Microsoft Teams Education: How to manage video meetings like a pro

Ditch That Textbook

Microsoft Teams Education is your classroom management hub if your students use Microsoft tools. If your school is using Microsoft, then Microsoft Teams Education can be your go-to communication hub. Access it from […].

What is Microsoft Sway?

Ask a Tech Teacher

Lately, when I join technology education forums, one of the most talked-about webtools is Microsoft Sway. Sway requires a Microsoft account (but not Office 365). Publish snow day lesson plans that students can access and follow intuitively. Reviews Web Tools Microsoft website review

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A Beginners Guide to Microsoft Forms (Complete 2021 Tutorial)

TeacherCast

A Beginners Guide to Microsoft Forms (Complete 2021 Tutorial). In this video, you will learn how to create a Microsoft Form that is connected to an Excel Spreadsheet found inside of Microsoft 365 (Formerly Office 365). Microsoft Forms Video Quick Links. Microsoft Bookings.

Microsoft Education Resources

Educational Technology Guy

Microsoft Education Resources Microsoft for Education Site "Empower students today to be the creators of tomorrow and to achieve more" Microsoft Education Transformation Framework Flexible platform for education transformation Microsoft K-12 Education Transformation Framework: Modern teaching and learning Course Microsoft Education Resource Center implement the Education Transformation Framework in your school or district. Microsoft Microsoft Office

Use your school Google account to get 22 free Microsoft apps

Ditch That Textbook

Did you think Microsoft Office 365 was paid? Your school Google account can get you access to 22 Office 365 apps for free. The post Use your school Google account to get 22 free Microsoft apps appeared first on Ditch That Textbook. Ed Tech G Suite Microsoft EDU g suite office 365 microsoft edu Microsoft Office office 365Or your school Google account meant it was off limits? There's good news!

Tip: Talk to Type with Windows 10 Accessibility Feature

Teacher Tech

Educator and Blogger, Victoria Thompson, shares how utilizing talk to type with Windows 10 can help people with accessibility issues. The post Tip: Talk to Type with Windows 10 Accessibility Feature appeared first on Teacher Tech. Microsoft

Creating an Accessibility-Friendly Environment

Educational Technology Guy

Accessibility is an important topic in education and encompasses the classroom space, digital tools and resources and much more. Creating an Accessibility-Friendly Classroom Environment Is the classroom bursting with patterned borders on the bulletin boards and bright colorful posters/word walls/anchor charts? accessibility digital equity Google for Educators Microsoft

An Introduction To Microsoft Stream: Your School Districts Personalized and Private Video Sharing Platform

TeacherCast

What is Microsoft Stream? Microsoft Stream sits inside of your district's Microsoft 365 tenant and serves as an internal video creation and sharing service. Where Do You Find Microsoft Stream? Uploading Video to Microsoft Stream. Microsoft Stream Resources.

Free alternatives to Microsoft Access, including a web based one

Educational Technology Guy

Access is Microsoft''s well known data base tool. OpenOffice / LibreOffice Base - OpenOffice and LibreOffice are free alternatives to Microsoft Office and both have a database tool called Base. It also can work with SQL and Access files. Related: LibreOffice - free office suite software Free Alternatives to Microsoft Office Why do schools still pay so much for software? database libreoffice Microsoft Office Microsoft Office alternatives openoffice.org

LIVE: Access All Of Your Files On All Of Your Devices Using @Microsoft_EDU OneNote | @MSOneNote

TeacherCast

Thought the last 6 months, I have had the privilege of working closely with Microsoft Education to create some pretty awesome podcasts and promotional videos. One of my favorite moments at ISTE 2015 came while interviewing the OneNote team and I had the opportunity to meet the guys who actually CREATE Microsoft OneNote. They are awesome guys and if you ever have an opportunity to visit a Microsoft Education booth, they can be easily found by their trademark Purple Capes.

