Sharing Excel Online spreadsheets

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 the Portal, choose Excel Online. 2. Select a theme From the Excel Online window, Read More …

Sharing PowerPoint Online presentations

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 with a link to the shared presentation. 1. Sign in and select PowerPoint 2. Read More …

Sharing Word Online documents

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 with a link to the shared document. 1. Sign in and select Word 2. Read More …

New 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 set up shared online Word documents, PowerPoints or Excel worksheets for online groups.  I Read More …

Three ways to create narrated content, explanations or demonstrations on a MacBook for your snow days

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Letting Learning Snowball

Snow days can cause a lot of joy for your students, but a headache when it comes to instructional planning.  Just when you have student’s knowledge built to a point, Mother Nature buries your school and community in the powdery white stuff. Fortunately, there are some technological solutions that can help users of OSX devices Read More …

#NTAC12 Ingite talks hit YouTube this morning… which means my presentation is up, too!

This morning, New Tech Network published the final versions of the 2012 New Tech Annual Conference Ignite talks. Wow, what a roller-coaster of a summer it has been.  It’s hard to think this was just a couple weeks ago!  That whole experience brought back a lot of the feelings that I remember when I was Read More …

T-minus 3, 2, 1… We have NTAC Ignit-ion! @newtechnetwork #ntac12

So, this is what the big moment looks like. After weeks of writing and rewrites…Memorizing and practicing and rewriting… I am finally sitting in the front row of the ball room at the 2013 NewTech Annual Conference (#NTAC12), ready to take the stage with my heart pounding and my brain running at lightspeed. For this Read More …