I love this tool. If you have the perfect image, but it has something on it that isn’t quite right, cleanup.picutures can seamlessly remove it for you in seconds, and fill in the background so it looks like it was never there in the first place. So easy to use, everyone can do it. Have… Continue reading #710 Need to remove something from an image? Try Cleanup.pictures
DALL.E is another tool from the same people who brought us ChatGPT, but this time it’s generating images. These can be drawings, 3D renders, paintings or paintings in the style of other artists or movements. It’s a fascinating tool to play with, and I warn you, can be a bit addictive. You get 50 free… Continue reading #707 Need an image of a Peacock drinking tea? Or anything else? DALL.E can help!
Open AI /Chat GPT has been in the news a lot recently, particularly with the implications that these enhanced chat bots could prove to be the death knell of the more traditional assessment methods. I’ve been playing with Chat GPT recently, it’s free to use and explore and gives you a sense of where the… Continue reading #705 Intrigued by the rise of AI? Have a play!
This is a great time saving tip for anyone who uses Excel. If you have a number of columns or rows which you’d like to be the same width as the contents of the cells, this nifty trick shows you how to resize them all in a couple of clicks.
If, like me, you frequently find yourself deleting emails when you simply want to mark them as unread, change your swipe commands! These quick steps show you how to change what swipe left and swipe right do in your Outlook email app. This video guide is for apple devices.
Menti have added a new guided breathing slide, which you can embed into your presentations. This would be a good one to include in any revision sessions or assessment briefings. Really easy to set up, take a look:
Menti have released a fun and innovated Spin the Wheel question type. You pop in your categories, spin the wheel and whatever it lands on is the winner. This is a fun way to explore revision topics, choices of activities or perhaps even who answers the question? Really easy to set up and use in… Continue reading #689 It’s time to spin that wheel! Add some chance to your presentations
Menti have recently released a traffic light question you can use to guage how your students are feeling about different topics. It’s a really nice visual, check it out!
We are big fans of Menti here at 1minutecpd HQ and the lovely people there have recently released a whole host of new slide types. The first one I want to share with you is the Drum rolll, this fun slide allows you to quickly and easily add a little bit of anticipation to your… Continue reading #681 Want to build anticipation? Add in a drumroll slide!
I recently discovered that you can use Microsoft Edge webbrowser to pin indivdual websites to your taskbar on a Windows machine. This means anything you access regularly online, for instance your VLE, you can pin to the taskbar for easy access. In this short video walkthrough I show you how to do this.