To help with the transition to hybrid and distance learning, Microsoft has put together a variety of training videos and virtual events aimed at getting the most out of your M365 deployments.

Live workshops for OETC members:
Introduction to Microsoft Teams for Education

Gain firsthand experience using Microsoft Teams to schedule, join, and participate in digital classroom sessions. Create activities and assignments for students with integrated Microsoft Office applications. Set up digital binders for note-taking using OneNote, and explore the accessibility tools built into Windows and Office.

Who should attend:

Educators and administrators who are new to using Microsoft Teams or would like a refresher on getting the most out of Microsoft Office.

OneNote Class Notebook
September 3, 3 p.m. PT
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Microsoft Accessibility Tools in the Classroom
September 10, 3 p.m. PT
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Microsoft Teams for Education
September 15, 3 p.m. PT
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Microsoft Office in the Classroom
September 17, 3 p.m. PT
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OneNote Class Notebook
September 22, 3 p.m. PT
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Microsoft Accessibility Tools in the Classroom
September 24, 3 p.m. PT
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Microsoft Teams for Education
September 29, 3 p.m. PT
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Live virtual events:
Cybersecurity for remote and hybrid learning

In this series of virtual events, learn how threat protection from Microsoft can help quickly secure your remote learning and workforce environments using cloud-powered intelligence and the highest standards of security, privacy, and compliance.

Who should attend:

IT staff and security professionals

Implement zero trust security in education
August 27, 11 a.m. PT
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Enable Microsoft Threat Protection in education
September 24, 11 a.m. PT
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Empower your institution’s security operations with Azure Sentinel
October 22, 11 a.m. PT
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On-demand virtual events:
Microsoft Teams for Education

This nationally-attended virtual event covers best practices using Microsoft Teams as the digital hub that brings conversations, content, assignments, and apps together in one place. The event offers two separate tracks for educators and IT Professionals, hosted directly by the Microsoft Teams Product Group.

Who should attend:

Educators, learning technologists and IT staff who support the integration, automation and administration of Teams.

Teaching & Learning Event – Day 1
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IT Pro Event – Day 1
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Teams Introduction for educators and Staff
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Teaching & Learning Event – Day 2
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IT Pro Event – Day 2
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Teams Edu Introduction for IT Pros
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Remote Learning Month at Minecraft EDU

Remote Learning Month at Minecraft EDU

As you gear up to head back to school, Minecraft is here for you. Microsoft has a month full of virtual hands-on instruction and inspiration designed to help you quickly and easily start infusing your remote lessons with all of the joy and learning Minecraft is known for.

Remote Learning Roundtable – Wed. Sep 9th
Join parents, educators, and leaders to discuss the realities of remote and hybrid learning this year during the pandemic. We’ll take your questions and have an interactive discussion in the chat around what the best strategies are to engage your students using Minecraft as you return to school.

Remote learning workshop: Build and pass assignments – Wed. Sep 23rd
Explore how to introduce collaborative elements to asynchronous assignments to your students while teaching remotely. We will walkthrough assigning a Minecraft lesson to students, adding in the magic of adding elements and teamwork to it, and how to receive and assess it back all while teaching remotely.

Remote learning workshop: Solo assignements – Wed. Sep 16th
Explore how you can get started *today* assigning an engaging, asynchronous lesson to your students while teaching remotely. We will walkthrough choosing a lesson to assign to your students, practice assigning it, and practice different ways for turning in and assessing their work.

Remote learning workshop: Multiplayer week – Sep 28th-Oct 2nd
A week of daily inspiration and demos of exactly how to host multiplayer magic with your class. Join Senior Program Manager Stephen Reid for daily events all week long.

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Be eligible to receive a special Remote Learning Badge and Certificate at the end of the month! See you there!