Category: Office 365

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Office 365, Making Collaboration a Reality

Despite the fact that student emails are not available for communication, students can still collaborate and share documents with just a few work-around steps.  Sharing a collaborative document is as easy as grabbing the Share link for the document, posting it on your website or in a Class Notebook and allowing students to work together on ...

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Sway it!

Sway is a digital presentation and storytelling tool that can be used as an alternative to PowerPoint. Since it is an app, it is available across platforms and we have free access to it with our Office 365 accounts! Sway is meant to make it easier and quicker to communicate information. Unlike PowerPoint, Sway is designed to be interactive and ...

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Advantages of creating and using Office 365, OneDrive & Desktop Shortcuts

It is Sunday night and I just realize that I need to edit my slides for my presentation Monday morning. I already have a hectic morning schedule, dogs, kids; I am a general slowpoke, etc. I left my laptop at school so now I need to leave earlier so I can get to school and ...

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ABC’s of Microsoft Forms

  Are you ready to try Forms? It is a great way to digitize and grade a quiz, survey or poll students, or even create a submission for gathering digital projects or work. Here are some of the ABC’s of Microsoft Forms: A: Add a picture or logo to format your header and theme. B: Branching options ...

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Office 365 Immersive Reader Dyslexia Awareness Month

Immersive Reader is a part of the Office Learning Tools meant to support students with dyslexia and dysgraphia. Word (online) and One Note allow students to read in the Immersive Reader view, which offers a full-screen reading experience with additional visual options. In the online version of both Word and One Note select the “View” ...

Outlook Calendar: An Introduction

Outlook Calendar offers a variety of ways to support organization and planning. It can be used for your personal (school) use, or you could use it as a communication tool with your colleagues. The Calendar can be accessed directly from your Outlook whether using the desktop version or online version. Some of the features that ...

Office 365

What Is Office 365? Office 365 is Microsoft’s subscription based service that gives users access to the familiar, desktop office applications through the web browser, and access to it’s cloud storage solution: OneDrive for Business. Issaquah staff and 6-12 students all have Office 365 accounts through Issaquah School District. This means that staff and students ...