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@VictoriaTheTech’s Favorite Microsoft Educator Center Courses

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

Editor in Microsoft Word by @VictoriaTheTech

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.

Forms in PowerPoint by @VictoriaTheTech

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!

Designer in PowerPoint: The Graphic Design Life Saver

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

Microsoft Teams: New Conversation

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

Default View Attachments

NEW in Teams – Attachments are View by Default

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

Get Started with Microsoft Teams

Get Started with Microsoft Teams

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