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How to start up and shut down a computer
Microsoft Windows

How to start up and shut down a computer

Those first few steps towards using a computer can be daunting. I conduct lots of training teaching people some of the fundamental computer skills needed to confidently operate a computer. …

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Microsoft PowerPoint

Morph and Zoom in PowerPoint

If you haven’t seen the new morph function in PowerPoint yet then you are in for some fun. I wrote about Morph in PowerPoint on my business website in mid …

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How to create a poll using Forms in Outlook
Microsoft Forms

How to create a poll using Forms in Outlook

Did you know you can create a quick poll using Microsoft Forms all from the comfort of Outlook? Yep that’s right, you don’t need to specifically create the form in …

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Using the Snipping Tool in Windows 10
Microsoft Windows

Using the Snipping Tool in Windows 10

The snipping tool in Windows 10 is often one of those unknown apps which can be extremely useful for many users. I spend a lot of time on my computer …

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Conditional Formatting in Outlook
Microsoft Outlook

Conditional Formatting in Outlook

Many users have discovered the amazing conditional formatting functions available in Excel, but not many know that you can also use conditional formatting in Outlook. This feature allows you to …

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How to copy text from a picture into OneNote
Microsoft OneNote

How to extract text from a picture in OneNote

One of the hidden gems of using OneNote is the ability to extract text from an image and have it converted into editable text. The process is actually referred to …

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How to create a "Choose your own adventure" storybook in PowerPoint
Microsoft PowerPoint

How to create a “Choose your own adventure” storybook in PowerPoint

Over my years providing professional development for teachers, I’ve had the opportunity to show participants the variety of ways we can use PowerPoint to engage students. One fun exercise is …

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How to share audio during a Teams meeting
Microsoft Teams

How to share audio during a Teams meeting

Why are participants unable to hear audio when sharing a video in a Teams meeting? When conducting a Teams meeting and sharing a video you may run into the issue …

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How to create a Pivot Table in Excel
Microsoft Excel

How to create a Pivot Table in Excel

Learning how to create a Pivot Table in Excel is one of the most useful skills you can have when working with large amounts of data. A pivot table allows …

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Create multiple-choice questions in a Microsoft Form
Microsoft Forms

Create multiple-choice questions in a Microsoft Form

Microsoft Forms allows you to create a wide variety of different question types. These question types let you customise the way in which your readers will be able to answer …

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How to dictate a document in Word
Microsoft Word

How to dictate in Word

The Dictate function in Word allows you to use speech-to-text functions to create content using your microphone.  Learning how to dictate in Word will provide a quick and easy way …

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How to convert text to date format in Excel
Microsoft Excel

How to convert text to date format in Excel

Last week I received an SOS from a good friend. She had data that was exported from an LMS and being used for analysis within Excel. A particular column contained …

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How to customise the Title card in Sway
Microsoft Sway

How to customise the Title card in Sway

Microsoft Sway allows you to easily create digital stories which can be shared with other users. The Title card in Sway is used in a similar way that we would …

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How to join a team in Microsoft Teams
Microsoft Teams

How to join a team in Microsoft Teams

Are you unsure how to join a team in Microsoft Teams? When we start using new programs it can be a bit daunting. One of the first things you may …

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How to print data on one page in Excel
Microsoft Excel

How to print data on one page in Excel

I’ve run a lot of Excel training. One of the most common questions is “How do I print onto one page in Excel?”. The idea sounds simple, doesn’t it? I …

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How to use Immersive Reader in Microsoft Edge
Microsoft Windows

How to use Immersive Reader in Microsoft Edge

If you have had a moment to look around this website you may have already discovered my article outlining how to use Immersive Reader in OneNote. This amazing tool uses …

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Understanding the Microsoft Sway Storyline
Microsoft Sway

Understanding the Microsoft Sway Storyline

As with any new program, the first time we open an application can feel a bit overwhelming. In this article, I’d like to explain the Microsoft Sway Storyline and how …

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How to create a new notebook in OneNote
Microsoft OneNote

How to create a new Notebook in OneNote

If you are new to OneNote then you are likely wondering how you can create new notebooks for you to store information. Personally, I have around 15 different notebook files …

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How to recall an email in Outlook
Microsoft Outlook

How to recall email in Outlook

There comes a time when inevitably we send an email which was either to the wrong person OR was sent before we actually finished writing it. It happens to the …

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How to create a team in Microsoft Teams
Microsoft Teams

How to create a team in Microsoft Teams

If you are new to using Microsoft Teams then you are probably wanting to learn how to get started. You may find that your IT administrator has already created some …

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How to add a header and footer to a document in Word
Microsoft Word

Add a header and footer to a Word document

When working with long documents you will need to add a header and footer section. The header and footer in Word allows you to add information to the top and …

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The Best Keyword Shortcuts for OneNote
Microsoft OneNote

The best OneNote keyboard shortcuts

Regardless of the program you are using, we all want to make sure we are being productive with our time. Using OneNote keyboard shortcuts is the perfect way to improve …

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How to convert PowerPoint to Microsoft Sway
Microsoft PowerPoint

How to convert PowerPoint to Microsoft Sway

There is no doubt that Microsoft Sway is a fun program to create engaging presentations or Sways. But the thought of converting all your existing content into a Microsoft Sway …

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How to add Seesaw into Microsoft Teams
Microsoft Teams

How to add Seesaw into Microsoft Teams

With many schools having to transition to online learning, teachers need to find ways to integrate the technology they use within the classroom, with the tools they have available for …

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