Have you ever come to a webpage and not been able to find the thing that you're looking for on the particular page? You know the thing you're looking for is there, but you just can't locate it. Well, here's a quick tip for finding things on webpages: Control-F. For any particular webpage, you can press down the Control key, then F, to open up a search box for that … [Read more...] about How to Find Stuff Fast on Webpages
If you're new to Twitter, you might not be familiar with hashtags and how they work. Twitter hashtags are a grass-roots system that users have created to organize Twitter content around topics. This allows people to quickly search for Twitter topics that interest them. A hashtag is simply a word or short phrase with the number symbol in front of it. For example: … [Read more...] about What’s a Twitter Hashtag?
There are often multiple ways to accomplish a single task while working on a computer. Over time, users build up habits of doing particular tasks without realizing that there are more efficient ways of executing that same task. Copying and pasting text is a common place where I'll see this happen. When working with teachers in a tech setting, I'll see them repeatedly go up to … [Read more...] about Keyboard Shortcut ABCs
As more and more of teachers and students create videos for use in education, it becomes more important to create videos with a professional flair to them. One of the easiest ways to brand yourself as a newbie is to shoot Vertical Video. Here, in a short 3-minute public service announcement from gloveandboots, is everything you need to know about Vertical Video Syndrome and how … [Read more...] about What is Vertical Video Syndrome? How Do I Avoid it?
Using this keyboard shortcut (shift+z) in Google Drive allows you to add the same document/folder into multiple locations. This is helpful if you have shared folders with different groups of people and some (but not all) documents are commonly used across groups. NOTE: If you remove the document from any of the locations, the document is removed from all locations. … [Read more...] about Google Drive: Add Documents to Multiple Folders