Category Archives: Office Lens

Creating inclusive classrooms with the help of OneNote

Originally posted on the Microsoft Education blog on 17th May by Jameson Lee, Assistive Technology Coordinator of Special Education.

At the start of the school year, our special education team established the goal to deepen the purposeful use of technology to support struggling students, especially for those with special education needs and disabilities. This goal was based on the belief that all students should have an opportunity to be a part of an inclusive learning environment, where diversity is embraced, celebrated and valued by all members of the school community.… Visit the author's original post

10 tips to make your classroom more accessible

Today, Microsoft joins in marking the sixth Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD), a day dedicated to raising awareness around accessibility in the digital world. In honor of this day and to help create more inclusive school and classroom environments, the Microsoft Education Team would like to encourage all educators to explore a new Microsoft Educator Community training course, brought to you by Microsoft Innovative Educators who work in Special Education.

There are lots of technologies and resources available to help you make learning environments more inclusive and accessible.… Visit the author's original post

Office Lens

På tide med en liten opprydding på loftet, i garasjen eller kontoret? Hvorfor ikke samle alle kvitteringer, garantier og visittkort på et sted? Og hva med alle de gamle papirbaserte undervisningsoppleggene som tar plass? Gjør plass uten å kaste! Office Lens lar deg samle alt du trenger av papirer på et sted. Office Lens er en mobil skanner som lett lar deg skanne notater fra tavler, bilder eller dokumenter med tekst. Ikke bruk tid på å vente på at kopimaskinen blir ledig for skanning, Office Lens lar deg skanne dokumenter når du vil, hvor du vil.Visit the author's original post

Quickly Share Student Work with OneNote

Most teachers understand the power in showcasing student work to the whole class. Showcasing student work provides learning opportunities that are meaningful to the students, and it can instill pride because it displays the students’ efforts. Many times students can produce better examples that just make sense to the whole class, rather than the teacher artificially creating examples and non-examples.

The challenge to leveraging student work for whole-class discussion has always been visibility.  How can the student work, which is usually done on a small dry-erase board or notebook paper, be shared in a way that is visible to the entire classroom?… Visit the author's original post

Quickly Share Student Work with OneNote

Most teachers understand the power in showcasing student work to the whole class. Showcasing student work provides learning opportunities that are meaningful to the students, and it can instill pride because it displays the students’ efforts. Many times students can produce better examples that just make sense to the whole class, rather than the teacher artificially creating examples and non-examples.

The challenge to leveraging student work for whole-class discussion has always been visibility.  How can the student work, which is usually done on a small dry-erase board or notebook paper, be shared in a way that is visible to the entire classroom?… Visit the author's original post

App of the Week: Office Lens for OneNote, Bridging the Physical and Digital

by Minnia Feng MSEN Community Manager

In today’s classroom, many things may be digitized and live on a screen, but there’s still an undeniable value in the power of exploring ideas through writing. With inking, this was made possible in the digital realm, but what about if you’re leading a brainstorm session with your kids in class and capture some amazing ideas on a whiteboard or chalkboard that you don’t want to lose?

Enter Office Lens for OneNote.

With this awesome mobile app, you pretty much have a scanner in your pocket that not only captures but cleans up images to save in your notes.… Visit the author's original post