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#619 Microsoft OneNote: Adding content to sections

In this series of OneNote and Class Notebook videos we look at how to add content and pages. Additionally we look at how to embed PDF documents within pages.

Audience response system · Classroom technology · Digital collaboration · Distance Learning · Moodle use, organisation and content · Top tip

#618 Display a Mentimeter Word Cloud in your VLE

If you want to add an interactive Word Cloud to your VLE, you can use Mentimeter to do this. The Word Cloud will be embedded in your course and students will be able to submit entries at any time when the ‘Audience pace’ setting is selected. Mentimeter is free to create an account. Watch this… Continue reading #618 Display a Mentimeter Word Cloud in your VLE

Accessibility · Communication / Collaboration · Digital communication · Google Chrome · Video

#617 Video missing some captions? Google’s Instant Caption will help!

If you are watching a video and the captions are missing, worry not, Google have added a nifty new feature to it’s Chrome browser called instant caption. When you have it enabled, it automatically recognises that a video is playing and will start to caption it. I find this is useful for Twitter, as I… Continue reading #617 Video missing some captions? Google’s Instant Caption will help!

#1minuteCPD · Google Docs

#616 List of URLS to individual QR codes in Google Sheets

So we have a list of 616 web links that we need to make more accessible to users via QR codes. That would take ages with a QR code generator. With this google sheets tip you can create individual QR codes for all your links in the time it tales for you to drag a… Continue reading #616 List of URLS to individual QR codes in Google Sheets

#1minuteCPD · Digital creation · Timesavers

#615 Canva: quickly add a QR code to your design

In #610 we shared how you can quickly add a Pixabay image to your design, which has saved me SO much time. I was delighted to find out that you can add a QR code just as easily! Watch the video to find out how. Featured image: CCO from Pixabay https://pixabay.com/illustrations/hands-smartphone-barcodes-qr-1167612/

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#614 Setting up your Class NoteBook

In this video we go through the process of setting up your class notebook I’d really recommend downloading the OneNote for Windows 10 application which is available here: https://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/p/onenote-for-windows-10/9wzdncrfhvjl?activetab=pivot:overviewtab

Digital collaboration · Digital participation · Distance Learning · Top tip · Video

#613 Watch together with Watch2Gether

Watch2Gether is a great way to organise a watch party for learners. Watch2Gether is described as ‘a social video website that allows you to watch videos and other content in-sync with others‘ and is free. Here’s how to get started… This is a great way to build a sense of community online for learners especially as… Continue reading #613 Watch together with Watch2Gether

Classroom technology · ICT proficiency · Teams · Top tip

#612 Toggle Presenter View on and off in MS Teams

You may have recently noticed that when you upload your presentations to MS Teams, the default is to show in the new Presenter View. This has lots of advantages, as you can view your notes and see which slides are coming next….however if you are a Windows user and you would prefer not to use… Continue reading #612 Toggle Presenter View on and off in MS Teams

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#611 Otter.ai [2/2]: Smartphone app

Otter.ai has a smartphone app. that you can use in conjunction with the online account. It enables you to quickly use your phone to capture audio which is automatically transcribed. Really useful for quick interviews or research pieces. The audio is synced to the transcribed text allowing you to quickly edit and correct any transcription… Continue reading #611 Otter.ai [2/2]: Smartphone app

#1minuteCPD · Copyright · Digital creation · Digital creation, innovation and scholarship (creative production) · Images · Media literacy

#610 Canva: quickly add Pixabay images to your design

I absolutely love Canva, but it’s difficult at times to find an image for a design without it having a cost associated, or needing to look at other image search engines. In #559 we introduced Pixabay, which is a great site for royalty and cost free images. Now you search for Pixabay images directly within… Continue reading #610 Canva: quickly add Pixabay images to your design