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Cal Armstrong
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Nudging the OneNote Staff Notebook Permissions
So I'm already prepping for next year and putting together the Staff OneNote ... I managed to convince the three Academic Directors and the three School Directors (vice principals) to merge their separate OneNotes into one.  (Yay, small victories!)  If you ...

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Just as an addendum ... I had to cover another teacher's Grade 10 class and they asked me if I could put together a review Escape Room for the Quadratics Unit. I had enough time to pull together the questions and then had my own students do the answers and get the codes. You're welcome to the Quadratic OneNote as well: https://doc.co/bwD67u

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Escape Room / BreakOut in OneNote
So Anna in Edinburgh showed me how she used Password-Protected OneNote sections within the OneNote ClassNotebook to help students check their work -- she set the password to the correct answer, so they knew they had it right when the Section opened up. I fi...

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Reviewing Math in OneNote - 2 ideas make it easier
So we have a period of time in our course where we have two summative activities and then a final exam. Basically, a lot of time to review as we try to pull ideas together and strengthen skills & understanding.  And, as always, working on collaboration and ...

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When OneNote (& the Class Tools) makes your life easier...
So it happened that the day I was going to give a test, I couldn't, so I needed to quickly get together some review questions for the students to work on. (Sorry, I wasn't ready to start the next unit with them, and besides, it was the first class after the...

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Using Office Lens
A brief aside. I had dropped by a workshop first thing this morning and was sitting at the front and wanted to grab a shot of the screen; at first I used my camera -- I wasn't thinking.  As soon as I looked at the image, I realized I should be using Office ...

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Fife - The Grand Tour Day 1 Introduction
So my tour started in Edinburgh and the Hilton Grosvenor was kind enough to host me.  It was in a great old building with long narrow hallways with low ceilings -- the signs were helpful but I still managed to hit my head several times.  However, once you o...

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Observations
I had the opportunity to visit a school just outside of Edinburgh yesterday. While my overall intent was to look at the use of OneNote and Office365, what resonated with me so strongly was the fluidity with which both educators approached their classes.  I ...

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The #OneNote Grand Tour - Evolving Questions
So while my hometown undergoes a rare March Break blizzard, I'm enjoying 13C and sun in beautiful Edinburgh. It's quite enjoyable to be relaxing in a coffee shop watching the Scottish go about their daily tasks while I get caught up on emails, blogs, tweets...

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The #OneNote Grand Tour - Part 0
In the summer of 2012, I started a new position at Appleby College.  Moving from math teacher to "indeterminate job title" 1 meant that for the first time in 20 years, I would not be in the classroom.  The goal of the school was to make technology use meani...
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