In these 169 tech-centric situations, you get an overview of pedagogy—the tech topics most important to your teaching—as well as practical strategies to address most classroom tech situations, how to scaffold these to learning, and where they provide the subtext to daily tech-infused education.
Today’s tip: Ten Best MS Word Tips
Category: MS Office, Problem-solving, Keyboarding
- Turn an Address into a Link–push the space bar after pasting in an internet address–that activates it (or push enter)
- What’s Today’s Date–press Shift+Alt+D in MS Word. Or, as you start typing the date, Word will populate it for you.
- Menu command is grayed out–push escape four times (you’re probably in something you don’t know you are). This works 90% of the time
- How to Undelete–push Ctrl+Z
- #109: MS Word Skills Assessment for Grades 3-8
- Dear Otto: How do I set the default font on MS Word
- Tech Tip #37: My MS Word Toolbar Disappeared
- Tech Tip #20: How to Add an MS Word Link
- MS Word for Grades 2-5
- #45: How to Use MS Word to Teach Geography
- Easy Photo Editing in MS Word
- Tech Tip #98: Speed up MS Office with Quick Access Toolbar
- Tech Tip #24: How to Open A New Word Doc Without the Program
- Tech Tip #102: Doc Saved Over? Try This
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Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-18 technology for 30 years. She is the editor/author of over a hundred tech ed resources including a K-12 technology curriculum, K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum. She is an adjunct professor in tech ed, Master Teacher, webmaster for four blogs, an Amazon Vine Voice, CSTA presentation reviewer, freelance journalist on tech ed topics, contributor to NEA Today, and author of the tech thrillers, To Hunt a Sub and Twenty-four Days. You can find her resources at Structured Learning.