Category Archives: Productivity

Two more online clipboards worth knowing about

Since I move around a lot of different campuses and venues, I talk to a lot of groups that I want to give links to so they can see online resources I have created or want to share with them.  … Continue reading

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Youtube uploading can choke your internet

Ever find at home that the internet becomes very slow suddenly and for no apparent reason? You guess someone is downloading a movie but no one is. Someone is uploading to Youtube, but that should be okay as it doesn’t … Continue reading

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Even digital natives need help from teachers at times

Just because students look really switched on and masters of their digital world doesn’t mean they can effortlessly adapt to a new app or online program. Teachers can’t assume too much digital expertise and will need to build in the … Continue reading

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Reduce long urls to a click

View this video to see how you can use justpaste.it to reduce a long url to a clickable one. Great for mLearning on phones and tablets. In short: Copy a web link from a website. Go to justpaste.it Write a … Continue reading

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Turn webpages into PDFs

You can use the Print function in Windows to save a webpage as a PDF – but the end result can be quite disappointing with some words missing and formatting all over the place. A better option is to use … Continue reading

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Capture webpages beyond the screen

I love the Snipping Tool that MS Windows supplies. Just select the part of the screen you want to capture, highlight the part you need to, then press the email icon and send it on to the person needing it. … Continue reading

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Quizizz – more versatile than Quizlet Live or Kahoot

Quizlet Live and Kahoot are great for generating fun quizzes for use in the classroom However, with those quizzes, if you have students that are absent for any reason, they won’t be able to participate and share the same challenge … Continue reading

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Linoit.com for daily Productivity

I confess I rarely use my wall calendar. I occasionally have bursts of energy and start filling in the calendar, but the main reason I buy a calendar is for the monthly pictures more than the reminder function! I need … Continue reading

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Productivity vs Procrastination

Ironic, isn’t it. In December I had planned to write a blog post in January with tips about boosting productivity. There followed my longest period of NOT blogging!! It is now 22nd April and this is my first blog post … Continue reading

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