profile picture.jpgJoanne Borges @technologyLDSB

Technology Consultant, Fair Chance Learning

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Teaching & Learning Survival Guide with Microsoft in the Classroom

With over 20 years of teaching in Ontario, how do I use technology to elevate learning? Check out some, or all, of these Microsoft tools for learning! Stay and play, ask questions, discover the answers, empower your learning.
  • OneNote Notebook and **OneNote Class Creator** - digital organizational notebook for making access, collaboration and sharing so easy!
  • Office Mix - Power Point 2013 free add-on for creating screen casting videos, with analytics, perfect for flipped learning!
  • Sway - make a webpage in 5 minutes! Great for presentations, newsletters, reports, PL sessions or consolidating learning!

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  • Using O365 with iOS devices has been made easy thanks to OneDrive cloud storage space. See how easy it is to share and save files from favourite apps making it all about the learning rather than the workflow! See a sample of uploading Explain Everything and iMovie files to OneDrive below!

Explain Everything now Saves
from iOS to OneDrive!
iMovie now Saves from iOS
devices to OneDrive!


Go to SWAY online and start playing! I'll be available for assistance and conversation on using Sway in the Classroom!

Your Turn:

1. You Need Power Point 2013 or O365 and let's CREATE!!!
2. Download here:
3. Choose a deck or create a new one- Record, write and draw on your slides
4. Add quizzes, labs, and interactive content

CSI - Mystery Skype

Wanna set up a Mystery Skype session? Look at the great resources you can use to participate in a live mystery Skype call and put your detective skills to good use. Take this amazing resource back to your classroom to encourage critical thinking and collaboration.

Resources to get you started

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Clink on the dude to get you started

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Click on the picture to be taken to Pernille Ripp's blog