerful. We’re also bringing PowerPoint Designer and Morph to additional platforms. Also, Office 365 consumer subscribers with Macs can now get Office Insider builds for first access to new features.

Education

Lighten the mathematics load with OneNote Class Notebooks

OneNote provides a natural interface for mathematical language. Mathematics is a language. It has its own syntax, grammar and vocabulary. The language of mathematics is represented by a diverse array of symbols, diagrams and characters. Using OneNote with a stylus on a tablet computer helps the user deal with the intricacies of mathematical language by simply handwriting it rather than having to depress a complex sequence of keys. It also…