Don't Pay For Word! 5 Reasons You Should Use Office Online Microsoft is not known for its quick adoption of new trends, but when it does get on board, it often tries to make up lost time with gobs of money and hoards of experienced software engineers. This strategy seems to be working with Office Online, a cloud-connected version of the world’s most popular productivity software that is free to use (with limitations) and offers a buffet of useful features. You’ll even find Office Online useful, if you already have a copy of Office installed on your computer. Office Online Is Free
5 Great Google Drive Video Tutorials for Teachers February19, 2014 Today I am sharing with you a slew of interesting Google Drive video tutorials that are created by Anson Alexander. I came across these tutorials while I was browsing through this wonderful site called Working at The Edge. I thought about tweeting this resource without having to post it here but I know 15 thousands of email subscribers to this blog will probably miss them. These tutorials will help you get to know some of the features and functions of Google Drive that you might probably be missing. Have a look and share with your colleagues. 1- Composing Google Docs
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Best Presentation Software: 10 PowerPoint Alternatives Choosing the best presentation software for your needs can mean the difference between closing an important deal and blowing the opportunity of a lifetime. Think this is an exaggeration? Just remember how many times a badly designed presentation–with slides chock full of text and outdated animation effects–instantly made you think twice about the credibility of the person presenting their product or idea. Or how a glitch or holdup made you lose your patience. We’ve all heard of death by PowerPoint.
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Learning to Go: Lesson Ideas for Teaching with Mobile Devices, Cell Phones, and BYOT Every day, people around the world communicate, connect, and learn digitally on the go. Our students spend hours with their devices and digital tools. Imagine if some of that time was spent learning your content. Imagine your students learning by creating, playing, translating, editing, curating, researching, and brainstorming digitally on cell phones, mobile devices, laptops, tablets, iPads, Chromebooks, and consoles. Learning to Go is a collection of lesson plans, resources, handouts, and tips for teachers wishing to incorporate mobile devices, cell phones or BYOT (Bring Your Own Technology) into their teaching.
StoryDesk- A Powerful Alternative to PowerPoint and Prezi June , 2014 StoryDesk is a good presentation app for iPad. Its beautiful interface makes it fast and easy to create presentations that help you break down complex concepts into bite-sized, easily understood bits. In many ways, StoryDesk is a next generation alternative to PowerPoint and Prezi. How StoryDesk Works At it’s core, StoryDesk is a collection of interactive templates. These templates do all kinds of stuff – ranging from video playback, to file storage, to playful and engaging ways to make your existing content interactive.
50 Of The Best Teaching And Learning Apps For 2016 50 Of The Best Teaching And Learning Apps For 2016 by TeachThought Staff What are the best teaching and learning apps for 2016? That’s a good question this post looks to answer. Every year, we put together a collection of what we believe are the best teaching and learning apps for that year. (Here, for example, is our 2015 version of the list below, where you will notice about half the apps are the same, and half have changed. How to Create Your Own Textbook — With or Without Apple By Dolores Gende Apple’s iBooks2 and authoring app has created big waves in education circles. But smart educators don’t necessarily need Apple’s slick devices and software to create their own books.