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A Class Notebook is a blend between a digital file cabinet and a binder. It organizes course materials such as assignments, templates, samples, and quizzes into a OneNote publication. A Class Notebook is an ideal way to distribute TechnoKids project assignments and resource files. Follow the instructions to create a TechnoKids Notebook for the entire class. You will learn how to produce unique personal notebooks that each student can use to complete worksheets, follow assignment instructions, and submit work.

TechnoKids Class Notebook

Download the TechnoKids Class Notebook Handbook

The TechnoKids Notebook you make using OneNote Class Notebook will have several parts:

Parts of a TechnoKids Notebook

PARTS OF A TECHNOKIDS NOTEBOOK

  1. Welcome: A section that everyone in the class can view. It is best suited to posting an overview of the TechnoKids project. It can also be used for general information such as due dates or announcements. Although assignments can be added to this space, it is not ideal because they are always in view. To direct the pacing of instruction, teachers should use the Teacher Only section instead.

  2. Collaboration Space: A public section where everyone in your class can share and collaborate. The information in this space can be edited by any student. When working on a TechnoKids project you might want to use this section to brainstorm topic ideas or create a community forum for questions and answers. It is important for educators to moderate student contributions to this space. To restrict access sections can be locked or moved. Refer to Lock the Collaboration Space.

  3. Content Library: A section where teachers share TechnoKids resources such as templates and samples. The files are read-only. Students can view the content but cannot make any changes. To work with a file, they must make their own copy.

  4. Teacher Only: A private section the teacher uses to direct the flow of instruction. It is not available by default and must be enabled. Use this section to add TechnoKids assignments, reviews, and marking sheets ahead of time. These pages remain hidden from students until the teacher distributes them to Students' notebooks.

  5. Student Notebooks: A section that lists student notebooks. Each one contains content shared by the teacher or created by the student. The student can edit or add pages to complete TechnoKids worksheets or submit links to their completed projects. The teacher can access every student’s notebook to track progress or provide feedback. Students cannot see classmates' notebooks.

To transform a TechnoKids project into a Class Notebook you must complete the following steps:

  1. Verify that you have an Office 365 School Account for yourself and your students. Class Notebook is not available to personal or business accounts.

  2. To transform a TechnoKids project into a Class Notebook you can use any OneNote app. However, to place the PDF assignments onto a OneNote page you will require OneNote 2016. It comes with your Office 365 subscription. To prepare, install the desktop version of OneNote 2016 and the Class Notebook Add-in:
    1. Download OneNote 2016.
    2. Download the Class Notebook Add-in.

  3. It is advised to make OneNote 2016 the default app. To learn how, refer to Notebook Will Not Open in OneNote 2016.

  4. Check if you have Adobe Acrobat Professional or Reader on your device. If you do not, download Adobe Acrobat Reader for free.

  5. Visit the TechnoHub and download a project. Make sure you unzip the folder. You can store the files in OneDrive or on your device.

  6. On your Windows device, set your default PDF viewer to Adobe Acrobat:
    1. Right click on a TechnoKids PDF file, such as a Teacher Guide.
    2. Choose Open with…
    3. Pick Choose another app…
    4. From the list, select the Adobe Acrobat version that is on your device.
    5. Check Always use this app to open .pdf files.
    6. Click OK.

STUDENTS AND CLASS NOTEBOOK

The preparatory steps listed above are for the teacher. Students do not need to complete them to access a Class Notebook. To work seamlessly, it is ideal if your students are using a desktop version of Microsoft Office. However, if this is not available, students should install the following Microsoft apps onto their device: OneDrive, OneNote, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.

Prior to creating a TechnoKids Notebook it is recommended that you familiarize yourself with the lessons in the TechnoKids project and location of the resource files.

  1. Open the Teacher Guide in Adobe Acrobat.

  2. Refer to the Prepare to Teach section to learn about preparatory steps.

  3. Determine the assignments, reviews, and skill reviews your students will complete. It is a good idea to select more than you think you can accomplish. This will give you flexibility when teaching.

  4. Study the Material List. Notice the location of the project resources. You will transfer many of the files into your TechnoKids Notebook.

