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Blurs and image effects

For those blessed few who have access to Adobe Photoshop – you are probably already aware of gaussian blurs and motion blurs.  In fact, you probably use them regularly!   291 more words

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Microsoft's Office for iPad Gets Major Update With New Features

A major update was recently released for the Microsoft Office on Apple’s iPad, which includes Excel, PowerPoint, and Word. In all three programs, users can now export files as PDFs along with a slew of new additions. 83 more words

PowerPoint Planning Tips and Emergency Tips for Toastmasters

PowerPoint Emergency Planning Tips:

  • Plan for the worst and have a backup plan.
  • Be prepared to give the presentation sans slides.
  • Save multiple copies of the presentation: on your laptop, on a zip drive and email it to yourself.
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Made to stick

Once again I saw an amazing SlideShare in my feed this morning!  I have to say that since LinkedIn took over SlideShare, the content has improved dramatically! 74 more words

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Collaboration in PowerPoint Presentations

Do you know that there are two ways to collaborate with others on your presentation using PowerPoint? Emailing each other about updates and edits on your presentation can get pretty confusing fast because it’s hard to keep track of the latest changes. 122 more words


Spotlight part of a picture with PowerPoint’s slide-background-fill [Video, part 2]

Do you want to highlight part of a photo or screenshot (or other picture) as though you’ve shone a spotlight on it? In this post, you’ll see just how to do that, with the 2nd in a short series of videos on using PowerPoint’s… 129 more words


Instructional Move 4: Close Reading

Three years ago, as I started my first work around close reading, Google searches revealed almost nothing. There were a couple of videos and some books but none of these were created specifically for a K-12 audience. 321 more words

Close Reading