Calendly: How to automate the booking of school counseling appointments with your parents

In this step-by-step, learn how to set up a Calendly page to automate the booking of your Individual Graduation Plans (IGP) with parents.  Calendly helps the appointment-booking process by keeping track of your availability (as measured by your Google calendar or Office 365 calendar) and only booking appointments online that you have the time for.  Read More …

Office 365 Minimum Proficiency YouTube Playlist

This entry is part 4 of 7 in the series Office 365 for Educators

This entry is part 4 of 7 in the series Office 365 for EducatorsBelow is a playlist of YouTube videos assembled around the Office 365 Minimum Proficiencies that my district has identified.  These videos should help teachers setting up Office 365 with their Macs.  This list is not comprehensive, since other videos have been hosted Read More …

Sharing Excel Online spreadsheets

This entry is part 8 of 7 in the series Office 365 for Educators

This entry is part 8 of 7 in the series Office 365 for Educators 1. Sign in and select Excel 2. Select a theme 3. Rename the spreadsheet for your group 4. Share to your group and teacher 1. Sign in and select Excel Use portal.office.com to log into your Office 365 @spart7.onmicrosoft.com account.  From Read More …

Sharing PowerPoint Online presentations

This entry is part 6 of 7 in the series Office 365 for Educators

This entry is part 6 of 7 in the series Office 365 for Educators Each collaborative group should nominate a group leader to follow the four steps for setting up your online presentation.  Only the leader needs to create the presentation.  After it is created, other group members and the teacher should get an email Read More …

Sharing Word Online documents

This entry is part 5 of 7 in the series Office 365 for Educators

This entry is part 5 of 7 in the series Office 365 for Educators Each collaborative group should nominate a group leader to follow the four steps for setting up your online document.  Only the leader needs to create the document.  After it is created, other group members and the teacher should get an email Read More …

New Series: Office 365 for Educators

This entry is part 3 of 7 in the series Office 365 for Educators

This entry is part 3 of 7 in the series Office 365 for Educators This morning, I am launching a new series for my fellow educators specifically focusing on how to use Office 365 cloud tools in their classrooms.  I begin with a few how-to tutorials that guide students and teachers step-by-step on how to Read More …

Troubleshooting OneNote Class Notebooks

I’ve been working with teachers using OneNote Class Notebooks in our one-to-one MacBook environment.  They have been going very well, but as you integrate a new technology, there are always going to be hitches.  Below is a troubleshooting sheet that I’ve shared with teachers on how to do some in-class troubleshooting to three common frequently-asked-questions/issues.