@VictoriaTheTech’s Favorite Microsoft Educator Center Courses – #3: Techquity- Creating Learning Environments for Sustainability, Equity, and Access

Teacher Tech

The post @VictoriaTheTech’s Favorite Microsoft Educator Center Courses – #3: Techquity- Creating Learning Environments for Sustainability, Equity, and Access appeared first on Teacher Tech. Microsoft

Microsoft extends access to Minecraft: Education Edition and resources to support remote learning

eSchool News

Please fill out this form to verify your account and request access to Minecraft. Ancillary Coronavirus Update classroom ConnectED Curriculum Education educators help learning Microsoft minecraft resources school STEM students support teachers

ISTE NEWS: Microsoft Announces New Accessibility Features

techlearning

Microsoft Education has announced new technology to support inclusive, student-centered learning in the classroom: 

The newest threat to health equity: digital access

The Christensen Institute

For instance, things like income, access to transportation, and childcare availability affect patients’ ability to receive care in-person. For example, telehealth reduces one of the biggest barriers to accessing healthcare: cost.

Face Off - Microsoft or Adobe for #Accessibility

techlearning

Creating accessible content is not only important because it is the right thing to do. It is also important because not doing so leaves institutions and businesses at risk for lawsuits and loss of funding

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CUE Announces Partnership with Microsoft for Global EdTech Academy

CUE

CUE and Microsoft have teamed up for a global collaboration – bringing the masses free, universal access to an entire suite of live and recorded EdTech resources, Master Class sessions, and personalized office educators with educators and authors in the field.

How to Add Google Drive to Microsoft Word

The CoolCatTeacher

You can use Google AND Microsoft Together You can add Google Drive to Microsoft Office now. How to Add Google Drive to Microsoft Word (and Microsoft Office). STEP 1: Close Microsoft Office. (It This plugin is only available for Microsoft Windows Computers. STEP 3: Open Microsoft Office. How to Open, Save, and Use Files Between Microsoft Word and Google Drive. So, Microsoft Word works with Google Docs.

Future of School Announces Microsoft as the Newest Resilient Schools Project Partner

eSchool News

Future of School (FoS) today announced that Microsoft has joined as a partner in the Resilient Schools Project (RSP) to provide access to valuable training sessions from Microsoft Store aimed to support educators with remote and hybrid learning. About Microsoft.

Microsoft Office: Customize Quick Access Toolbar

Teacher Tech

TweetIn Microsoft Office products, you can customize the Quick Access Toolbar. For example when using Microsoft PowerPoint I am frequently adding new slides. 365 Microsoft microsoft officeThis allows you to quickly choose the tasks you use most often. To add a new slide I go to the Home tab or the Insert tab on the Ribbon. Instead of […].

Microsoft Optimizes OneNote’s User Interface to Boost Classroom Accessibility

EdTech Magazine

By Meghan Bogardus Cortez Just in time for Global Accessibility Awareness Day, the tech giant announces inclusivity updates to a popular classroom product. Office Productivity Productivity Suites Software

Increasing Accessibility for Students on the Web

EdTechTeacher

Technology tools can make accessibility possible by creating embedded supports that differentiate and personalize instruction. Microsoft’s suite of programs has several learning tools that create an accessible reading experience as well.

Microsoft Education Resources, including Office 365

Educational Technology Guy

Microsoft has a lot of Education resources for IT, Educators and Students. Microsoft for Education Resources CDW-G Microsoft for Education Site: https://www.cdwg.com/content/brands/microsoft/microsoft-for-k12-education.aspx aspx Microsoft for Education Site: [link] Microsoft Partners in Learning: [link] resources to guide school leaders as they transform schools with a vision to empower students to achieve more. Microsoft Microsoft Office

How Microsoft Teams Supports Inclusive Remote Learning

EdTech Magazine

Meanwhile, special education teachers went over remote learning and access resources with parents on Microsoft Teams , a digital hub for collaboration and communication integrated with Office 365. When Illinois Gov.

How Microsoft Teams Supports Inclusive Remote Learning

EdTech Magazine

Meanwhile, special education teachers went over remote learning and access resources with parents on Microsoft Teams , a digital hub for collaboration and communication integrated with Office 365. When Illinois Gov.

