OneNote

Microsoft OneNote certifications—a valuable credential for teachers, available at ISTE 2015

Certiport provides teachers an opportunity to prove mastery of OneNote by offering their Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) OneNote certification. According the blog by Certiport last week, “Microsoft certifications are valuable credentials to increase competence, productivity and credibility, while preparing teachers for success in the classroom.” The OneNote team is dedicated to furthering these goals by providing training and certification complimentary at the upcoming ISTE 2015 conference.

Outlook
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New access and security controls for Outlook for iOS and Android

With today’s update, Outlook now uses Active Directory Authentication Library (ADAL)-based authentication for Exchange Online mailboxes in Office 365, replacing the previously used basic authentication method. This new authentication method enables IT administrators to configure new access scenarios for sign in to Office 365 and to better control and manage Outlook on mobile devices in their organization.

Skype for Business
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Get ready for Surface Hub to transform your meetings

Earlier this year, Microsoft unveiled Surface Hub, a new large-screen collaboration device that harnesses the power of Windows 10, Skype for Business, Office, OneNote and Windows universal apps to deliver a new kind of productivity experience for groups. Today, the Surface Hub team announced more details on how Surface Hub will come to market, including pricing and market availability.

Education
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How a Macedonian teacher incorporates mobile technologies and OneNote in her classroom

The one thing my students carry with them at all times is their phones, so I often think of ways they can be used in the service of education. My students use a lot of apps they aren’t aware that can be used for learning—like Instagram for sharing photos and videos, Tumblr for digital vocabulary walls, SoundCloud for building an audio library and finally Office Lens for streamlining class work.