  5. Open the Resources folder for the TechnoKids project. Become familiar with the different files. Many will be uploaded to the Content Library or added to OneNote pages for Student Notebooks:

    • Assessment files are Word documents. They will be added to OneNote pages.
    • Templates and samples are Office documents such as Word, Excel, or PowerPoint. They will be placed into the Content Library.
    • Workbook files are PDFs. These will be added to OneNote pages and can be annotated.

Microsoft has seven steps that guide you through creating a Class Notebook. They are Add Notebook Name, Notebook Overview, Add Another Teacher, Add Student Name, Design Private Spaces, Preview, and Done. Most steps are straightforward and are explained in this handbook. However, step 5 Design Private Spaces, requires planning. Read the following information to understand how you will divide the Student Notebooks into private spaces or sections.

About Student Notebooks

To make a TechnoKids Notebook, you must divide the Student Notebooks into private spaces. Do not get confused by the terminology used by Microsoft. A private space is like a divider in a binder. It separates the notebook used by students into sections. Similar to a real binder, pages can be added into each section. However, unlike a real binder, the teacher can instantly insert a worksheet such as a TechnoKids assignment, review, or marking sheet into every students’ notebook.

The Student Notebooks you create will have three private spaces or sections:

About Student Notebooks

SECTIONS IN A STUDENT’S NOTEBOOK

  • Assignments: This section will include TechnoKids assignments. PDF files in the TechnoKids Workbook folder will be added to OneNote pages. This will allow students to type answers into worksheets or follow step-by-step instructions.

  • Assessment: TechnoKids projects includes reviews, skill reviews, checklists, marking sheets, and/or rubrics to assess student knowledge. Word files in the TechnoKids Assessment folder will be added to OneNote pages. This will allow students to answer questions or complete tasks to demonstrate learning.

  • My Work: This section will be used to share project files with the teacher. Students will attach their work onto a page to make it easy to track progress or evaluate completed work.

Create a Class Notebook

  1. Sign into your Office 365 account at www.office.com.

  2. You should see a similar screen. Click Class Notebook.

  3. Create Class Notebook
  4. You may be prompted to sign into your account again.

  5. Click Create a class notebook.
  6. Select Create Notebook

Microsoft has seven steps that guide you through creating a Class Notebook. They are Add Notebook Name, Notebook Overview, Add Another Teacher, Add Student Names, Design Private Spaces, Preview, and Done.

  1. Add Notebook Name: Type a notebook name such as the title of the TechnoKids project. For example, TechnoBiography. When done, click Next.
  2. Step 1
  3. Notebook Overview: This screen provides information about the Class Notebook. Click Next. Step 2
  4. Add Another Teacher: If you are co-teaching, type the names or email addresses of the other teachers. Click Next. Step 3
  5. Add Student Names: Type the names or email addresses of your students. Click Next. Step 4
  6. Design Private Spaces: A private space is a section added to each Student’s Notebook. By default, Microsoft adds several sections. Your TechnoKids Notebook needs Assignments, Assessment, and My Work:

    1. Double click each section to rename it.
    2. Remove the extra section by clicking Delete X.
    3. When done, click Next.
    Step 5

    TIPS TO ADD, DELETE, OR EDIT A SECTION

    • Type the sections in the order you want them to appear in the notebook.
    • To add another section, click + Add Section.
    • After the Class Notebook is created, new sections can be added or existing sections renamed.
    • An unwanted section cannot easily be removed after the Class Notebook is created. In this case, each student must manually remove it from their personal notebook.

  7. Preview: Click to view the Teacher's notebook and the Student's notebook. When done, click Create.
  8. Step 6
  9. Done: The notebook has been created. To see it, click the Open in OneNote Online link.

  10. Step 7
  11. Verify that the Class Notebook Add-in was installed. You will see a Class Notebook tab at the top of the window. If you do not see Class Notebook, download the Class Notebook Add-in.
  12. Class Notebook on Ribbon

Your TechnoKids Notebook requires a Teacher Only section. It is a private section the teacher uses to direct the flow of instruction. It is not available by default and must be enabled. Use this section to add TechnoKids assignments, reviews, and marking sheets ahead of time. These pages remain hidden from students until you distribute them to Students' notebooks.

