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Office 365: Getting Started with PowerPoint

As 21st Century teachers we need to ensure that our students learn the new literacies. Check out Kathy Shrocks guide to the new literacies. Having students create presentations is a great way to improve their visual literacy skills and also to address the Common Core.  These tips simply get students started with using PowerPoint in […]

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Office 365: OneNote on the Mac

  If you are a user of Office 365 and are a Mac user you may notice that when you download Office that OneNote is missing. Mac App Store Go to the App Store on your Mac. Click Here to link there from iTunes.   OneNote is available in the App Store for free. Search […]

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Office 365: Follow Documents

  Users of Office 365 will want to favorite or follow documents that are a top priority. This will allow teachers to better collaborate on documents. After logging into Office 365, choose OneDrive along the top. This will take you to your document list. Notice on the left hand side the option for “Followed Documents.” Followed […]

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Office 365: Edit View vs. Reading View

  When you open an Office document from OneDrive the document you may notice you are not able to edit the document. The document is in Reading View. Edit Notice the menu options along the top to switch from Reading View to being able to edit online. You can also choose to edit the file […]

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Office 365: Return to OneDrive

  If you are using Microsoft Office 365 you can enjoy the ability to access and edit your Office files in the cloud. After logging into OneDrive, choose the file you would like to view or edit. Return to OneDrive If you would like to return to OneDrive, look in the upper left hand corner […]

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Embed a PowerPoint on your Website

I am a big proponent of creating a “digital haversack” where your classroom website contains all of the resources both you as a teacher and your students would need. If I create a slideshow, I will embed it into the daily agenda for students to go through. Parents can also view this to help direct […]

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Logging Into Microsoft 365

  If you are not familiar with Microsoft 365, it is a version of Microsoft Office. The advantage to using this particular Office product is the cloud capabilities. You are able to edit your Word, PowerPoint, OneNote or Excel files on multiple devices. You are also able to collaborate in real time on the files. […]

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Creating and Deleting a Folder in Microsoft 365 SkyDrive

If your school is using Microsoft 365 I highly encourage you to start all of your documents in SkyDrive. One neat feature about 365 is the ability to work in the cloud or on the desktop version of Microsoft Office. Go to http://portal.microsoftonline.com to create or find your documents. Make sure you are in SkyDrive, this […]

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