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Observations

I had the opportunity to visit a school just outside of Edinburgh yesterday. While my overall intent was to look at the use of OneNote and Office365, what resonated with me so strongly was the fluidity with which both educators approached their classes.  I admit, I was taking notes furiously.  So much so that I […]

So you want to hack your OneNote Class Notebook

Taking a brief break from my “Getting Started with OneNote Class Notebook” series (you can start that one here)… This is a little advanced so if you’re not comfortable setting permissions inside of Office365 you may want to avoid this.  Or set up a Class Notebook to play with so that it doesn’t affect any […]

Distributing content in your Class Notebook (the video)

In the previous post Distributing content in your Class Notebook, I went through the steps of distributing a page to each of my students (effectively handing out what I wanted them to look at).  What’s nice is that it doesn’t involve any email – everything stays captured within OneNote.It’s sometimes easier to see that in […]

Defying gravity

Andrew Campbell always encourages me to think about things, no less this time an utterance I boldly share from his Facebook timeline. ————Prediction: Your TL will be full of reaction to the horror of the shooting in #Orlando insisting things must change. Nothing will change————Andrew, you’re wrong.  And you have to be wrong. No, we’re […]

Milestones (for a Mentor)

We received great news this week: we’ve been designated a Microsoft Mentor School for 2014; one of only three across Canada. From the website: schools must demonstrate a commitment to innovation and the ability to overcome obstacles in preparing students to be 21st century learners. In addition, they must have developed programs that can serve as […]