Teachers: You may already have these tech tools at hand

When teachers gather in Atlanta from June 28-July 1 for the International Society for Technology in Education conference, they’ll want to know what’s new, of course. But there are some existing tech tools that teachers may already have, but perhaps need some time to get up to speed in order to use them, writes Microsoft Fellow David Lopez in a guest post on the Microsoft in Education blog.

“The great thing about the Microsoft Innovative Educator Teacher Series at ISTE is that they introduce to you how to use the tools that you probably already have,” he writes. Teachers can hear about OneNote (now free on all platforms) “as the ultimate collaboration tool. Office 365 in the Classroom will discuss the benefits that you get from your districts implementation of a cloud-powered Office.”

Lopez says one of his favorite session at the conference will be “Are you in the Mix?” which showcases a free plug-in for PowerPoint called Office Mix. “If you are looking for a free, easy e-learning content development tool that provides you with analytics, Office Mix is for you. See a complete list of offerings created for teachers by teachers.”

To read Lopez’ entire post, head over to the Microsoft in Education blog.

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Suzanne Choney
Microsoft News Center Staff