Getting Started with Office 365

https://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 … Continue reading “Getting Started with Office 365”

Minecraft: Education Edition Boot Camp

I have been contracted with the West Virginia Department of Education to help assist in the usage of Minecraft: Education Edition (M:EE) with educators in West Virginia. On January 19, 2019 I will be holding the first schedule M:EE Boot Camp event at the Spring Valley High School Career Technology Center. The event is FREE … Continue reading “Minecraft: Education Edition Boot Camp”

Microsoft’s Immersive Reader on Flipgrid

https://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 … Continue reading “Microsoft’s Immersive Reader on Flipgrid”

Student Selector in Google Classroom (Android App)

https://pinecast.com/listen/92468d14-3088-45a6-845d-a03b72bb8956.mp3Google has made a new tool available in their Classroom Android App to make it easier for you to randomly select students from your roster and keep track of the students you have, or have not, called upon in class. It is really easy to use. To get started you open you class, tap on … Continue reading “Student Selector in Google Classroom (Android App)”

Automatic Captioning in Google Slides

https://pinecast.com/listen/6647d04a-f732-44fd-b227-0729b1bfa831.mp3On October 8, 2018 Google announced a new feature that a lot of educators are going to love. Automatic, real-time captioning is now available in Google Slides. If you are presenting in full-screen and have a microphone connected to your computer, you can enable the captioning feature and Slides will display captions of your speech … Continue reading “Automatic Captioning in Google Slides”

NEW Features in OneNote Online

https://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 … Continue reading “NEW Features in OneNote Online”