Welcome to our first new Office update post in which we share the features we are delivering to our Office customers across Windows, Mac, iOS, Android and Office Online. This month we expanded Skype integration in Office Online, introduced an Office Online extension for Chrome and delivered improvements in Office on Android and Office 2016 for Mac.
In collaboration with Microsoft and HarperCollins, Roads & Kingdoms—an independent media company backed by Anthony Bourdain—has reimagined the travel guide by inviting you to go beyond the pages of their new book, “Rice, Noodle, Fish: Deep Travels through Japan’s Food Culture,” with an immersive web experience built with the Microsoft Office apps: Sway and OneNote.
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…
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.
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.
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…
To coincide with last week’s release of Office 2016, we put together a set of handy Quick Start Guides that introduce you to the newest versions of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and OneNote. Whether you’re coming from a previous version of your favorite apps or you’re entirely new to Office, each of our Quick Start Guides provides helpful information that you can read, print out and share.