Teaching in the 21st century can be challenging. Here are 3 technologies to help make student-centered learning more innovative and easy.
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Following collaboration with teachers, Microsoft announced a series of new features coming soon to OneNote- Class Notebook for Windows desktop app and OneNote- Class Notebook online. The new add-ins give teachers the ability to distribute pages and sections to all their students with just the click of a button. Teachers are now able to sequentially […]
It’s really important to correctly designate how you want a mailbox migrated when moving to Office 365. We frequently have clients that are confused on the differences between shared mailboxes and distribution groups. What is a shared mailbox? A shared mailbox in Office 365 allows a group of people to monitor and send mail from […]
Effective after February 28, 2017 all support and installation for the 2013 version of Office 365 will no longer be available. Microsoft will no longer provide support for the following products through Customer Service and Support or Microsoft Premier Support: Office 365 ProPlus (2013) Office 365 Small Business Premium (2013) Office 365 Business (2013) Project […]
Thank you to all who helped us solve several murders last night with Barracuda Networks and Nimble Storage at our Star Wars themed murder mystery dinner! It was a fun evening using clues to figure out who was capable of murder and who had stolen several thousands of dollars worth of Star Wars memorabilia. Thanks […]
Office 365 Education has changed the learning landscape for schools, teachers, students, and faculty all over the world. It provides new ways for students and teachers to collaborate in ways that feel like an extension of their normal everyday behavior. The purpose of technology in an educational environment is to help increase student achievement. Below […]
Last April, Microsoft rolled out a new Office 365 home page that allows users to access their applications from one source. Continuing with the updates, Microsoft will roll out new changes in early 2017 that will increase the ease of navigating applications and improve access to frequent documents. Frequent Documents Users will have additional controls […]
Don’t worry- we won’t spoil the movie for you if you haven’t seen it yet. Although we will say that it was awesome! Thank you to all who came out last night to watch Star Wars Rogue One with us! We had a great night enjoying presentations from Xirrus and Nutanix and watching the new […]
Microsoft has provided educators the opportunity to work and learn together so that they can improve their teaching experiences. Office 365 Education includes a framework for Professional Learning Communities (PLCs) that enables groups of educators to communicate and collaborate to improve quality learning for their students. Upon creating a PLC in Outlook, Office 365 provides […]