The Hemingway Editor is a nifty little web based app (there is also a desktop version too) that can help you or your students with any text-based assignment. You simply copy and paste a passage of text into the web page and the app gives you a score based on the readability of your passage.… Continue reading #376 Hemingway Editor: Make your writing bold and clear
Now that you know what a browser is, this short video will how you how to refresh those browsers. This is especially useful when you’re creating online resources and you can’t view your changes immediately, sometimes you just need to hit the refresh button. Watch how to here… Your Browser How to… Continue reading #189 How to refresh your browser
Here are a few handy shortcuts that you should definitely try on your PC. They work in Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome. Ctrl +T is already one of my firm favourites, but I think some of these will come in handy in the future… Ctrl + L – Highlights text in the… Continue reading #181 Handy browser keyboard shortcuts for your PC
Using a web browser is how you access the web on your computer to visit websites, check your email and watch funny cats on YouTube. You will be using a web browser to read this post. However, if I asked you right now, would you be able to tell me which browser you are using?… Continue reading #173 What is a Browser?
Easelly is a great free web 2 (and iPad app) that allows you to create stunning infographics and other visual ideas. There’s 1000’s of templates and images for you to use. It’s a sure way to impress and to make a picture say a thousand words. Featured image By Intel Free Press [CC BY 2.0],… Continue reading #163 Infographics and Visual Ideas with Easelly
Diigo is a great tool for research. It allows you to bookmark and tag pages and share with groups. One of the best features is the ability to highlight a web page and add sticky notes. Once you’ve created yourself a free account, download the Diigo extension to your chosen browser to start curating. Watch how to here…… Continue reading #104 Getting started with Diigo: Adding an extension to your browser