ms

If you follow this blog, you are probably aware of Microsoft Copilot, an AI tool available to all staff. In today’s post, I would like to share Magic School, a great tool specifically designed to help teachers get started with generative AI. What I like about Magic School is the variety of use cases it provides to support teacher planning and how it guides us through writing good prompts.

For example, you can find specific generators for creating comprehension questions based on a video or text. You can also generate rubrics, sentence starters, parent emails, group projects, ice-breakers, and more …

Read more AI for Teachers – Magic School!

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 …

Read more What’s New in Microsoft EDU Feb 2024

copilot

Microsoft Copilot is an AI powered tool that helps you with your everyday work. Copilot is integrated into Microsoft 365 and it works alongside you, embedded in the Microsoft 365 apps you use every day—Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Teams, and more—to unleash creativity, unlock productivity, and uplevel skills. 

You may have noticed that Copilot is now integrated into the Microsoft Edge browser. Formerly known as Bing Chat, Copilot can be accessed in the Microsoft Edge sidebar. You can ask complex questions, find comprehensive answers, get summarized information, and find inspiration—just like you can when using Copilot in Bing. When using Copilot in Edge, you can also …

Read more Copilot in Microsoft Edge

designer

If you love Canva, you will love this! Microsoft Designer is an application that enables you to generate a wide variety of graphics, ranging from logos and invitations to blog banners and social media posts. While you may have previously worked on similar projects in Word or Publisher, Designer is a distinct tool.

What distinguishes Designer from other design tools is its utilization of DALL-E 2, a type of artificial intelligence developed by OpenAI. This technology enables you to create images and artwork by simply entering a text description of your desired outcome. The feature can help you discover one-of-a-kind graphics …

Read more Design Like Pro with Microsoft Designer

Back to top