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Smarter Image Searching – Five Ways

We all love having beautiful images to enhance our documents. But how often do your students (or you) just jump into Google and grab the prettiest image they see in a search? This blog will show you five easy ways you can share with your students to make sure they are getting gorgeous images that they can feel confident they are using legally.

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Screen Recordings: 3 Good Reasons You Should be Using Them

Over the past year education methods have undergone a radical transformation thanks to Covid. Overnight (quite literally!), many teachers were forced to radically change the way they delivered the curriculum.  Without the luxury of face to face contact, teachers had to find new ways to connect with students and new

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Tailor Made Learning Unpacked

Without careful consideration tailoring learning for every single one of your students could land you in one huge mess! Multiple submissions in countless formats, submitted by hand, digitally, by fax . . . overwhelming for sure! While the idea of designing tailor made learning for your students may seem like

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How to quickly find an email in Microsoft Outlook

It’s so easy to waste time digging through folders and scrolling through search results trying to find that email that you just know is hidden somewhere. In this blog post, I’ll explain how the Outlook search feature works and how you can use it to quickly find the email you are looking for.

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A Different Look At Goal Setting

As we kick off a new year I though I would share a video that challenges the norm about what is generally taught about goal setting. But before we do that let me just say Happy New Year!  A few readers who regularly follow this blog have sent me emails

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Collaborative Goal Setting

Education is a demanding and complex occupation and educators can often be time poor so at the forefront of my mind when supporting a school is the importance of clarity and cohesion. These two keys elements in supporting empowering change are summed up nicely by one of my favourite Māori quotes, ‘He waka eke noa, We’re all in this together’

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Screen Recordings: 3 Good Reasons You Should be Using Them

Over the past year education methods have undergone a radical transformation thanks to Covid. Overnight (quite literally!), many teachers were forced to radically change the way they delivered the curriculum.  Without the luxury of face to face contact, teachers had to find new ways to connect with students and new

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Tailor Made Learning Unpacked

Without careful consideration tailoring learning for every single one of your students could land you in one huge mess! Multiple submissions in countless formats, submitted by hand, digitally, by fax . . . overwhelming for sure! While the idea of designing tailor made learning for your students may seem like

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Multiple Users in Google Chrome

In this post, you will learn how to manage multiple Google account. You’ll discover the best way to be simultaneously logged into all your accounts without confusion and frustration.

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Screen Recordings: 3 Good Reasons You Should be Using Them

Over the past year education methods have undergone a radical transformation thanks to Covid. Overnight (quite literally!), many teachers were forced to radically change the way they delivered the curriculum.  Without the luxury of face to face contact, teachers had to find new ways to connect with students and new

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Tailor Made Learning Unpacked

Without careful consideration tailoring learning for every single one of your students could land you in one huge mess! Multiple submissions in countless formats, submitted by hand, digitally, by fax . . . overwhelming for sure! While the idea of designing tailor made learning for your students may seem like

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How to blur faces in YouTube videos

YouTube has an in-built editing tool which lets you quickly and easily blur faces in your videos. This is really useful if you have a video which includes students or colleagues who have not given permission for their image to be put online. Or for those times when a stranger is behaving oddly in the background of your video! You can choose to automatically blur all faces, or just blur selected faces/sections of the video.

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How to easily remove the background of a photo

A question we often get asked is how can the background of a photo be removed to create a png image.
Until recently the answer involved a few steps and sometimes quite a bit of fiddling around. Now – if you are connected to the internet – the answer has become a whole lot easier.

Watch the video below to see how simple the process can now be.

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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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Screen Recordings: 3 Good Reasons You Should be Using Them

Over the past year education methods have undergone a radical transformation thanks to Covid. Overnight (quite literally!), many teachers were forced to radically change the way they delivered the curriculum.  Without the luxury of face to face contact, teachers had to find new ways to connect with students and new

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Tailor Made Learning Unpacked

Without careful consideration tailoring learning for every single one of your students could land you in one huge mess! Multiple submissions in countless formats, submitted by hand, digitally, by fax . . . overwhelming for sure! While the idea of designing tailor made learning for your students may seem like

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