  1. With your TechnoKids Notebook open in OneNote online, click the Class Notebook tab. Click More ….
  2. From the options, select Manage Notebooks.
  3. Manage Notebook

    If you do not see Class Notebook, download the Class Notebook Add-in


  4. Click the Enable Teacher-Only section group.
  5. Enable Teacher Only Section Group
  6. Click Open Notebook. The Teacher Only section is added to the Class Notebook. You will add TechnoKids assignments and assessment tools into this section. They will then be distributed to students.
  7. Teacher Only Section

Welcome is a section that everyone in the class can view. The default Welcome section provides an overview to the notebook with helpful links. You will add a page into this section to introduce the TechnoKids project.

  1. With your TechnoKids Notebook open in OneNote online, select the Welcome section.
  2. From the pages pane, click + Page to insert a new page.
  3. Edit the Welcome Section
  4. Drag the Untitled Page to the top of the list, or drag the Welcome to Class Notebook page down below the newly added page. This will make it the first screen students see when they open this section.
  5. Move Page
  6. On the new page, type the title, About Project Name.
  7. Click in the blank area below the title to describe the project. You can find descriptions of each project from the TechnoKids Overview document: www.technokids.com/pdf/TechnoKids_Overview.pdf.
  8. Introduce TechnoKids Project

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Add Assignments and Assessment to the Class Notebook

To transform a TechnoKids project into a Class Notebook you can use any OneNote app. However, to place the PDF assignments onto a OneNote page you must have OneNote 2016. It comes with your Office 365 subscription. This is the only time, you need to use the desktop version of the software.

The TechnoKids assignments are stored in a Workbook folder. The files are in PDF format. To place them inside your TechnoKids Notebook you must have OneNote 2016 and Adobe Acrobat. Please note the Windows OneNote app will not work. You must have OneNote 2016, which is available through an Office 365 subscription. Refer to Install Software and Download the TechnoKids Files.

Prior to completing the following steps, you must locate the Workbook files.

  1. Open the TechnoKids project folder, such as INT-BIOGRAPHY.
  2. Locate the Resources folder, such as TechnoBiography Resources.
  3. Open the project name folder, such as Biography.
  4. Open Resources Folder
  5. Inside the folder is a Workbook folder containing assignments and extension activities. You will add these files to the Class Notebook.

To keep students from looking too far ahead, insert TechnoKids assignments as pages into the Teacher Only section. This allows you to control the pacing of instruction as the content remains hidden from students until they are distributed. Please note, you can also place the TechnoKids assignments into the Welcome section. However, the pages will always be viewable by students.

  1. With your TechnoKids Notebook open in OneNote online, click Open in app.
  2. Click Open OneNote 2016 or click Yes to switch apps.
  3. Open in OneNote 2016

    If you are not asked to Open OneNote 2016, it is missing from your device. Refer to Install Software and Download the TechnoKids Files.


  4. If you see a security notice, click Yes to continue.
  5. Security Notice
  6. Have patience. The TechnoKids Notebook needs time to load.
  7. Click the Teacher Only tab.
  8. Teacher Only Section

    NOTEBOOK PANE

    If you cannot see tabs at the top of the window, locate the Teacher-Only section from the Notebook Pane, on the left side. You can switch views, by unpinning the Notebook Pane.

    Notebook Pane

  9. Click Create a New Section.
  10. Create a New Section
  11. Inside the section tab, type Assignments.
  12. Type Assignments
  13. Click in the page below. From the Insert tab, click File Printout.

  14. File Printout
  15. Locate the TechnoKids assignment. It will be in the Workbook folder. Refer to Locate the TechnoKids Workbook Files for assistance.
  16. EXAMPLE: C:\Users\username\Documents\int-biography\Office 2019\TechnoBiography Resources\Biography\Workbook


  17. Select the first assignment. DO NOT SELECT MORE THAN ONE ASSIGNMENT AT A TIME!

  18. Click Insert. The file will open in Adobe Acrobat before displaying in the TechnoKids Notebook. If this step fails, refer to Install Software and Download the TechnoKids Files to install Adobe Acrobat and make it the default PDF reader.

