5 Quick Office 365 Tips for Educators

Educators are finding more uses for Office 365 both inside and outside of the classroom. The benefits are so far-reaching that sometimes it can be difficult to keep up. To help, we’ve compiled a short list of valuable tips.

Group work can’t get any easier. Remove the hassle with co-authoring tools that allow all members of the group to edit files from anywhere, at any time, as long as they have access to a web browser.

2-2016Drag, Drop, Move On
Uploading files can sometimes be a hassle when you have multiple files to save or when they aren’t as organized as you would like. With drag and drop, you can move a file from anywhere on your computer and place it right into SkyDrive Pro for simple, automatic uploads.

Office 365 follows the trend of using hashtags to help identify useful, popular or important topics. You can use all the familiar social media features such as @mentions, #hashtags and likes. You can also follow content, so it shows up in your newsfeed.

4-2016Simple Surveys
Excel survey capabilities allow you to create a sign-up sheet or questionnaire that others fill out by clicking a link. You’ll see everyone’s response populate in one spreadsheet where you can build charts and graphs of the results.

5-2016Lync Web Scheduler
In Office 365, your Lync meetings or conference calls can be synced with Outlook. Create new meetings, change your existing meetings and send invitations with your favorite email program. Configure your event in a web browser or directly from the Outlook app.


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