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Going Paperless With Microsoft 365 OneNote

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Location: La Nouvelle Ballroom, Table 3
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Jenny Bruno  
Katie May  

Ditch the messy binder! This session will focus on using Microsoft OneNote to go paperless by replacing traditional notes and handouts with this digital tool. Attendees will be guided as they set up their own OneNote notebook, learning how OneNote’s Class Notebook can easily be integrated into their own classroom.

Audience: Principals/head teachers, Teachers, Technology coordinators/facilitators
Skill level: Beginner
Attendee devices: Devices useful
Attendee device specification: Laptop: PC
Participant accounts, software and other materials: We will be using Microsoft OneNote. Attendees will need to download Microsoft OneNote prior to the session if possible. OneNote can be downloaded free at
Topic: Online tools, apps & resources
Grade level: 6-12
ISTE Standards: For Educators:
  • Stay current with research that supports improved student learning outcomes, including findings from the learning sciences.
  • Use technology to create, adapt and personalize learning experiences that foster independent learning and accommodate learner differences and needs.
For Students:
Knowledge Constructor
  • Students curate information from digital resources using a variety of tools and methods to create collections of artifacts that demonstrate meaningful connections or conclusions.

Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

Participants will learn the basics of Microsoft OneNote and the Classroom Notebook and create their own notebook throughout the session.


1. Presenters will introduce themselves (5 min)
2. Participants will complete Microsoft Form (3 min)
3. Introduce OneNote vs. OneNote Class notebook (5 min)
4. Participants will download the app if they do not have it already (5 min)
5. Participants will create an ISTE 2022 OneNote Notebook, learning the basics such as the ribbon, sections, and pages) (10 min)
6. From the Eyes of a Teacher- Katie May will walk the participants through the OneNote Class notebook, showing how to set up the class notebook, highlighting the best of the best features. (15 min)
7. Q & A (remaining time)

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Jenny Bruno, Verapro

Jenny Bruno is a 23-year educator, a mother of five, and is always looking out for the best for students and teachers. She loves teaching digital literacy, math, robotics, Stem education, and anything that has to do with technology. Jenny currently serves as Director of Technology at Catholic High School in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and is also beginning a new career as Director of Educational Product and Training for Verapro, a local managed service provider with IT support.

Katie May, Catholic High School

Katie May has been in education for the last 11 years, teaching high school math and science. She currently teaches physics at Catholic High School in Baton Rouge, LA. Katie holds a degree in biological sciences from Louisiana State University and recently finished her Master of Education in Educational Technology Leadership at the University of Louisiana at Monroe.

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