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Microsoft Edge has recently obtained some really cool new features to help you better research and increase your productivity. This includes new Copilot AI features like summarizing online videos and PDFs. What a time saver! Additional new updates include translating PDFs, a Split Screen tool, a Screenshot tool, and a built in VPN for safe Edge browsing in public places.

Wondering how these new features can be used? I thought you might ask, so I found this fantastic tutorial created by Microsoft’s own Mike Tholfsen. Check it out below, and happy browsing. 🤓

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schoolai

Wouldn’t it be cool if you could setup an AI chat room on a specific topic or historical figure for your students to interact with? Well, guess what – You can do this easily with School AI!

School AI is a free, easy-to-use tool for teachers, and can be used to create custom AI chat bots, called spaces. Teachers can then share the space through a custom hyperlink and let students interact by asking questions through text or speech to text. The AI responses can also be listened to, and students can easily copy and paste the information to store in …

Read more AI Chat Bots for Learning | SchoolAI

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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 …

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