As the modern education world slowly progresses towards being more automated and aided with amazing technological assistance, teachers can find more useful tools for their classroom activities. Giants like Google and Microsoft have stepped up their research and development departments to create applications or devices that can help both the teachers and students in making education, as well as learning much more interesting and interactive. The use of these tools and devices has seemingly increased and captured the attention span of both the teachers and students, which is why they have become a famous way of capturing student’s attention and focus in class.
Talking about Microsoft, it is important to notice that the technology giant has really transformed the way students work in their education and academia. By the assistance of software like Microsoft Word and PowerPoint, the whole concept of assignment has now changed. Students now use Microsoft Word to get their assignments and research papers written, as well as Microsoft PowerPoint for their presentations. This is what has made or changed the education world, today’s guest post blog is going to talk about top Microsoft tools in education and the modern day academic world.
Create and share ideas using Sway
If you guys are working on a group project and it is difficult to get to meet every day, then Sway is your best tool to use. Sway is an interactive platform which has a canvas-like interface, allowing students to float their ideas into this empty space and then interact with it accordingly. They can make a basic description or sketch of the entire idea on this platform and easily share with each other by the means of a video. The software is very easy to learn and use as there is no rocket science about it.
Infographics using PowerPoint
Besides the presentations, students can also work on multiple avenues aesthetically to improve their work or other aspects of presentation. One of those avenues is presenting numerical information in an interesting and fun to learn manner. This is called making infographics. Infographics are basically an aesthetic representation of number based information in such a way that not only it captures the attention of the reader easily as compared to pure numbers, but it also becomes easy to memorise those numbers and facts without any challenges.
Share Notebooks with OneNote
OneNote is your virtual notebook, whenever you wish to share your lecture notes with each other without giving them your physical notebook, then just jot your lecture points down on OneNote and send it across. It works in exactly the same manner as any other ordinary notebook of yours.
Connecting with parents and students through Yammer
Yammer is one of the most interesting tools to communicate with your long distance friends or parents. It helps you in not only sharing quick files and your projects with each other, but also is free to use over long hours. This can be of great assistance to students who need applications like these for both educational and personal use.
Ishan Mason is the author of this blog post. Ishan is a Teaching assistant and a Master’s student in Technology. He often likes to use his spare time to blog on different websites, including cartoons and animation and this trend has been famous for a long time and numerous companies provide video production services and it’s helpful for people and her blog is available on the famous website VidWonders.com. And you can clink her information on social media see it Lookuppage and Facebook.