ED TECH TIPS

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TIP #1: The Extended Display on Your Laptop

Have you ever wanted to be able to project information for your students and still use your computer for a teacher function, like taking attendance, simultaneously without your students viewing what you’re doing? This is a simple fix.


Use the keystroke Windows Button + P. Those two buttons will allow you to quickly access your display settings. If you select ‘Extended Display’ you turn your computer into two screens. The first screen is your laptop’s display, which allows you to take care of necessary functions, like on-the-spot grading and attendance. Your projector will display the second screen, or extended display. Drag presentations, documents to view, or browser into that window for your students to see.

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TIP #2: ctrl + z

Have you ever caught a mistake while working on a digital project and noticed there was no Undo button? All is not lost. There's still a workaround. Ctrl + Z . Use it in almost any application to erase your mistakes. Poof! Gone! Like they never happened. Below you'll find a link for an activity you can try with your students.
Google Slides Activity

Allow your students to master the Ctrl + Z shortcuts while working to complete a project tied to your objectives. I'd love to help you try this out with your students.

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