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  1. Enable embedded video (i.e. from YouTube, Vimeo, etc.) within OneNote pages

    I would like to be able to embed video (i.e. from YouTube, Vimeo, etc.) on pages within my OneNote Classroom content library. I have several flipped classroom lessons with handouts that accompany video lessons, but at the moment I have to have students navigate to the web to view the lessons. I would prefer to have embedded video on the page containing the handout so that my students can take notes without having to switch applications.

    17 votes
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      3 comments  ·  Class and Staff Notebooks  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Ability to sort pages

      A feature to allow students to sort pages in their notebooks to put the most recent distributed at the top so that they are chronological with most recent at the top would be a great addition to the Class Notebook!

      3 votes
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      • Put to do tags against individual pages

        I know that it's possible to put to do tags against items on a page so that when you look at a page you can see which items are done and which are to do.

        However if a section has multiple pages, e.g. a course module (section) has multiple assignments (one assignment per page). It would be great if the title of the page could have a to do tag included within it. That would mean when the teacher or student is looking at the module they can see which assignment pages are totally complete and which are outstanding. At…

        6 votes
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        • video embed

          Is it possible for videos created within Onenote to look like the embedded ones from youtube?

          6 votes
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          • Distribute a full section or section group complete with sections and pages.

            I would like the ability to copy or distribute a section or group section with all of the pages included. I often create an assignment in my "Teacher Only Section" then, when I am done creating it, I want to push it out to all of my students' personal spaces. Right now, I have to create a blank section in their personal spaces, then distribute the pages in a separate function. I wish there was a way to distribute the entire section to all my students in one function.

            14 votes
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            • Ability to delete multiple sections at once within one section group

              Students sometimes create hundreds of section tabs in their individual section group or in the Collaboration Space, either accidentally, or because they're bored, etc. The time commitment to delete these one by one is prohibitive. It would be great to select and delete these sections all at once.

              13 votes
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              • Allow teachers to lock a page across class notebooks

                Allowing teachers to lock pages will let us assess better. For example: I have one page of readings, and another that is a graphic organizer. Students were to fill out the graphic organizer using the readings during class and for homework. I'm going to give an open note quiz today where I want to allow students to access the graphic organizer, but not the readings.

                12 votes
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                • distribute section untitled page

                  When a New Section is distributed, it creates an untitled page. When teachers distribute pages to that new section, the pages go underneath that Untitled page, and the Untitled page just hangs out above everything else. It would be great if the first distributed page would replace any Untitled page that’s there.

                  52 votes
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                  • set printout as background

                    I like how you can set a printout to be in the background (so students can type/draw/etc on top of a picture or a PDF a little easier). However, it would be more helpful if we can make that choice for each printout instead of as an option for the whole notebook. If I put a printout in, I'd like to be able to right click and choose - set printout as background. Thank you.

                    30 votes
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                    • make my own stickers

                      I would like to be able to customise existing stickers (eg change the text), or even better, add my own stickers. For example, 'green pen questions', stickers with common literacy errors and guidance on them, reflection sentence starters, etc.

                      9 votes
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                      • Distribute a section set up with pages to students

                        It would be great if we could distribute a section with all of its pages set to students. We can distribute a blank section then distribute pages one by one. When I have set up a section with pages it would make sense to be able to distribute it to all the students all at once.

                        58 votes
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                        • Distribute page to single student/groups online

                          I would like to be able to distribute a page to one student or a group of students while online. I know it's a tool in the app, but I need to be able to do it online.

                          7 votes
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                          • Be able to embed and then edit Word/excel documents within OneNote

                            Hello,
                            Is there any way to Embed a word or excel file rather than just attach the file or have it visible as an image (print to file)?
                            It would be great to be able to send a Word document that I have created elsewhere that students can just click and choose to edit it directly onto the page I’ve attached it to? It’s cumbersome for students to have to open up the file, download it, edit it and then they cannot just save it straight back to the page they opened it from.

                            86 votes
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                            • screen clipping

                              Put in the screen clipping button in OneNote app which is already present in OneNote 2016.

                              7 votes
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                              • mark pages as graded

                                I would like there to be a way to mark a page as graded so that students get a notification that it was been graded.

                                7 votes
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                                • Mindmap add-in

                                  It would be great if teachers and students can create mindmaps on their OneNote pages. A great app for that would be mindmeister.

                                  122 votes
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                                  • Merge Cells in tables in OneNote

                                    The option to merge cells in a table would be great particularly when creating timetables etc, you can block out several cells.

                                    224 votes
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                                    • compress pictures

                                      I would like to be able to Compress pictures like I can do in Microsoft Office.

                                      Being able to reduce size would be great - it works fantastically in Word

                                      I have a ClassNotebook with literally hundreds (maybe thousands) of images and my class are finding difficulties/errors on their iPads

                                      13 votes
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                                      • Moving students from one notebook to another

                                        It would be great if students could be moved from one class notebook to another if they have a schedule change. That way their work is not lost.

                                        23 votes
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                                        • word count

                                          Add a word count feature similar to what is in MS Word. This would help students make sure they are writing enough for assignments that require a certain length.

                                          23 votes
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