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Kerning in Microsoft Word by @VictoriaTheTech

Kerning is a simple way to add some design and flair to your documents in Microsoft Word. Beyond simple aesthetics, it’s a neat way to keep accessibility and legibility in check while you write, annotate, and create.

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

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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

Pivot Tables to Summarize Data

Pump It Up with Pivot Tables

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A pivot table is an essential tool for teachers. Pivot tables SUMMARIZE. Given that we have 30-150 students each doing multiple things we have lots of need for pivot tables. Join cue.org/microsoft May 27th at 7pm PST for my webinar on Pivot Tables in Excel Online Questions You Can Answer with a Pivot Table How many students went to the… Read More »Pump It Up with Pivot Tables

Easy Wins with Microsoft Teams

Easy Wins with Microsoft Teams

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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

OneNote Best Practices

OneNote Best Practices for Educators and Students with @mtholfsen

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“OneNote best practices for educators and students”  Guest blog post by Mike Tholfsen Last week I did a webinar with Troy Waller from Australia all about OneNote EDU best practices and “good hygiene” for educators and students.  In addition to the best practices, there are lots of other useful nuggets about current updates, and what is coming in the near future for OneNote in… Read More »OneNote Best Practices for Educators and Students with @mtholfsen

Getting started with microsoft teams webinar

Getting Started with Microsoft Teams

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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

Embed Video into Microsoft Forms

Embed Video in Microsoft Forms

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When using a Microsoft Form you can add a YouTube video or Microsoft Stream video to a question. This allows you to ask the responder to view the video and answer a question about the video. Microsoft Stream is a secure place to upload your school district videos. You can upload videos to Microsoft Stream just like you would to… Read More »Embed Video in Microsoft Forms

Microsoft Webinars with Alice Keeler

MicrosoftEDU Webinars with Alice Keeler

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If your school is using Microsoft O365 and Microsoft Teams join me for some webinars on using these tools. These webinars are sponsored by Microsoft. Registration is not required. The link to join the webinars are on the alicekeeler.com/microsoft page for you to click on for the webinars. The webinars are done in Microsoft Teams Live Events. You do not… Read More »MicrosoftEDU Webinars with Alice Keeler

Sharing Rubrics in Teams and Classroom

Sharing Rubrics in Google Classroom or Microsoft Teams

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Google Classroom and Microsoft Teams allows you to add a rubric to an assignment. You can also share your rubrics with other teachers. Google Classroom Create an assignment in Google Classroom with a rubric. Locate the assignment on the Stream. Click on the stripe to expand the preview of the assignment. FROM THE PREVIEW find the rubric indicator and click… Read More »Sharing Rubrics in Google Classroom or Microsoft Teams