Microsoft maps have some fantastic features. You can draw with touch (on a touch PC) and you can automatically measure distances. We show you how you can use these two Microsoft map features with your students.Read More
A wrap up of the year with a list of things that have surprised and delighted us. In this post we share our favourite updates from Google, Microsoft & Apple, our most popular blog posts, and our favourite Christmas video.Read More
All Office 365 Education users now have access to Microsoft Forms – a great new feature for creating surveys and quizzes. Anyone with an Office 365 Education account can create a Microsoft Form. Creators can choose to limit respondents to their school or make the form available to anyone. Forms can be viewed and completed on any computer, tablet or phone. This makes Microsoft Forms suitable to use with students, colleagues, parents and the wider community.Read More
Hi Mike Reading here from Using Technology Better. I’ve got a real short tip for you today. For those of you that are using OneNote or for those of you that are thinking about using it one of the greatest features, I believe, that we have inside One Note is the ability to print pages straight inside our OneNote page.Read More
The Office Lens App, available on all mobile platforms is an amazing tool.
At a basic level, you can capture notes, whiteboard notes and so on, but it’s integration with both Microsoft and Google allow you to take this tool to another level.
In this office lens example you will see how you can take a printed worksheet and turn it into an editable worksheet in under a minute.Read More
It used to be that parents could look at their child’s school book and feel like they had a sense of how their child was progressing. Now with work being completed on a computer, often that work is hidden behind a username and password.
In this post we show you how schools can easily empower parents to be involved in the learning process as well as improve communication between school and home by simply teaching the parents how to log into their students Google Drive or OneDrive account.
Plus you can download our step by step guides for parentsRead More
In windows 10 you can easily manage all your open apps, browsers and programs with just one flick of your fingers. This short video will show you how.Read More
Microsoft is making some great progress in the cloud collaboration space with their Office 365 product. In this short video, and video transcript we show you how you can increase collaboration and access to your documents with the O365 suite of tools.Read More
Microsoft’s Edge Browser has some fantastic features that will really help teachers and students communicate better. See how you can remove ads and distraction, annotate right inside the website and easily share to other apps and programs.Read More
In 2015 we held our BYOD symposium in Melbourne Australia. You can watch the recording of our expert presenters from Google, Microsoft and local schools as well as two prominent edtech researchers who discuss how to interpret educational research.Read More