  19. At the top of the page, add or edit the assignment title.
  20. Assignment 1
  21. To lock the assignment, right click on it. Choose Set Picture as Background. You can change the default settings. Refer to the tips below.
  22. TIPS:

    • You can Set Picture as Background for all documents. From the File tab, click Options > Advanced. In the Printouts section, enable Automatically set inserted file printouts in the background. Click OK.
    • If an assignment contains a hyperlink, it will not be active. Add a text box and type the link for students.

  23. To add another assignment, click + Add Page in the Pages pane.

When the class is ready to complete a TechnoKids assignment, you must distribute it. This will place a copy of the page into the Assignments section of each Student’s notebook.

  1. Open the TechnoKids Notebook in OneNote online.
  2. Select the Teacher-Only section.
  3. Click Assignments.
  4. Select Assignment
  5. Click the Class Notebook tab.
  6. Click Distribute Page. From the options, select Distribute Page.
  7. Distribute Page
  8. Select Assignments from the pane to place the page into the correct student section. Click Distribute.
  9. Distribute Page Pane
  10. To verify that the assignment appears in each Student’s notebook, select a Student from the left pane. Click Assignments to see the page.
  11. Assignment in Student Notebook

    ABOUT STUDENTS USE OF AN ASSIGNMENT

    Students can type answers into worksheets. To learn more, refer to Annotate an Assignment.

TechnoKids projects includes reviews, skill reviews, checklists, marking sheets, and/or rubrics to assess student knowledge. Word files in the TechnoKids Assessment folder will be transformed into OneNote pages. This will allow students to answer questions or complete tasks to demonstrate learning.

Prior to completing these steps, you must locate the Assessment files.

  1. Open the TechnoKids project folder, such as INT-BIOGRAPHY.
  2. Locate the Resources folder, such as TechnoBiography Resources.
  3. Open the Assessment folder.
  4. Open the Assessment Folder
  5. Inside the folder are Word files containing reviews, skill reviews, checklists, marking sheets, and/or rubrics. You can add these files to the Class Notebook.

Assessment tools can be used by students to take quizzes, monitor learning, or view grading criteria. They are Word files. Follow the instructions to insert them as a File Printout using OneNote online.

  1. With your TechnoKids Notebook open in OneNote online, select the Teacher Only section.
  2. Select a section in Teacher Only such as Using the Teacher Only Space.
  3. Click + Section.
  4. Type Assessment. Click OK.
  5. Section Name
  6. Type a page title such as Marking Sheet.
  7. Click in the page below. From the Insert tab, click File. Select Insert File Printout.
  8. Insert File Menu
  9. You may need to click Choose File.
  10. Locate the TechnoKids assessment tool. It will be in the Assessment folder. Click Open.
  11. Refer to Locate the Assessment Files for assistance.

    EXAMPLE: C:\Users\username\Documents\int-biography\Office 2019\TechnoBiography Resources\Assessment


  12. You may need to click Insert.
  13. Insert Marking Sheet
  14. An icon of the assessment tool appears on the page. A preview also displays on the page.
  15. Marking Sheet in Teacher Only Section

    DISTRIBUTE ASSESSMENT TOOLS

    When the class is ready to take a quiz, complete a checklist, or view a marking sheet you must distribute it. Place a copy of the page into the Assessment section of each Student’s notebook. They can use the annotation tools in OneNote online to answer questions. Instructions are similar to Distribute an Assignment Page to Each Student’s Notebook:

    1. Open the TechnoKids Notebook in OneNote online.
    2. Select the Assessment section in Teacher Only.
    3. Select the assessment tool you want to distribute.
    4. Click the Class Notebook tab.
    5. Click Distribute Page. From the options, select Distribute Page.
    6. Select Assessment from the pane to place the page into the correct student section.
    7. Click Distribute.
    8. To verify that the assessment appears in each Student’s notebook, select a Student.
    9. Click Assessment to see the page.

