Twitter Tip: Exclude Tweets in Your Search

Some Twitter Tips The number one users of Twitter are educators! I don’t use Twitter like Facebook and I don’t follow people who do. One of the best things you can do for yourself as an educator is to create a Twitter handle just for teaching and tweet...

Microsoft Office: Customize Quick Access Toolbar

In Microsoft Office products, you can customize the Quick Access Toolbar. This allows you to quickly choose the tasks you use most often. For example when using Microsoft PowerPoint I am frequently adding new slides. To add a new slide I go to the Home tab or the...

Moving Slides in a Presentation

When using presentation tools such as Google Slides or PowerPoint you can rearrange the slides by clicking on one of the slide tiles on the left hand side. Click and hold down on the slide tile. Drag your mouse up and down to move the slide. Moving Multiple Slides...

A Call to Math Teachers: Use Spreadsheets

As more classrooms move towards 1:1 it is now feasible for students to be regularly creating spreadsheets. Almost any managerial position requires spreadsheet knowledge. When students ask “When are we going to use this?” The answer could very well be a...

Be a Search Ninja – Use Minus

One trick for doing a web search is to EXCLUDE terms by using a minus sign in front of the keyword. I am currently trying to do a search for the human population numbers in the circumpolar regions. Sample Search I start my search with circumpolar population However, I...

Setting Up Your Surface Pro 3

If you have a new Surface Pro 3 here are some tips to get you started: Snap the Keyboard The key cover for the Surface Pro 3 has a powerful magnet. Simply place the bottom edge of the Surface Pro 3 near the hinge of the keyboard and it should snap right into place....
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