New Online Course: Keep It All Together with OneNote

Are you looking for an innovative way to enhance student note-taking capabilities? If you’re like many educators, remote and hybrid learning has revealed your classroom’s need to change up this important learning activity.

OneNote from Microsoft might be the versatile tool you’ve been searching for. This platform, which is already available to many educators, can create classroom notebooks and student-centered texts that help keep all learners on the right track.

Keep It All Together with OneNote (2.0 PD Credits)

OneNote has a lot to offer, which is why the LTC has created a brand new online course designed to help educators make the most of its potential. In this free, self-paced course, participants will learn how to get started with OneNote, as well as how to apply the program’s built-in tools to a variety of classroom environments.

You can register for “Keep It All Together with OneNote” over on the LTC’s Online Courses page. Participants who complete all of the coursework on time are eligible to receive 2 PD hours. Sign up today so that you’re ready to learn when this course opens on November 23, 2020.


Virtual Technology Open House with Microsoft, St. Francis HS, and the LTC

Interested in learning about going one-to-one with Microsoft? Join St. Francis High School, a Microsoft Showcase School, local Microsoft representatives, and Colleen Kaplan (MIE Expert and LTC Remote Learning Outreach Specialist) to see what a Microsoft-based one-to-one program looks like in action! This event will include brief training on OneNote and Teams, app demonstrations by teachers, virtual classroom tours (where you can see live classes in action!), and a student and teacher Q&A panel.

Using Microsoft Teams for Remote Learning

Event Description

Microsoft Teams is your new classroom hub! It integrates all of your favorite Microsoft Office 365 apps and features into one streamlined space, making collaboration with your coworkers and students simple, easy, and effective.

In this session, we will cover:
– How to navigate the Teams interface.
– Making a team.
– Adding channels and apps to your team.
– Adding members to your team and managing permissions.
– Navigating the calendar, adding meetings, and managing meeting permissions.
– Using the chat and call tabs.

**This webinar will be presented in a Microsoft Teams Meeting room to allow for demonstrations of the tools.

Tech Q&A: Onboarding of Students/Staff and Rostering

Event Description

Onboarding of student and staff accounts in Microsoft and Google as well as the rostering of education technology applications are on every technology staff’s task list at the beginning of the year and as the year goes on. The Learning Technology Center will visit with Curtis McKay, Director of Technology from Belleville Township High School District No. 201 about what he has learned from his experiences over the years.

Format of this event is 20 minutes of prepared questions and answers followed by opportunity for you to get your specific questions answered.