The Many Shades of Office365: Outlook Email Tweaks and OneDrive Update

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Often when I speak to people from the western US or from the Deep South, they mention how beautiful it is to travel along Kentucky highways and to observe the bright foliage during the fall season. Most years, Kentucky has Continue reading The Many Shades of Office365: Outlook Email Tweaks and OneDrive Update

The SharePoint Migration: Progress Report and Notes

In case you hadn’t heard, our local SharePoint 2007 install is nearing the end of its life – we’ll be pulling the plug on that hardware July 1. It’s replaced by SharePoint Online, the “Sites” area of Office 365 (accessed Continue reading The SharePoint Migration: Progress Report and Notes

The New SharePoint Online Is Here!

It’s here! (Well, sorta!) What? SharePoint Online! What? Content management online, from anywhere, with anyone, with integrated software to support it. Where? You can access through Office 365 via Outlook Web Mail (see at right), or just click here. When? Continue reading The New SharePoint Online Is Here!

Free Online Storage for You and Students – Office 365

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You can purchase one terabyte of digital storage for $300+ OR – you and your students can have 1 TB of storage online for free with One Drive! And what if you don’t have Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, or OneNote) on Continue reading Free Online Storage for You and Students – Office 365

The Present and Future of District Online Learning Tools

Here are some things scheduled to happen in the next month: The Annual Spring Cleaning. Several of the district’s web platforms have great support for new content, and lousy “end of life” support for all those old Word docs, pictures Continue reading The Present and Future of District Online Learning Tools

Let’s Take a Spin: Google Drive vs. OneDrive

  Recently, I’ve had the opportunity to work back-to-back with both Microsoft’s OneDrive and Google Drive — taking each for a test drive, so to speak. By doing so, I’ve paid some attention to the similarities and differences of the two Continue reading Let’s Take a Spin: Google Drive vs. OneDrive

Quick-Start BYOD

If you’re reading our office’s TIPS blog, chances are thoughts of BYOD have drifted through your mind. The idea is intriguing and you can see the immense impact using personal devices can have on students’ learning. However, the day-to-day aspect of integrating Continue reading Quick-Start BYOD