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Add Resources to the Content Library

The Content Library is a section where teachers share TechnoKids resources such as templates and samples. The files are read-only. Students can view the content but cannot make any changes. To work with a file, they must make their own copy.

Some TechnoKids projects include template or samples. The files could be Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PNG, or PDFs.

Prior to completing the following steps, you must locate the Workbook files.

  1. Open the TechnoKids project folder, such as INT-BIOGRAPHY.
  2. Locate the Resources folder, such as TechnoBiography Resources.
  3. Open the project name folder, such as Biography.
  4. Open Resources Folder
  5. Samples and templates that students need to complete the activities will be listed. Refer to Become Familiar with the TechnoKids Project to learn about the resources required.

Templates are files that are used by students to complete project activities. There are two ways to insert the resources using OneNote online – as an Attachment or as a File Printout. Select the option that best fits the file type. Files that are PowerPoint or Excel should be attached. They appear as icons on the page. Word or PDF files should be inserted as a File Printout as this will generate a preview of the document on the page.

  1. With your TechnoKids Notebook open in OneNote online, select the Content Library section.
  2. Select a section in the Content Library such as Using the Content Library.
  3. Click + Section.
  4. Type Templates. Click OK.
  5. Add a Section Name
  6. Type a page title such as Project Templates.
  7. Click in the page below. From the Insert tab, click File. Make a choice from the options:
  8. Insert File Menu
  9. You may need to click Choose File.
  10. Locate the TechnoKids template. It will be in the Project folder. Click Open. Refer to Locate TechnoKids Templates and Samples for assistance.


  11. EXAMPLE: C:\Users\username\Documents\int-biography\Office 2019\TechnoBiography Resources\Biography


  12. You may need to click Insert.
  13. Insert File Printout
  14. An icon of the template appears on the page. If the file, is a Word document, a preview will also display:
  15. Word template
  16. Repeat steps 6-10 to insert additional templates.


  17. ABOUT STUDENT USE OF THE TEMPLATE
    Templates are read-only. To make a copy of the file, students double click ht icon on the page. They will need to download the file and save a copy to their OneDrive or another location. Refer to Save a Copy of a Template.


Samples are examples of a finished product. To add them into the Content Library, you can follow the same steps as inserting a template. However, if you want students to preview the sample from within the TechnoKids Notebook, follow these instructions. They require OneNote 2016 and Adobe Acrobat. If you do not have this software, refer to Install Software and Download the TechnoKids Files.

  1. With your TechnoKids Notebook open in OneNote online, click Open in app.
  2. Click Open OneNote 2016 or click Yes to switch apps.
  3. Open Onenote 2016

    If you are not asked to Open OneNote 2016, it is missing from your device. Refer to Install Software and Download the TechnoKids Files.


  4. If you see a security notice, click Yes to continue.
  5. Have patience. The TechnoKids Notebook needs time to load.
  6. Click the Content Library.
  7. Click Create a New Section.
  8. Add Samples Section

    NOTEBOOK PANE
    If you cannot see tabs at the top of the window, locate the Content Library section from the Notebook Pane, on the left side. You can switch views by unpinning pin the Notebook Pane.

    Notebook Pane_Content Library Templates

  9. Inside the section tab, type Samples.
  10. Samples Section
  11. Click in the page below. From the Insert tab, click File Printout. File Printout icon
  12. Locate the TechnoKids sample. It will be in the Project folder. Click Open. Refer to Locate TechnoKids Templates and Samples for assistance.

  13. EXAMPLE: C:\Users\username\Documents\int-map\Office 2019\TechnoMap Resources\Map


  14. Select the sample file. You may need to click Insert.
  15. At the top of the page, add or edit the sample title.
  16. Industry Sample

    ABOUT STUDENT USE OF THE SAMPLE
    Depending on the file type students can preview the example directly in the Class Notebook. However, to play the resource in the source program, they must double click the icon. They may then need to download or open it in an app.


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How Students Use the TechnoKids Notebook

Follow the instructions to learn how to open a TechnoKids Notebook, annotate a worksheet, save a copy of a template, view a sample, and submit work.

