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

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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?

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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.

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Microsoft Education Resources

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Microsoft 365 - A complete, intelligent solution; including Office 365, Windows 10, and Enterprise Mobility + Security, that empowers everyone to be creative and work together, securely. Microsoft Microsoft Office

Use your school Google account to get 22 free Microsoft apps

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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!

CUE Announces Partnership with Microsoft for Global EdTech Academy


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.

Creating an Accessibility-Friendly Environment

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Accessibility is an important topic in education and encompasses the classroom space, digital tools and resources and much more. accessibility digital equity Google for Educators Microsoft

ISTE NEWS: Microsoft Announces New Accessibility Features


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

Free alternatives to Microsoft Access, including a web based one

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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.

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


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. Microsoft Education. Its flagship hardware products are the Xbox game consoles and the Microsoft Surface tablet lineup.

How to Add Google Drive to Microsoft Word

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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.

Microsoft Office: Customize Quick Access Toolbar

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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.

How Colleges Can Improve Accessibility In Remote Courses


Colleges have long had offices designed to support students who have learning disabilities and to encourage broader accessibility in the classroom and beyond. They also addressed audience questions about how to get faculty motivated to adjust their courses to improve accessibility.

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

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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

Microsoft Optimizes OneNote’s User Interface to Boost Classroom Accessibility

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

Microsoft Education Resources, including Office 365

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Microsoft has a lot of Education resources for IT, Educators and Students. Microsoft for Education Resources CDW-G Microsoft for Education Site: Microsoft Microsoft Office

Transcription and Accessibility—New Partnerships from Microsoft and Amazon


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.

Microsoft Education Community - great, free resource for teachers

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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.

Increasing Accessibility for Students on the Web


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.

5 Easy Ways To Make Your Digital Content Accessible To Everyone

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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.

Don’t Miss Your Chance To Become a Microsoft Innovative Educator This Summer!


Look no further than the Microsoft Innovative Educator Program! For the last 6 years, I have been a proud member of the Microsoft Innovative Educator family. Attach your Training Transcript PDF (courses you have completed) from the Microsoft Educator Community.

Creative Ideas are Best Shared in Microsoft Teams!


Our friends at Microsoft also share our dedication to support educators, which is why we’ve Teamed up once again! With our latest integration, you can now launch Microsoft Teams right from your Buncee accounts. The post Creative Ideas are Best Shared in Microsoft Teams!

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


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. Microsoft OneNote.

Face Off - Microsoft or Adobe for #Accessibility

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


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. ISTE iste Laptop microsoft Microsoft Education Tablet

Free Tools for Accessibility and Inclusive Classrooms

Accessible technologies help students with disabilities unlock their full potential by addressing a diversity of needs that include learning, visual, hearing, mobility, neurodiversity, and mental health. Dudycha articulated that “inclusion has a new definition along with accessibility.

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

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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

Five Great Apps You Should Try in Microsoft Teams


For schools using Office 365, Microsoft Teams brings together lesson content, collaboration and apps in one easy place for students to access. Here are five great apps you can use with your class inside Microsoft Teams. Empowered Teacher Acer Apps Microsoft Teams

Using Microsoft Word Online – from Jennifer Carey


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! This post first appeared on Daily Genius.

What’s New This Summer for Office365, Flipgrid, Microsoft Teams, and PowerPoint?


This week at the ISTE Conference in Philadelphia, I had the opportunity to meet Mike Tholfsen from the Microsoft Education team who gave me the inside scoop on all of the new features that are launching this summer for Office365. Microsoft Teams. ISTE 2019 Microsoft Eduation

Nearpod Integrates with Microsoft’s Immersive Reader


Nearpod Student Engagement Platform has integrated with Microsoft’s Immersive Reader. These tools make learning more accessible, particularly for students who have reading disabilities and English language learners (ELL

#AccessibilityFirst Call to Action: @Google @Microsoft @Apple

The Innovative Educator

Accessibility options exist with each of the big three tech companies, Google , Microsoft , Apple. Currently, creating accessible content requires content creators, rather than platform providers, to do the heavy lifting. Integrate accessibility rather than making it an add on.

3 Ways Microsoft Edge Makes the Internet More Secure

EdTech Magazine

3 Ways Microsoft Edge Makes the Internet More Secure. Microsoft Edge for Windows 10 brings numerous improvements over Internet Explorer. Microsoft maintains a list of trusted Flash-based websites that work without users needing to give permission.

EdTech that transforms access for physically disabled students


Undoubtedly eye-gaze technology has created the greatest advance in access for people with serious immobility such as those suffering paralysis or ALS. EdTech that transforms access for physically disabled students. Accessible gaming.

Keep Accessibility in Mind for Modern Learning Environments

EdTech Magazine

Keep Accessibility in Mind for Modern Learning Environments. One way to increase the accessibility of classrooms is to remove any unnecessary distractions. MORE FROM EDTECH: See how blended learning programs like Microsoft Teams and Google Classroom can benefit K–12 education.

Free Teaching Resources From Microsoft Education

The Web20Classroom

Back in 2010 I wrote a post highlighting some of the great (and free) resources from Microsoft Education. There are a bunch of others as well: Movie Maker Microsoft Office Using OneNote Windows 7 In The Classsroom Microsoft And The Math Classroom Accessibility The TeachTech Twitter feed is another place to pick up some good ideas and content as well. So head over to Microsoft in Education site and check out the guides and the other content they have to offer as well.