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The EdTech Team is excited to announce that registration is now open for the Fresno Educational Technology Conference taking place on June 8, 2024 at McLane High School! 🎉

Get ready for “a tropical cruise through educational technology tools” at the Fresno EdTech Conference! Registration opened on April 8th and spots are filling up fast. Don’t miss out on engaging breakout sessions, delicious meals, exciting raffles, and an inspiring keynote by Microsoft’s Mike Tholfsen. The breakout sessions will be focused on effective classroom technology integration practices. Teachers will be compensated at the supplementary rate.

Get ready to embark on a fantastical journey …

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new teams update

As you may know, the new Microsoft Teams desktop app has been available to upgrade on your devices in the recent weeks. We have some important new updates regarding the permanent switch to the New Microsoft Teams that you will want to know.

Opt-In Until March 19, 2024

The new Teams desktop app is currently available for you to switch on at your convenience. You will find the opt-in switch at the top left corner of the Teams app. All users, including students and staff will be switched to the New Teams app on March 19, 2024. This will give us the …

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Forms

Microsoft Forms is our go-to app in FUSD for creating online surveys, quizzes, and polls in minutes. Whether you want to collect feedback, measure satisfaction, test knowledge, or gather data, Microsoft Forms is “numero uno”.

I write this blog to share six new innovations that I’m sure you will appreciate. These new features include integration into Microsoft Stream, Practice Mode, Present Live, and more. Teachers will love the ability to insert a Form throughout a Stream video to check for understanding or collect feedback. They will also appreciate Practice Mode, where you can allow students to take a practice test that …

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whats new

Are you a fan of Reading Coach, the Reflect app, Loop tools, Forms, or generative AI? Well, you are going to want to watch the February edition of What’s New in Microsoft EDU. In this episode, Microsoft EDU experts share some exciting new features, some of which are available now, while others are to be released very soon.

We are very excited about the improvement to the stand-alone Reading Coach program, which now allows students to generate their own stories and track their reading progress over time. Additionally, we loved hearing about the Reflect app and how it now includes …

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stream

Microsoft Stream is a video-sharing platform that lets you create, watch, and share videos with your students and colleagues. In addition to housing your Teams Meeting recordings, Stream can be used to create presentations of digital content through screen recording. This is great for creating explainer videos for your audience to watch on-demand. Staff can also upload videos from your device or other sources for the purpose of housing them online and sharing with others.

We are excited to share some of the new, amazing features now available in Microsoft Stream. These include enhanced screen recording tools, improved camera recording …

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