Back to Basics – OneNote

We’ve covered in depth some of the most powerful (and advanced) features of OneNote in the classroom here previously. This time round, we’re going to go right back to basics, in the first of a new series of posts designed to cover the fundamentals of popular classroom apps, so lets get started… The following OneNote video tutorial will guide you through… Adding Text Inserting Tables Adding Tags Adding File Attachments…

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OneNote in the Classroom? 8 Reasons Why…

Since that faithful afternoon when an inspiring Maths and Accounting teacher told me: “I have to show you this great app”, I have loved OneNote and use it every single day. Quickly I could see its potential for both teaching and learning, in particular, how It can adapt to your specific needs in a particular moment in time: Sometimes it is an infinite white canvas if you need to explain…

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E-book Management, Conversion and Creation with Calibre

As more and more of my own reading material moves from traditional hardback and paperback texts to electronic format, one application that I make increasing use of is that of Calibre. Calibre (http://calibre-ebook.com/) is a free, cross-platform (Windows, Mac, Linux) application that allows you to view, convert, create and manage e-books. The software supports e-book file formats for all of the major players in this area, including Amazon (Kindle), Android…

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