Google recently made it possible to insert videos into Google Slides without the need to host your videos on YouTube. You can now simply upload a video to Google Drive then insert it into any of your Google Slides presentations. If you would like detailed How To instructions watch the video above or click here to watch the 2 minute video via Free Technology for Teachers by Richard Byrne.
Did you know that you can delete some of the pre-loaded Apple apps on the iPhone or iPad? If there are some on your device that you never use and would like to get rid of follow these steps:
How to delete a pre-installed Apple app:
• Open a folder or locate an Apple app you want to delete
• Push down lightly on the app icon until it starts to dance.
• Tap the small x icon that appears on the top left.
• Tap Remove.
iPad or iPhone – Use the do not disturb feature. This will silence notifications on your device so you can work distraction free.
Laptop – Close all apps. Turn off all notifications. Only use one app at time.
Extra Challenge – To give yourself larger blocks of time to focus. Check email only 2 or 3 times a day.
What works for you? Let us know in the comments.
View two Safari tabs on the same screen on an iPad running iOS 10. See below for 4 ways to do it courtesy of Tony Vincent.
Curious about what supplies are in Spark? Or want some ideas for projects? Jennifer Zacharis has created a great document “Makerspace Supplies and Potential Projects” with all the details.
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Use SafeShare.TV – paste a YouTube link into SafeShare.TV and get a new safe link to share with students. This is a great tool that can help prevent distractions when you share a YouTube link with students.