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Organise your files with the Google Drive Priority page

When I ask people what their biggest frustration with Google Drive is, the overwhelming response is always ‘keeping it organised!’. That’s why I am so excited about Google Drive’s Priority page. In this blog post, I’ll explain what it does, how it can keep you focused and efficient and how you can use Workspaces to organise the files you use the most.

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Extract text from images

Extract text from images

How often have you gone to use an older resource that is still relevant to the current learning in your classroom programme – but the effort to retype it and be able to use it digitally is just too much? Well, now there’s an easy solution. Simply take a photo of it and extract the text using Google Keep.

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3 ways technology impacts students ability to think

Technology can both enhance and inhibit the THINKING process of a student. As technology becomes more advanced, students are able to find answers and reach conclusions faster, but is this at the expense learning to think? In this article we examine 3 ways in which technology can dumb down the thinking process, and what we can do to counteract this.

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Improve your organisation and efficiency with Google Keep

Haven’t tried out Google Keep yet? Only using it for the basics? The capabilities of this awesome tool to improve organisation and efficiency make it a personal favourite of mine. Google Keep allows you to capture your thoughts in multiple ways, sort them, share them and search through them with ease.

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Using Markup and annotation in iOS

Using Markup and annotation in iOS

With more documentation being digital, occasionally the need arises to be able to add notes or sign a PDF. Previously this involved printing the document, signing it, uploading it and then scanning it before sending it. Markup solves this problem and can be used easily on an iPad or iPhone.

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Infographic: The Rapid Growth of Google Apps For Education

For those of you who like infographics, here is an interesting infographic showing the rapid growth of Google Apps for Education: The infographic was created a few months ago.  Since then, the Malaysian Government have signed up every school student and teacher to Google Apps, as have many other school

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How to check for plagiarism

With a lot more students using the internet as their main research tool many teachers have been asking about how to check plagiarism. There are many different plagiarism checkers out there but the one that I have found to be the best free option is plagiarismchecker.com When I introduced this

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UTB Newsletter 2020 – Issue 8

Welcome to August…Yikes! I trust that wherever you find yourself, regardless of whether it is in lockdown like our Victorian trainers, holidays for those in the Northern Hemisphere, or in the classroom, that you are feeling inspired and energised.

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