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#365 Atom: A free text editor

This one is a late Christmas present from me to you! It may not be relevant to you all but I thought I would share this text editor software with you as it has been my lifesaver this year. Atom is a really and intuitive text editor that I have been using to create HTML… Continue reading #365 Atom: A free text editor

Classroom technology · Digital creation · Media literacy · Microsoft Office · PowerPoint · Timesavers · Working with Data

#364 Sway [8/8]: Create outline from Sway or Powerpoint

This is the final post in our Sway series. Do you like Sway so far? Why not leave a comment below? In this video we look at generating an outline in Sway either from a PowerPoint file or by adding a topic and letting Sway generate an outline for us.  Once Sway creates the outline we… Continue reading #364 Sway [8/8]: Create outline from Sway or Powerpoint

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#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

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#358 Sway [7/8]: Remix and Re-style

This video is the 7th in our Sway series and demonstrates how you can edit your Sway’s layout and style. You can adjust the look and feel and adapt the font. You can hit the magic button and trust in a sway “Mix” or adapt that if you’re not happy with the result. This video… Continue reading #358 Sway [7/8]: Remix and Re-style

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#357 Add a moving GIF image to your PowerPoint

In this post (inspired by a question by Kate Cuthbert), we explore how you can add moving images (known as GIFs) to your PowerPoint presentations. For example, this is a GIF: //giphy.com/embed/8snTnjI1qRApa via GIPHY GIFs can be a fun way to liven up your presentations. You can find lots of free ones on the internet,… Continue reading #357 Add a moving GIF image to your PowerPoint

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#356 Sway [6/8]: Adding image groups

This video is the 6th in our Sway series and demonstrates how you can set up slideshows or video galleries. Sway allows you easily to group content together and present it in a gallery. With just a few clicks you can have an image gallery in grid, deck or sweep style and have it on… Continue reading #356 Sway [6/8]: Adding image groups

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#349 Make a splash with Unsplash

We all love something for nothing, don’t we? Unsplash is a website full of free high-resolution photos: All photos published on Unsplash are licensed under Creative Commons Zero which means you can copy, modify, distribute and use the photos for free, including commercial purposes, without asking permission from or providing attribution to the photographer or… Continue reading #349 Make a splash with Unsplash