Getting Started with One Note

October 10, 2017

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Organize and share your files digitally using Office 365 OneNote. Learn how you can create OneNote notebooks for cloud based organization and file sharing. In this session, participants will create and open OneNote notebooks, work with OneNote sections and pages, and find out how to add content to a new OneNote Page. Educators get quick tips and tricks to stay organized with OneNote to enhance their professional productivity.

Learning Intentions

  • Review examples of OneNote Notebooks
  • Create a notebook for personal, PLC, or student use
  • Explore options in OneNote: Home Ribbon, Insert options, etc.
  • Work with sections and pages and add content to a page
  • Review sharing options and share the notebook
  • Review locating and finding the notebook
  • Overview of Class and Staff Notebooks

Success Criteria

  • The participant can create a new OneNote in One Drive and add two sections and two pages in each section.
  • The participant can successfully insert a file attachment in OneNote.
  • The participant can point out the differences in OneNote Online and OneNote Installed.
  • The participant can find their OneNote notebook in multiple ways


  • Always begin in OneNote Online
  • Must have Office 2013 or 2016 to Sync

Take it to the next level with students...

Guiding PLC Questions

1. What is it we want our students to learn?
2. How will we know if each student has learned it?
3. How will we respond to the students who do not learn it?
4. How will we extend and enrich our students learning if they have demonstrated proficiency?

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