Fix OneNote Class Notebook Permissions

https://media.blubrry.com/edtech_shorts/p/pinecast.com/listen/d32213f3-e339-4b26-990f-5876b35e0bc6.mp3If you use Microsoft’s OneNote Class Notebook with your students and have encountered issues with the section permissions there is a simple fix for that. Mike Tholfsen (@mtholfsen) recently shared a link (see his Tweet here) that will allow you to quickly, and easily fix those permissions with the click of a button. Simply head …

Auto-Save with OneDrive

https://media.blubrry.com/edtech_shorts/p/pinecast.com/listen/f1cd8bce-e5f4-476c-87b0-1dc617d1b6ae.mp3Microsoft has created a new feature in OneDrive as a part of Windows 10. Auto-Save allows you to automatically redirect your documents, pictures, and desktop folders of your user profile to the cloud in OneDrive. It is easy to setup. Simply right-click on your OneDrive sync icon in the taskbar and choose settings. You’re looking …

Minecraft: Education Edition 1.7 Update w/Code Builder Included

https://media.blubrry.com/edtech_shorts/p/pinecast.com/listen/5886d145-9d61-4e18-b2e7-e5fa6602cdb0.mp3Microsoft’s recent update to version 1.7 of the Minecraft: Education Edition (M:EE) software has made it even easier for educators to incorporate the coding aspects into their Minecraft curriculum. Now that Code Builder is built-in to the M:EE software, students no longer need to run a separate program to learn and use Code Builder. They …

Getting Started with Office 365

https://media.blubrry.com/randallblackshow/p/pinecast.com/listen/a9f75c48-ade6-4484-bc35-9391f5972ea6.mp3Microsoft’s Office 365 Education is an amazing platform that provides a lot of useful features and tools to educators and students. Great tools like Teams, OneNote, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Learning Tools, Forms, Skype for Business, Sway, Outlook, and OneDrive provide a robust suite that can have an immediate impact in the classroom for both educators …

Microsoft’s Immersive Reader on Flipgrid

https://media.blubrry.com/edtech_shorts/p/pinecast.com/listen/38540812-e074-4084-a373-5785dbc3f866.mp3Microsoft has now integrated their Immersive Reader into Flipgrid. The Immersive Reader is a part of Microsoft’s Learning Tools accessibility tools for the classroom. It allows you to break down a text for students with learning difficulties. Students can begin using the Immersive Reader immediately on any topics. They simply click on the Immersive Reader …

NEW Features in OneNote Online

https://media.blubrry.com/edtech_shorts/p/pinecast.com/listen/c89a779d-ed84-4b33-ba89-f2db8b2a61cc.mp3In starting off the new school year, Microsoft has announced some new features for OneNote Online to enhance creativity, productivity, and collaboration. Insert from Camera – This feature is extremely popular in the Windows 10 OneNote App and has now been imported into OneNote Online. To use it, simply choose Insert -> Camera and the …

Create a Grading Rubric in Microsoft Teams

https://media.blubrry.com/edtech_shorts/p/pinecast.com/listen/8c2e5a3c-f64a-4a4f-8381-916d156e1be8.mp3Are you an educator using Microsoft’s Teams to manage your course content and assignments? Did you know that you can now build grading rubrics directly in the Teams interface? To build a rubric, simply create a new assignment. Click the + Add Rubric button. Fill-in all the criteria and point values for your rubric. Then …

Create a Math Quiz in Microsoft Forms

https://media.blubrry.com/edtech_shorts/p/pinecast.com/listen/20b3e937-a19f-4fae-a065-1012e23d8033.mp3Are you a math teacher looking for a way to create online assessments with the tools provided to you by Microsoft as a part of Office 365? You can now build a math assessment in Microsoft Forms. It is really easy to build your quiz. First navigate to https://forms.office.com and login using your Office 365 …

Minecraft: Education Edition

https://media.blubrry.com/edtech_shorts/p/pinecast.com/listen/41a5d9db-2bab-4bb7-a4aa-7f2dde385b8c.mp3 How do we get Minecraft: Education Edition? West Virginia If you’re an educator in West Virginia then you may be aware that in June of 2018, the West Virginia Department of Education was able to license Minecraft: Education Edition (M:EE) for ALL (approximately) 300,000 users in our Office 365 tenant. All users have successfully …