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  1. Deleting Pages in Class Notebook

    Being able to delete pages you have sent out to the students without having to individually go through each students note book to delete it! Being able to tidy up the note book would be great!

    99 votes
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    • Archive Class Notebooks with no student access

      When a class is done and the teacher wants to keep the Class Notebook, but not allow students continued access - it would be good to have an Archive option which is closed to student access. This would alleviate issues of students going into the wrong notebooks from previous classes/years and also ensure the teacher can modify the notebook is he/she wishes without concern of a student being confused. Please enable an Archive Notebook function that is closed to students.

      6 votes
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      • marking

        give the teacher the ability to mark the work without having to write over the top of the students work, as I have wanted to print the work after marking, but not have the ink printed also, maybe give us a option to review and mark work that falls under the same option as the word comments, where we can turn them off or on

        7 votes
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        • Make it where you can modify or delete an assignment in Class Notebook

          I am loving the idea that OneNote can connect to my LMS and that I can create assignments. However, sometimes I make mistakes and would like to be able to modify the assignment or delete the assignment. If something goes wrong the only way to do this is very time consuming by going through each individual student's page and deleting the assignment. This is a downfall to the new improvements.

          21 votes
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          • Linking word/Powerpoint/Excel etc. to Onenote to be able to edit live with shared notebook members

            It is so annoying to have to download a copy of word/excel/powerpoint documents when links are featured within Onenote, when shared notebook members are working on the same documents collaboratively. Even if you save those documents within Onedrive and share them, the links to the documents have to be opened as read-only and 'saved-as' every time. I am aware that documents can be worked on collaboratively if saved within Onedrive, but it seems such a shame that this working collaboratively feature isn't present within Onenote.

            7 votes
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            • Option to merge cells in tables

              Would it be possible for this option to be implemented?
              Currently, the complexity of tables that can be created in OneNote is significantly impaired due to the lack of this option. Tables (E.G. from Microsoft Word) that contain merged cells won't even retain these merged cells if 'copy-and-pasted' into OneNote - the cells will become separated.
              I use OneNote to take notes in lessons. If I am required to make a table that has merged cells, I can't do so. Instead, I have to figure out a way to convey the information in the table effectively without using merged cells.…

              8 votes
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              • Temporarily hiding students' pages while correcting assignments.

                As a teacher I really appreciate the option of locking the students' pages (under the Review students work in Class Notebook). However, I miss the option of hiding the pages while e.g. correcting the students' assignments.
                This will ensable me to ensure a homogenous practise.

                I hope you will consider this improvement.

                17 votes
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                • Sticky note stickers in OneNote

                  Sticky note stickers of multiple colours in OneNote would be great.

                  18 votes
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                  • Lock entire sections in the student notebooks

                    I'd like the ability to lock entire sections of a student notebook with one click. At the moment, we have to lock all the pages separately. This can be tedious if students have added extra pages or re-named pages.

                    12 votes
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                    • Pushing Pages and Sections

                      Pushing pages and sections to students in a class notebook should maintain the same hierarchy structure as the place you are pushing it from. This helps the students stay organized.

                      Also, when adding a new section to all students, the color of that section should not be random for each student. It should be one color that the teacher chooses so we can say, "Look at the new section I added called 'Quadratic Equations.' It's the red one."

                      16 votes
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                      • live view like word

                        live editing

                        7 votes
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                        • Syncing and Sharing Content Libraries Between Sections

                          Content Libraries must have the ability to be synced for an educational product. I have multiple sections of the same course, yet they each have their own notebook. This subject was addressed below, but Microsoft seemed to think the "Distribute Content Library" function addressed this issue. It does not; I have distributed the library set-up, but would like to sync them so I do not have to make changes in both libraries as that is incredibly inefficient.

                          18 votes
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                          • Record screen action along with audio

                            I would like to record the screen as I add notes and point to text as the audio records my comments.

                            36 votes
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                            • Track who writes (digital inking) in collaboration spaces.

                              When student type, it shows who made the changes. When student use a pen(digital inking) it doesn't show who marked. Could lead to issues of inapropriate language.

                              53 votes
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                              • Syncing issues in OneNote app

                                When we distribute pages using the OneNote app we have major issues with anything that was printed to OneNote syncing

                                12 votes
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                                • distribute sections with pages

                                  please allow the distribution of sections with al the pages within to kids, and also other class notebooks' kid sections.

                                  6 votes
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                                  • Use cortana to start dictation

                                    I can already launch OneNote with Cortana but it would be great if I could have a page open and then say "cortana start dictation in OneNote" and have it start taking down what I say. This would be useful if I am reading a textbook and want to take some notes without having to look away from the book I'm reading

                                    3 votes
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                                    • Ability to use one class notebook for multiple class sections of students (and easily grade work for a specific class).

                                      I am using one notebook for all of my science classes since I don't want to duplicate the master calendar and content library. With ALL of my students in one notebook, the only thing that is cumbersome is reviewing student work and grading. It would be great if we could define sections or groups when reviewing student work (i.e.-period 1 vs period 3)

                                      5 votes
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                                      • Hide/lock sections

                                        When I plan lessons in the content library I don't want students to be able to look at questions ahead of the lesson. Is there a way to hide or lock sections until the lesson so students can only see content once I've taught it?

                                        9 votes
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                                        • OneNote split screen feature to open two notes at one time

                                          PLEASE make it possible to do a split screen feature within One Note! So then I could have two notes open at the same time. This would help with studying! OneNote is the only thing I use for school and this would be so helpful. It would then allow me to open up 3 items with the Ipad Split Screen feature.

                                          PLEASE AND THANK YOU!

                                          51 votes
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