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Announcing monthly educator “#OneNoteQ TweetMeets” in partnership with OneNote Central

Today, the OneNote Education team (@OneNoteEDU) and our partners are pleased to announce monthly “#OneNoteQ TweetMeets” for educators. These monthly events will include our incredible community of MIE Experts (#MIEExpert), Partner Product Experts (including @OneNoteC) and our Microsoft in Education engineering team.

#OneNoteQ TweetMeets will be hosted on the first Tuesday of every month beginning August 2. TweetMeets will be held live on Twitter in close partnership with OneNote Central (@OneNoteC) at 10 a.m. PDT and again at 4 p.m. PDT.

Marjolein Hoekstra, OneNote expert behind the independent OneNote Central channel on Twitter (@OneNoteC) and initiator of the OneNote Community Notebook, will collaborate with our OneNoteEDU social team to capture educator questions, provide input for TweetMeet agendas and help guide the conversation. Marjolein will also help to recap the #OneNoteQ TweetMeets in a Collection after each monthly event.

The Microsoft in Education team is consistently amazed by the expertise, knowledge and insights our partners and educators have for our products. These events are just one way we want to connect, engage and amplify our most powerful users in our effort to empower every student on the planet to achieve more.

What are #OneNoteQ TweetMeets?

#OneNoteQ TweetMeets are monthly Twitter events to discuss any questions that you—as educators—may have about using OneNote in the classroom. One week prior to each event you can submit your questions. Your questions will help guide our team from @OneNoteEDU, @OneNoteC, MIE Expert teachers and Microsoft in Education engineers in their preparations. We will select a dozen questions to discuss during the events. When time allows, each session will have an open Q&A at the end.

When are #OneNoteQ TweetMeets held?

#OneNoteQ TweetMeets are held on the first Tuesday of the month at 10 a.m. PDT and 4 p.m. PDT.

For the August 2 events you can check your local time here:

Click this link to add the event series to your calendar (ics).

How can I follow the TweetMeet?

You can follow #OneNoteQ in your Twitter client. If you use TweetDeck, simply click the looking glass icon on the top left, enter #OneNoteQ as your search query and add the column. The column will automatically refresh when new tweets tagged with #OneNoteQ arrive.

Where do I submit my questions?

TweetMeet 2One week before a #OneNoteQ TweetMeet is held, you can start submitting questions by filling out a survey created in Microsoft Forms—the new survey tool for Office 365 in Education currently in preview. Every month we’ll announce new surveys on our social media channels.

Visit #OneNoteQ TweetMeet survey to complete this week’s survey or just complete it below:

How can I participate and which hashtags should I use?

During the actual #OneNoteQ TweetMeet you can contribute by tweeting, liking tweets or retweeting.

You can use the #OneNoteQ, #MSFTEdu or #MIEExpert Twitter hashtags.

What happens after the TweetMeet?

Shortly after the TweetMeet, Marjolein will capture the #OneNoteQ tweet history, recap the questions and answers from the event and bundle all of these with links to relevant resources. In addition, all of the information will be added to a Collection and the link to the Collection will be shared through our social media channels.

What if I can’t attend a TweetMeet?

Check the upcoming Collection that will be updated with all relevant information. This should allow you to quickly inform yourself about the topics of the TweetMeet.

Who and what should I be following on Twitter?

Consider following these Twitter accounts and hashtags:

  • @Microsoft_EDU—Official account for Microsoft in Education.
  • @OneNoteEDU—Official account for Microsoft OneNote in Education.
  • @MTholfsen—Account for Mike Tholfsen, OneNote in Education program manager.
  • @OneNoteC—OneNote Central, Marjolein Hoekstra’s account where she posts OneNote news, tips and resources.
  • #OneNote—Hashtag many people use in their tweets about OneNote.
  • #MIEExpert—Microsoft Innovative Educator Experts hashtag.
  • #MSFTEdu—Microsoft in Education hashtag.

You can also email your ideas and feedback about this initiative to

And don’t forget: Office 365 Education is free for students and teachers! Get yours at

—Lindsay Bayne, senior product marketing manager for the Microsoft in Education Marketing team and Marjolein Hoekstra of the OneNote Central @OneNoteC Twitter channel.

About Marjolein Hoekstra

TweetMeet 3My first steps with OneNote started six years ago when I needed a new home for my digital notes. The following years, OneNote’s organizational features helped me greatly during my university studies in Chinese language and culture. I started using OneNote for different purposes, resulting in multiple personal knowledge bases. Before too long I also found myself making notes about tips and tricks on effectively using the OneNote program itself.

Passionate about the product, I soon decided to set up OneNote Central @OneNoteC, a dedicated Twitter account where I could share all those tips, resources and news bytes with the OneNote community. This initiative clearly caught on and Microsoft awarded me as an MVP. OneNote Central has come to complement my work as a OneNote trainer and allows me to connect daily with many power users. Your stories on how OneNote makes you thrive are a true inspiration. I now look forward to engaging with you even more as Microsoft Partner Product Expert.

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