Microsoft Updates OneNote, Tools for Education

Posted on June 26, 2017 by Paul Thurrott in Office, Office 365, Windows 10 with 10 Comments

Microsoft today announced a set of updates to Microsoft Updates OneNote, OneNote Class Notebook, and Learning Tools that are aimed at improving the user experience of each.

Here’s what’s new.

Class Notebook improvements. A copy of your OneNote Class Notebooks can now be saved to your personal or work OneDrive so you can access them from anywhere. And Edsby integration is now available.

Researcher for OneNote for Windows 10. Researcher is now available in OneNote for Windows 10, allowing you to find credible sources and content from within the app.

OneNote for Windows 10 redesign. The redesign of OneNote for Windows 10 is now fully deployed, Microsoft says. This is the new UI that is consistent across all of the platforms on which OneNote runs, like iOS.

New sticker packs. Teachers now have a wider variety of stickers to choose from when grading student assignments thanks to two new sticker packs called “Silly Supplies” and “Cacti Friends.”

Learning Tools. OneNote Desktop Learning Tools add-in has been updated with improved syllabification for English; new Syllables support for Spanish, French, German and Italian languages; and tokenization of Japanese, Chinese and Korean languages.

 

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