Communication / Collaboration · Digital communication · Digital participation · Teams

#665 How to quote a message in your reply during a Teams meeting

The chat in Teams meetings can move on quickly, and your reply may get lost as the chat moves on a pace. One way to help with this, is to use the reply function in Teams. This then adds a quote of the message you are replying to and helps prevent your message getting lost… Continue reading #665 How to quote a message in your reply during a Teams meeting

Audience response system · Classroom technology · Digital participation

#657 Untether yourself from your desk during your Menti presentations!

If you are using Mentimeter to deliver your presentation and interactive polls and quizzes, then you can use their Mentimote presentation tool via your smartphone as a remote control. This neat feature means you can quickly change the display of results, open and close polling, set up cross tab analysis on the fly (Menti calls… Continue reading #657 Untether yourself from your desk during your Menti presentations!

#1minuteCPD · Digital participation · Google · ICT proficiency · Information literacy · Search Engine · Searching Skills

#652 Google search tips

Most of us use Google every day as part of our web searches and research. Many of us have only scratched the surface of the search engine’s capability. Here we will look at possibly the first in a series of Google search tips/hacks to make your searching more efficient and refined. There are many useful… Continue reading #652 Google search tips

Audience response system · Classroom technology · Curation · Digital communication · Digital participation · Digital research and scholarship · Distance Learning · iPad

#633 Get organised with Well Sorted [3/3]: View the results

This is the third in the Well Sorted series. In this video, we will look at step 4, which is viewing the results… You can also view this Well Sorted playlist on YouTube for more detail on each step. Photo by Nick Fewings on Unsplash

#1minuteCPD · Assessment · Audience response system · Classroom technology · Digital collaboration · Digital communication · Digital communication, collaboration and participation (participating) · Digital participation · Formative assessment · Top tip

#632 Mentimeter is in the Team

A couple of weeks ago saw some new developments with Mentimeter. You can now add a Menti app directly into teams. The menti blog explains in detail HERE. Now you dont have to screen juggle in teams. You add the Mentimeter tab. Your audience click the Menti tab in the menu bar. Enter the code… Continue reading #632 Mentimeter is in the Team

Audience response system · Classroom technology · Curation · Digital communication · Digital participation · Digital research and scholarship · Distance Learning · iPad

#630 Get organised with Well Sorted [2/3]: Sorting ideas into themes

This is the second in the Well Sorted series. In this video, we will look at step 3, which is sorting ideas into themes… You can also view this Well Sorted playlist on YouTube for more detail on each step. Photo by Camille San Vicente on Unsplash

Audience response system · Classroom technology · Digital participation

#627 Got some short answer questions? Mentimeter might have the answer!

Mentimeter is a great audience response tool, with some really brilliant question types. It’s intuitive and easy to use and all the question types can be used in their free package. With a free licence, you get access to all Mentimeter’s question types, but you can only use three questions in each session. In this… Continue reading #627 Got some short answer questions? Mentimeter might have the answer!

Audience response system · Classroom technology · Curation · Digital communication · Digital participation · Digital research and scholarship · Distance Learning · iPad

#623 Get organised with Well Sorted [1/3]: Set up and add sorting options

Well Sorted is a free web-based tool to help you organise ideas into themes. The website suggests that the tool can be used to help set meeting agendas by letting attendees suggest ideas for discussion beforehand and then allowing the attendees to group the ideas into themes. It could also be used in teaching and… Continue reading #623 Get organised with Well Sorted [1/3]: Set up and add sorting options

Audience response system · Classroom technology · Digital participation · Timesavers

#622 Using Vevox? Send students a direct link to your session!

If you are using the Vevox polling tool, there’s a really quick and easy way to share a direct link to your session with your students. This means that all they need to do is click on the link and they are ready to respond, no need to enter the session ID! See the video… Continue reading #622 Using Vevox? Send students a direct link to your session!