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10 YouTube URL Tricks You Should Know About

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YouTube is the premier online video site with a staggering number of videos. These URL tricks can help you get more out of the service with minimal effort.
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Learning and Teaching in the Digital Age
Articles, videos, and how-to guides exploring digital tools (especially GAFE and iPads) for a 21st century classroom.
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Create Fillable Text Boxes in Google Docs - BetterCloud Monitor

Create Fillable Text Boxes in Google Docs - BetterCloud Monitor | Learning and Teaching in the Digital Age | Scoop.it
If you’ve ever tried to make a worksheet or form in Google Docs, you’ve probably created lines for people to enter their information on. But when people fill it out, it leaves information floating between underscores. We’ll show you how to create fillable text boxes in Docs so that people can neatly and easily enter in their information.
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20 YouTube Tricks, Hacks & Features You'll Want to Know About

20 YouTube Tricks, Hacks & Features You'll Want to Know About | Learning and Teaching in the Digital Age | Scoop.it
To help you make the most out of YouTube, we've put together a list of the lesser-known hacks, tips, and features YouTube has to offer.
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10 YouTube URL Tricks You Should Know About

10 YouTube URL Tricks You Should Know About | Learning and Teaching in the Digital Age | Scoop.it
YouTube is the premier online video site with a staggering number of videos. These URL tricks can help you get more out of the service with minimal effort.
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How to Edit a PDF File Using Word - BetterCloud Monitor

How to Edit a PDF File Using Word - BetterCloud Monitor | Learning and Teaching in the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Editing PDF files can be a major hassle. But here’s a simple trick for editing them–and all you need is Microsoft Word.
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Improve Your Google Account Security: A Complete Guide to Connected Apps

Improve Your Google Account Security: A Complete Guide to Connected Apps | Learning and Teaching in the Digital Age | Scoop.it
How many apps are connected to your Google account? How many of those apps have full access to your Google account? If you don't know, you should.
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Use Google Drive to Fill Out PDF Forms

If you don’t have the right software, filling out PDF forms on your computer can be a frustrating experience. Luckily, this (free) trick using Google Drive makes filling out PDF forms a breeze.
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New & Improved Voice Typing Commands in Google Docs - BetterCloud Monitor

You might have known that you can use your voice to type in Google Docs, but now there are some new and improved features. You can now specify text color, highlight text, add links, insert comments, and switch to a column layout–just by using your voice.
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Creating Interactive Images with Google Drawing

In this tutorial, I will be explaining how to transform your Google Drawings into interactive images!
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6 Ways to Become a Google Slides Pro - BetterCloud Monitor

Are you a Google Slides master? If you’re not there yet, have no fear. Once you take advantage of these useful features, tricks, and shortcuts, you’ll be a Slides expert in no time.
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How to Use the Google Docs Outline Tool - BetterCloud Monitor

The new outline tool in Google Docs makes navigating through a lengthy document easy as one click. This feature was recently announced to help users manage and move throughout long document
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Add a Table of Contents to a Google Doc

Add a Table of Contents to a Google Doc | Learning and Teaching in the Digital Age | Scoop.it
This video explains how to add a table of contents to a Google Doc by changing the specified text to “headlines” and then inserting a Table of Contents, which automatically create
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14 copyright essentials teachers and students must know

14 copyright essentials teachers and students must know | Learning and Teaching in the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Using copyrighted material incorrectly can land teachers and students in hot water. Here's what you need to know to stay safe.
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10 steps to creating the perfect infographic

10 steps to creating the perfect infographic | Learning and Teaching in the Digital Age | Scoop.it
While the term 'infographic' is a relatively new one, the concept of displaying information in a graphical format has been around for a long, long time. For thousands of years humans have attempted to explain the world around them through visual means - from 30,000-year-old cave paintings, the striking use of simple iconography to tell complex stories in ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs, or the evolution of Chinese script, to the very first examples of cartography and the bar chart.
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4 hidden settings to make Chrome for Android even better

Supercharge your Android phone's Chrome browser with these powerful yet out-of-sight options.
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66 Ways to Protect Your Privacy Right Now

66 Ways to Protect Your Privacy Right Now | Learning and Teaching in the Digital Age | Scoop.it
There’s plenty you can do to protect your privacy and prevent hackers and intrusive companies from capturing your data. Consumer Reports brings you easy, effective solutions.
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24 Google Doc Hacks to Make Your Life Easier Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

24 Google Doc Hacks to Make Your Life Easier Infographic - e-Learning Infographics | Learning and Teaching in the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Here is an infographic featuring a list of 24 Google Doc hacks and tips to help you tap into the full potential of this web application.
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How to Add Google Drive Files to Dropbox - BetterCloud Monitor

How to Add Google Drive Files to Dropbox - BetterCloud Monitor | Learning and Teaching in the Digital Age | Scoop.it
If you want to add Google Drive files to Dropbox, there’s a simple way to do it–one that doesn’t involve the hassle and inconvenience of messy file conversions. This ca
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How to Embed Charts from Google Sheets in Slides and Docs (And Update Them with One Click) - BetterCloud Monitor

You might use the same chart in multiple documents and presentations in G Suite. But if that chart changes, it can be very time-consuming to replace it in each and ever
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An Easy Way to Color Code and Organize Ideas in a Google Doc

This is a great way to highlight and color code specific ideas in Google Docs and then export them to another document, so that your ideas are all instantly and neatly organized for you.
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Crop, Rotate and Add Borders to Images in Google Docs - BetterCloud Monitor

After bringing basic image editing to Google Slides and Drawings, the Google Drive team has also added the same tools to Google Docs. This, once again, means that if yo
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Split Names Into Two Columns in Google Sheets - BetterCloud Monitor

Just highlight the selection and click split! The add on can even separate middle names, titles, and suffixes.
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Making the Most of Google Classroom’s New Calendar Integration

It’s been a week or so since Google Classroom’s new calendar integration rolled out, and I’ve played with the features extensively
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The Best Note Taking Apps for Students

The Best Note Taking Apps for Students | Learning and Teaching in the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Whether you’re in high school or college, you spend a lot of time taking notes. You have several excellent options for doing so, and which works best for you depends a lot on your note taking style. It’s best to pick software and stick to it so you don’t to worry about moving stuff around later. Here’s how to make the right choice from the outset.
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How to create media-rich, interactive maps for deeper learning

How to create media-rich, interactive maps for deeper learning | Learning and Teaching in the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Google MyMaps lets students create maps with custom-pinned location. The magic, though, is in what you put in those pins.
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20 ways to create classroom pizzazz with Piktochart

20 ways to create classroom pizzazz with Piktochart | Learning and Teaching in the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Piktochart makes creating infographics and visuals easy -- and it's free! There are so many ways to add it to class, too.
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