Microsoft Releases Free, Early-Access Version of Minecraft: Education Edition

EdTech Magazine

By Meg Conlan Teachers get a chance to explore Minecraft’s digital worlds in advance of the game’s September release. Classroom Curriculum Game-based Learning

Microsoft Education Community - great, free resource for teachers

Educational Technology Guy

The Microsoft Education Community is a great, free resource for teachers. It has free web courses on using Microsoft tools and on best practices for using technology in education. It also includes 21st Century Learning, Accessibility and more. Related: Microsoft Education Resources, including Office 365. education free resources free technology Microsoft Microsoft Office

Transcription and Accessibility—New Partnerships from Microsoft and Amazon

Edsurge

On the heels of one another, two tech titans recently announced higher-education partnerships that leverage transcription technology to make educational materials more accessible to a broader swath of learners. On April 5, Microsoft announced a partnership with the Rochester Institute of Technology in New York. Via Microsoft Translator , a translation service, students in classes and lectures can get automated transcriptions on their mobile and desktop devices.

Face Off - Microsoft or Adobe for #Accessibility

The Innovative Educator

As accessibility consciousness increases, more and more people are wondering what provider to use to make accessible content? WebAIM (Web Accessibility In Mind)* surveyed preferences of screen reader users comparing Microsoft Word and Adobe PDF. Creating accessible content is not only important because it is the right thing to do. indicated that Word documents are very or somewhat likely to pose significant accessibility issues, compared to 75.1%

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6 Great Apps to try on the new Windows 10 | @Microsoft_EDU

TeacherCast

I have had the privilege over the last few months of getting to know the Microsoft Education team and I must tell you… this new operating system and it’s new components are going to transform your classroom this year! Microsoft Edge. Say goodbye to Internet Explorer and say hello to the new Microsoft Edge. Using your Surface tablet or other touch device, Microsoft Edge now lets you WRITE on the web. Microsoft OneNote.

Using Microsoft Word Online – from Jennifer Carey

EdTechTeacher

However, if you’re a powerhouse Microsoft Word user (or know someone who refuses to give it up), then know that you can easily create, edit, and collaborate on Word documents using the new Office Online or Office 365 , even on a Chromebook! However, Microsoft recently extended its educational Microsoft Office license to include its online 365 service in addition to desktop software and other robust tools to schools for free. This post first appeared on Daily Genius.

LIVE: Windows Surface Tablets Provide a Great Alternative to Desktop Computing | @Microsoft_EDU

TeacherCast

This year at ISTE I had the privilege of sitting down with members of the Microsoft Surface team to learn why the new Surface 3 is the best Laptop/Tablet solution on the market. This not only provides the best of both worlds, but allows you to create dynamic lessons for your students that can be accessed across multiple devices in multiple locations. ISTE iste Laptop microsoft Microsoft Education Tablet

5 Easy Ways To Make Your Digital Content Accessible To Everyone

The Web20Classroom

For others we need to differentiate and make the content more accessible to accommodate for a disability. As classrooms and digital spaces become more ubiquitous educators must understand how the content they create and put in these online spaces must be made accessible for all. is accessibility. Specifically website accessibility. Not everyone will access that content the same way or complete a task like a form fill the same way. accessibility

How Microsoft Teams Supports Inclusive Remote Learning

EdTech Magazine

Meanwhile, special education teachers went over remote learning and access resources with parents on Microsoft Teams , a digital hub for collaboration and communication integrated with Office 365. Lorena Mora, an education technical specialist for Microsoft , says Microsoft Teams is all about ensuring accessibility and inclusivity. “It’s When Illinois Gov.

How Microsoft Teams Supports Inclusive Remote Learning

EdTech Magazine

Meanwhile, special education teachers went over remote learning and access resources with parents on Microsoft Teams , a digital hub for collaboration and communication integrated with Office 365. Lorena Mora, an education technical specialist for Microsoft , says Microsoft Teams is all about ensuring accessibility and inclusivity. “It’s When Illinois Gov.

Review: Microsoft Surface Laptop Go Makes Remote Learning More Reasonable

EdTech Magazine

A good laptop not only provides traditional educational benefits, such as running core educational programs and providing a platform to access the internet, but also empowers meaningful distance learning by supporting powerful remote collaboration tools.