#ios · Apple · Digital wellbeing

#379 Give yourself a Moment’s peace

Although smartphones have revolutionised how we work and socialise, there are times when we all need to unplug. Moment is an iOS app (not currently available for Android), which helps you to manage your screen time. It shows you how much time you are spending on your device, as well as providing tips and tools… Continue reading #379 Give yourself a Moment’s peace

Accessibility · Apple · Classroom technology · Digital communication · Top tip

#374 Use iOS to magnify your world!

The magnifier is a useful, but slightly hidden, accessibility feature in iOS. Once you have switched the magnifying tool on, you only need a triple click on the home button to launch it. One of the great things about this bit of tech, is that it doesn’t just magnify, but can be used to automatically… Continue reading #374 Use iOS to magnify your world!

Accessibility · PowerPoint · Top tip

#369 Worried your PowerPoints aren’t accessible? Get some help!

PowerPoint has an inbuilt tool to help make sure that your slides are optimised for people using screen readers. They also include a really helpful table which highlights some common mistakes that can make your slides inaccessible for people with disabilities.  If you’re also worried about your Word documents, the same feature can be found… Continue reading #369 Worried your PowerPoints aren’t accessible? Get some help!

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#367 … and we’re back, but not quite as you know us!

Welcome to 2018 and another year of 1minuteCPD! What are your new year’s resolutions? If it’s to improve your digital literacy and get more tech into your teaching, stick with us. Our aspirations are slightly different this time around, so instead of a daily tip,  we are aiming to round off our posts to a… Continue reading #367 … and we’re back, but not quite as you know us!

JISC: 6 elements of digital capability

#366 Congratulations! 6 hours and 6 minutes of CPD…

“It’s time to say goodbye, but I think goodbyes are sad and I’d much rather say hello. Hello to a new adventure.” Ernie Harwell So as we come to the end of our 1minuteCPD journey, we’d like to say an enormous THANK YOU to all who have been involved in our 1minuteCPD community. If you’ve… Continue reading #366 Congratulations! 6 hours and 6 minutes of CPD…

Digital research and scholarship · ICT proficiency · Word

#362 Cutting sections from Word? Spike them instead!

The spike feature is a little known function in Word, but enables you to keep all your cut items together (on an imaginary spike!) and then to be able to paste them all in one place. This is useful for when you are editing a document and want to do all your cutting at once,… Continue reading #362 Cutting sections from Word? Spike them instead!

Digital creation

#360 Merry Christmas! Elf Yourself

HO HO HO Merry Christmas from your 1minuteCPD team! Fancy something fun to play with whilst you wait for your dinner? Have a look at the most wonderful elf yourself… If you own a smartphone, you can also download the Elf Yourself app for free, and spend all day creating elfish videos. Fancy a giggle?… Continue reading #360 Merry Christmas! Elf Yourself