Many of us tend to be creatures of habit and have a certain of websites we use constantly throughout the day. In fact, some of us may never leave these websites.
Well, time to make your life easier by learning how you can use Google Chrome to automatically open a certain set of websites every time it starts up.
One word of warning, on a iMac, Macbook Pro, or Macbook Air, this only works if Google Chrome has been fully closed by using 'Quit.'
Even though many of us would not like to admit it, once in a while we could use the font size on websites a tad (or alot) bigger. Using Google Chrome this can be done quickly and without messing up the webpage.
Watch the tutorial below to see how you can adjust font sizes for many websites to make your web browsing just a tad easier for not only yourself, but also for students with vision impairments.
It isn't too often that I find a Chrome Extension and think, "where have you been all my life," but ruul. Screen ruler is one of those. This extension is a must for anyone who has moved themselves into a all cloud based computing solution.
I find that I do the majority of my graphic design and document creation online now and often have to eyeball align items. Well, no more using ruul! As an added bonus it also lets me quickly find the perfect size for a font. Check out the tutorial below to see this nifty extension in action.
They say a picture is worth a thousand words. Well, an animated picture with text must be worth like, um, 2,750 words!PowToon makes creating animated videos unbelievably easy and makes them look good. We are talking like high quality designer good.
PowToon can help you or your students create videos that allow them to share their ideas with their classmates and peers. Getting students into PowToon is made easy by its integration into Google Drive. Students can manage their PowToons and log into the website using the Google Apps accounts. Oh, did I mention it is also free!
Check out the video below for an example I made describing the Greek Gods. PowToon can also be used as a great creative writing assignment. In the end this is a great tool to add to your presentation arsenal and can allow students to show off some amazing ingenuity!
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