Weekly post #49 – .new, using Padlet Mini and how font choice impacts reading accessibility

Create a new Google Calendar event

.new Not new but this could improve your ninja like Google Workspace skills. Type doc.new into the Chrome ‘Omnibox’ and a new Google Doc will open ready for you to start using. Type sheet.new and guess what… a new Google Sheet is created. cal.new or meeting.new opens a new Google Calendar event. Other terms that … Read more

Weekly post #48 – The four apps that everybody needs

The four apps that everybody needs

I am not sure where I came across this approach first → You should have four apps, one from each of the following areas: calendar, task manager, notes and read it later. This approach should help you be more (digitally) productive. You could use less than four as there are some really useful apps that … Read more

Top 10 digital tips to make you better at being a student

Top 10 digital tips to make you better at being a student

Created to support a presentation being given as part of the Y12/DP1 Core session at International School of Geneva – Campus des Nations. A notebook works but there is also a huge range of digital tools to organise what you need to get done. Most of these platforms are based upon the need to ‘capture’ … Read more

6 ways to help students be more productive by using Google Keep

Google Geep

Google Keep is Google’s note-taking service and part of you and your student’s G Suite. It has been around since 2013. Google continues to add new features to this commonly overlooked app. Now is the time to give it another look and help students to integrate it into their digital toolbox. To find Google Keep … Read more