New Onenote Addins (stickers, forms and immersive reader) are making me smile

I am already a big fan of Microsoft OneNote. My school uses OneNote with most of our classes, and our Science department in particular has shared Onenote resources stored on our share point site. We are using Microsoft Classroom, which makes the classnotebook really easy (as long as you go to the manage tab inContinue reading “New Onenote Addins (stickers, forms and immersive reader) are making me smile”

Saving time with collaborative planning on Sharepoint and Onenote

(I need to acknowledge the significant amounts of work done by the Science department of my school in getting this set up, especially Kevin for his work on Sharepoint and Ryan for his work with OneNote and the unit plans, and EVERYONE for being willing to go along with this and make it AWESOME) AtContinue reading “Saving time with collaborative planning on Sharepoint and Onenote”

Office 365 as a learning management system update

Late last year I wrote a blog about how we were planning to use SharePoint and the office 365 environment as an LMS and as a ‘T drive replacement’. After 2 terms, I have been thinking about what different teachers are doing with their classes or with their departments and how things are fitting together. ItContinue reading “Office 365 as a learning management system update”

Do students need to be TAUGHT?

My L1 Science class has just finished up their Mechanics Unit. To try and gently shift this class into being more independent, I used a OneNote I had prepared for my class for revision last year as the main source of information. There were lots of relevant notes, videos, office mix walk throughs of oldContinue reading “Do students need to be TAUGHT?”

OneNote has levelled up with Learning Tools

OneNote learning tools is AWESOME. It is an add on for Microsoft OneNote that contains an immersive reader and a dictation function. I didn’t think it was possible to love OneNote any more than I did, but I do now. When using OneNote learning tools, you can take ANY text and be able to change the font,Continue reading “OneNote has levelled up with Learning Tools”

Moving on up with OneNote

Last year I meet with some members of my department and the social sciences department about using OneNote for their classes. I had been playing around with Microsoft OneNote for my junior classes and had found it user friendly, versatile and really useful for getting different types of information across. You can easily embed wordContinue reading “Moving on up with OneNote”

A month with the surface pro 3

When I was selected into the Microsoft Innovative Educator program, I got a Microsoft Surface Pro 3 to use. I have now had it for 4 weeks and the surface Pro 3 has not disappointed. I have been pulled up a few times of late for trying to use a touch screen on the school pc’s, itContinue reading “A month with the surface pro 3”

Playing around with Microsoft OneNote

Microsoft Onenote has become my favourite tool in my digital teaching and learning tool box. I was a little slow on the uptake, but attending ulearn14 and MIEE really opened my eyes to the potential of Onenote. The biggest plus for me is Onenote is just so versatile, easy to add into and visually appealing. UsingContinue reading “Playing around with Microsoft OneNote”