Entries by Will Taylor

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Adobe Acrobat Chrome Extension gets an update!

A couple of days ago Adobe announced a big update to the Google Chrome Acrobat Extension. We now have basic editing capabilities for PDF’s. Some of the functionality you’re used to on Acrobat on a PC can now be completed on your Chromebook. There’s a lot of waffle in the article so we’ll list the […]

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Mote

The mote Chrome extension makes it easy to add voice note feedback for students within Google Docs, Google Classroom, Slides and Sheets. You can quickly add a comment in simple terms without having to worry about how it may come across in the written word. mote’s mission is to make document collaboration faster, friendlier and more powerful. Online […]

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SleepTown

It’s made by the same team who made Forest, one of our recommended focus apps so you can pair the two together and really focus your time and energy on things other than your phone. How it works: 3 steps to a healthy sleep schedule Set your own challenging bedtime and wake-up goal. Open the […]

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TypingClub

TypingClub is an effective way to learn how to touch type for free! In this modern world, touch typing is an invaluable tool, for a lot of jobs typing quick is key to being efficient. It can also help in your education by allowing you to type your notes quicker when in a lecture. Although […]

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Get Revising

Get Revising is filled with smart revision tools and tips to help boost your grades. As part of The Student Room, you can be sure it’s got a good team behind it and a trusted name. It’s filled with past papers and quick quizzes to help you learn more about whatever subject you need, all […]

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Coggle

Coggle is an online tool for creating and sharing mind maps and flowcharts. It works online in your browser so there’s nothing you need to install or download! Whether you’re taking notes, brainstorming, planning, or doing something creative. It’s simple to visualise your ideas and build a plan with Coggle. Share with friends, classmates or […]

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Lexico

Lexico.com is a new collaboration between Dictionary.com and Oxford University Press (OUP) to help users worldwide with everyday language challenges. Lexico is powered by Oxford’s free English and Spanish dictionaries and features multi-language dictionary, thesaurus, and translation content. As it’s powered by Oxford, the world language data experts, you can be sure you’re getting the […]