Guest Post by Victoria Thompson BONUS! Although I gave my favorite five Microsoft Educator Center courses previously, I couldn’t help myself and decided to add another. So, consider this a bonus! If you’re an education leader such as an administrator, a department head, or an instructional coach, I highly recommend that you check out this learning path on Getting started… Read More »@VictoriaTheTech’s Favorite Microsoft Educator Center Courses
Getting Started with Office 365 and Windows – Victoria’s (@VictoriaTheTech) Favorite Microsoft Educator Center Courses
Guest Post by Victoria Thompson @VictoriaTheTech Hello, everyone! In my last blog post I mentioned that I would be speaking about my favorite courses on the Microsoft Educator Center (or the MEC, for short). We’re going to kick it off with #5: Getting Started with Office 365 and Windows. In the Microsoft Educator Center there are courses, which are typically… Read More »Getting Started with Office 365 and Windows – Victoria’s (@VictoriaTheTech) Favorite Microsoft Educator Center Courses
As a school that is fully integrated with Office 365, this is where the Microsoft Educator Center (or MEC) comes to the rescue.
Editor is a free, embedded tool in Microsoft Word to enhance your writing, and I’d certainly like to think that it enhances mine—in fact, I used it while writing this guest blog! I am excited to see what else I can do with Editor, particularly with its extensions into Microsoft Outlook.
My mind was absolutely blown when I learned that PowerPoint has a feature to incorporate Microsoft Forms directly into the presentation, meaning that I can collect feedback directly in the PowerPoint!
Not a Graphic Designer? No Problem! I openly tell people that I work with that I am not a graphic designer. I am a techie person but graphic design and making things look pretty is not one of my strengths. This is an issue because I would still like to make beautiful slide decks for participants in professional developments that… Read More »Designer in PowerPoint: The Graphic Design Life Saver
One of my favorite things about Microsoft Teams is the Posts tab on the General channel (or in any channel!) Teams creates conversations that allow for Teams to be more than a place to dump assignments. Use the “New conversation” button to start a new conversation. Reply or New Conversation The “New conversation” button is cleverly added to the bottom… Read More »Microsoft Teams: New Conversation
When you create a CLASS Team you have the option to create assignments, give feedback and assign grades. Two Places You can find assignments in Microsoft Teams in 2 places. On the left hand side one of the icons is “Assignments.” If you can not find this it is because your Teams account is not an EDU account. The other… Read More »Microsoft Teams: Creating Assignments
What is an easy win? Simple things you can do tomorrow to help you feel like you’re a ninja at using Microsoft Teams. Check out my webinar with my guest Lisa Dabbs as we go over a few Easy Wins!! Channels are the best part of Microsoft Teams! Click on the 3 dots next to the Team name to create… Read More »Easy Wins with Microsoft Teams
Microsoft Teams is the perfect way for O365 users to interact with their students. In this webinar series with Adam Grocott we look at what you can do with Microsoft Teams and how to create assignments. Teams.office.com Go to teams.office.com or install the desktop app for teams. Your class is a team, I love this idea! We learn TOGETHER! Teams… Read More »Getting Started with Microsoft Teams
Digital is different, we don’t replace the copy machine with digital copies. In fact, I try to avoid like the plague assigning myself digital paperwork. Before today the default when you added documents to an assignment in Microsoft Teams was “Students edit their own copy.” I definitely use this sometimes. But not all the time and not even half the… Read More »NEW in Teams – Attachments are View by Default
Microsoft Teams is the perfect tool for learning be it in person or remote. If your school is using Office 365 get started with interacting with your students through Teams. Teams allows you to create assignments, give feedback, see student work BEFORE they submit and after, give a score, and most importantly to connect and interact with your students. In… Read More »Get Started with Microsoft Teams