  1. As a student, sign into Office 365 account at www.office.com.
  2. You should see a similar screen. Click OneNote.
  3. Student Open OneNote
  4. Click Shared with me.
  5. Shared With Me
  6. Open the TechnoKids Notebook:
  7. Student Notebook Welcome
  8. From the Student’s notebook, click the Assignments section.
  9. In the Pages pane, click to select an assignment:
  10. Student View Assignment
  1. As a student, sign into Office 365 account at www.office.com.
  2. Open the TechnoKids Notebook.
  3. From the Student’s notebook, click the Assignments section.
  4. In the Pages pane, click to select an assignment:
  5. Click the Draw tab:
  6. Draw tab

    DRAW TOOLS LOOK DIFFERENT DEPENDING ON THE ONENOTE APP YOU ARE USING


  7. To type an answer into a worksheet, select Type TypeTool.
  8. Click in the white space beside where you want a text box. If you click directly on the worksheet, it will appear at the bottom of the page.
  9. Add a Text Box
  10. Drag the text box onto the worksheet. Type your answer:
  11. Text Box on OneNote Sheet

    TEXT BOX TIPS:

    • To remove a text box, click on it. Press the DELETE key on the keyboard.
    • To format the words, select text. Right click to show a mini toolbar. Use the commands to change the font, style, or font color.
    Mini Text Toolbar

  12. To circle an answer, mark a checkbox, or draw a line to match options, select the Pen Pen Tool.
  13. Pick an ink color Ink Color, such as red. Draw on the worksheet.
  14. Check Mark Answer

    PEN TIPS:

    • To move a drawing, select it and then drag to a new location. Arrow
    • To delete a drawing, select the Eraser EraserTool and then click on the ink.

  15. Changes are saved automatically.

A template is a document used to complete a task. It might be a Word, PowerPoint, or Excel file. Resources are in the Content Library. To work with a template, students must make their own copy.

  1. As a student, sign into Office 365 account at www.office.com.
  2. Open the TechnoKids Notebook.
  3. Select the Templates section in the Content Library.
  4. Double click the template icon to open the file.
  5. IF this does not work, right click on the icon and select Save as.

    Open a Template
  6. You may need to click Download.
  7. Download Message
  8. Look at the bottom of the browser window. Click the Save arrow and choose Save As.
  9. Select Save As
  10. Pick a place to save your work such as OneDrive or the local device.
  11. Click Open.
  12. Open the File
  13. You may need to click Enable Editing.

Samples are examples of a finished product. Use them to gain inspiration.

  1. As a student, sign into Office 365 account at www.office.com.
  2. Open the TechnoKids Notebook.
  3. Select the Samples section in the Content Library.
  4. Industry Sample
  5. Depending on the type of file, a preview may show. For example, you might be able to see slides from a PowerPoint presentation, pages in a Word document, or worksheet from an Excel workbook.
  6. IF YOU NEED TO PLAY THE FILE, double click the sample icon. Click Download.
  7. Download Message

    IF this does not work, right click on the sample icon an select Save as.

  8. Look at the bottom of the browser window. Click Open. If you have the source program on your device, it should play the file.
  9. View Sample

    UNABLE TO VIEW THE SAMPLE?

    If you cannot view the sample, it is likely the source program is not on your device or it is not opening automatically. To solve this problem:

    • Save the file to your device.
    • Open the source program such as PowerPoint or a media player.
    • Open the file from the program.

The TechnoKids Notebook has a My Work section. Use it to provide access to your TechnoKids project. It might be a PowerPoint slide show, Word report, or Excel budget sheet.

  1. As a student, sign into Office 365 account at www.office.com.
  2. Open the TechnoKids Notebook.
  3. From the Student’s notebook, click the My Work section.
  4. At the top of the page, add a Title.
  5. Click in the page below. From the Insert tab, click File. Make a choice from the options:
  6. File Options
  7. Click Choose File.
  8. Locate your completed work. Click Open.
  9. An icon of the completed work appears on the page. If the file, is a Word document, a preview will also display.
  10. Attach File

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How the Teacher Views Student Work

The teacher can view each student’s notebook. Feedback such as stickers or comments can be added to pages.

