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#5MinuteReflection 9: Tools for remote working

Here are some 1 minute resources that might be useful over the coming weeks and months whilst the majority of us will be working from home. 1minuteCPD has 563 1 minute resources (and counting) that are fully categorised and searchable if you can’t find what you are looking for in this post.   Video conferencing… Continue reading #5MinuteReflection 9: Tools for remote working

AI Technology · Digital creation · Images · Top tip

#560 Pixlr X: Resize images quickly online

Pixlr X is a free and intuitive online image editing tool. We posted about this tool back in 2016, but it’s now even easier to use. There’s no steep learning curve, you don’t need any design experience and it is a fantastic alternative to Photoshop. This video shows you how to quickly resize an image… Continue reading #560 Pixlr X: Resize images quickly online

Digital creation · Video

#559 Pixabay: Free stock video footage and clips

As well as free, high-quality stock photos available for download on Pixabay, you can also download high-quality video from Pixabay too. This was perfect for me when I was creating a video on Camtasia. I could search for the video clip I wanted (a forest in my case) and download an MP4 to put into… Continue reading #559 Pixabay: Free stock video footage and clips

Communication / Collaboration · Digital communication · Information literacy · Timesavers · Top tip · Working with Data

#556 Dropbox Transfer

If you’ve used a service like WeTransfer before, you will be pleased to know that Dropbox now offers a similar service to send files you don’t need to collaborate on. The benefits of this service compared to sharing a file on Dropbox includes: You can see how many times file has been viewed / downloaded… Continue reading #556 Dropbox Transfer

Creative Commons · Digital creation · Images · Social Media · Social Media · Timesavers · Top tip

#553 Free pictures with Pexels

If you love Unsplash, then you are going to love Pexels too. Pexels is another stock photo website that provides high quality images for free! So what can you do with the photos on Pexles? All photos on Pexels are free to use. Attribution is not required. Giving credit to the photographer or Pexels is… Continue reading #553 Free pictures with Pexels

Accessibility · Classroom Technologies · Classroom technology · Curation · Digital participation · Padlet · Top tip

#549 Create an interactive world map with Padlet

Padlet is a firm favourite at 1minuteCPD HQ. Padlet is constantly reinventing itself and introducing new features. I discovered the Map wall the other day when I was looking for a way for students on an open-access course to post where they’re from. It is really simple to create and use and I am sure… Continue reading #549 Create an interactive world map with Padlet