A Few Tricks for Filling Out a Form

You probably have to fill out a lot of online forms. Here are a few tricks to make it easier. Tab Do not use the mouse to maneuver the form. After typing in your first name hit TAB. This should take you to the next field in your form. Get in the habit of selecting TAB...

Google Tip: Super Easy Classroom Timer

As teachers we frequently need a timer. Google makes this super easy. Type Timer In the Omnibox of Google Chrome type in the word “timer.” Typing the word “timer” into the Google search box will launch a timer. Click on the Timer The default...

One Link: Keeping Students on the Same Page

Previously I had blogged about how to keep your webpage fresh by using Google Slides presentation. The idea is that instead of having to update your webpage everyday, you can simply update the Google presentation that is embedded on your webpage. The webpage will...

Handy Tip: Inserting Into a Text Document

  Whenever I start a new text document or blog post the first thing I do is press enter several times. About half a page worth. Preserves Formatting The first thing this does is to ensure that my document is all the same font size and style throughout the document....

Click the Logo

On almost every website there is a logo or title at the top of the page. Usually this is in the upper left hand corner. Clicking on the site logo or title will typically return you to the homepage. Take for example the Amazon website, if you want to get back to the...

Managing Browser Tabs

Tabbed Browsing As a teacher we frequently need to multi-task what we are doing on the internet. We need a tab open for our email, the gradebook, Google and any other projects we are working on. Frequently I am going back and forth between two particular tabs. Pull a...
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