  1. Open the TechnoKids Notebook in OneNote online.
  2. Select a Student’s notebook from the left pane.
  3. Click Assignments. Select a page from the list.
  4. View their answers on the worksheet.
  5. View Student Work
  6. To provide feedback, click the Insert tab. Click Stickers.
  7. Select a sticker pack. Pick one you like. If available, type in feedback and then click Done.
  8. Stickers
  9. Position the sticker on the page.
  1. Open the TechnoKids Notebook in OneNote online.
  2. Select a Student’s notebook from the left pane.
  3. Click My Work. Select a page from the list.
  4. To open the file, double click the icon.
  5. View Student My Work
  6. Click Download.
  7. Download Message

    If this does not work, right click on the icons and select Save as.


  8. Look at the bottom of the browser window. Click Open or Save.
  9. Open sample

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Tips for Using a Class Notebook

The Collaboration Space is a public section where everyone in your class can share and collaborate. The information in this space can be edited by any student. When working on a TechnoKids project you might want to use this section to brainstorm topic ideas or create a community forum for questions and answers. It is important for educators to moderate student contributions to this space. To restrict access sections can be locked.

  1. With your TechnoKids Notebook open in OneNote online, click the Class Notebook tab. Click More ….
  2. From the options, select Manage Notebooks.
  3. Manage Notebook
  4. Drag the slider under Lock Collaboration Space to the Locked position.
  5. Lock Collaboration Space

UNLOCK THE COLLABORATION SPACE

If you want to reactivate the collaboration space for students to access the area, it must be unlocked.

  1. Open the TechnoKids Notebook in OneNote online.
  2. Click the Class Notebook tab.
  3. Click Add/Remove Students.
  4. Select a class notebook.
  5. Step 1
  6. To add a new student, type their name separated by a semi colon into the name box.
  7. To remove a student, click the X beside a student name. Then check Delete student's content.
  8. Step 2
  9. Click Next. Click Update.
  10. Step 3
  11. Close the notebook and reopen it to view the changes.

Ideally, the content of a TechnoKids Notebook should be created several hours prior to instruction. A Class Notebook automatically syncs when pages are added online. However, if you add assignments using OneNote 2016 on your device, and you want to instantly share it with your students, you will need to force synchronization.

  1. Open the TechnoKids Notebook in OneNote 2016.
  2. From the File menu, click View Sync Status view sync status.
  3. Find the TechnoKids Notebook in the list and click Sync Now.
Sync Dialog

Towards the middle of the school year you may notice a slow down in how your TechnoKids Notebook is responding. OneNote 2016 has a Recycle Bin that holds onto pages deleted when using the desktop version. Please note, pages deleted using the online version, are permanently deleted and cannot be recovered.

  1. Open the TechnoKids Notebook in OneNote 2016.
  2. Click the History tab.
  3. To see what is in the bin, click the Notebook Recycle Bin arrow and choose Notebook Recycle Bin.
  4. Recyle Bin Menu
  5. Click the Deleted Pages tab.
  6. Deleted Pages
  7. If you want to restore a page, right click on it and choose Move or Copy…
  8. Once you have confirmed all the pages are unwanted, click the Notebook Recycle Bin arrow and choose Empty Recycle Bin.
  9. Click Delete.

You may get a OneNote error when you are trying to open the TechnoKids Notebook from OneNote online to OneNote 2016. It may look like the message below. Complete the following instructions to set OneNote 2016 as the default app.

Error

  1. Close all applications.
  2. On your Windows device, click Search in the windows taskbar and type Default apps.
  3. Click Default apps.
  4. Parts of a TechnoKids Notebook
  5. Click Default apps in the left pane. In the right pane, scroll to the bottom and click Set defaults by app.
  6. Scroll down and click OneNote 2016. Click Manage.
  7. Manage OneNote Button
  8. Click any icon that is NOT OneNote 2016. Choose OneNote 2016 from the list.
  9. Choose An App
  10. All File type and protocol associations should be set to OneNote 2016.
  11. File Type