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18 Tools to Digitalize Teaching

18 Tools to Digitalize Teaching

Teaching equips people with all the things they need to face life. It’s what makes them evolve and improve their skills, be it life skills, cognitive skills, or specific work-related skills. Therefore, we always need to strive to improve the teaching-learning process.

Regardless of whether it is primary, secondary, or higher education, we can make it much better and more interesting by digitalizing it.

That doesn’t mean going fully online, rather incorporating digital tools in the traditional classroom teaching to enhance the learning outcome. Hence, you can use these tools as additional teaching resources or practice materials, add more variety to your teaching, or even shifting to fully digital education, as the one we have now, with COVID-19.

You, as an educator, have the freedom to choose how to digitalize your teaching. No matter how you do it, it will boost your teaching efforts and will support students’ learning.

If you want to try this in your classroom, here are 18 tools that will help you digitalize your classroom.

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Word vs PDF Resume - The Best File Format For Your CV

Shoud Your Resume be PDF or Word

Your resume is your card to getting hired or not, based on your skills, accomplishments, and background. It’s a presentation of who you are as a person and employee. Having in mind that hiring, today, is done mostly online, over LinkedIn or email, the HR managers or business owners don’t meet you in person. Therefore, you need to make sure your resume reflects your professional persona.

Apart from the content and the layout of your resume, its format is another very important thing you should consider. Indeed, delivering your resume in PDF, Word, or another format plays a major role in whether or not you will get hired.

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10 Best Websites to Download Free PDF eBooks

10 best websites to download free pdf ebooks

E-Books have undoubtedly become a hit in the last decade. Thanks to the internet, now, people can access hundreds of thousands of free books. There are different types of eBooks, from novels to academic books. So, you can enjoy reading the books you always wanted but never had a chance to get out of a reason.

Did we mention they are FREE? In case we didn’t, they are. Being able to read them without spending a dime, you get access to lots of different books. Whether you need to fill your free time or learn something in addition to your course materials, you can find the books you need online.

There are plenty of sites that offer free eBooks. Most of them offer books in various formats, with PDF being among the most common ones. Hence, you can read books on your computer, mobile phone, tablet, or iPad.

Like what you’ve read so far? Awesome, because we have gathered the top 10 websites from where you can download free PDF eBooks.

So, let’s check them out!

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Why Is Your Word Document So Large and How to Reduce Its Size?

Why is Your Word Document So Large and How to Reduce Its Size

Have you ever started writing a word document and ended up wondering how its size got so large?

Do you just blame it on the pictures (if you have any) and come to terms with it?

Or you helplessly remove important information just for the size to fit the requirements?

You certainly have to be careful if you’re posting it online or sharing it via email. In almost all the cases, you will find the culprits to be too many and large images, very long text, and embedded fonts.

Read on to see the reasons for the huge size of the documents and some tips on how to reduce it.

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14 Remote Working Trends for 2020

14 Remote Working Trends for 2020

While working from home is not a new concept, and it has been gaining popularity in the past years, numerous companies and businesses are still reluctant and unprepared for such a change.

However, with the outbreak of COVID-19 and the people worldwide being under lockdown, the need for adapting to remote work has dramatically increased and it has profoundly impacted our professional and personal lives. Many companies and businesses have been forced to shift to a remote work model and find solutions for the inability of people to come to the workplace in order to keep up with the incredible financial strain the unfortunate situation has imposed.

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New Tools From The ODF Family

New tools from the ODF family

Finally, for our dear fellows that work with ODF documents, we have a sweet announcement.

Three new apps are ready to turn your ODF (Open Document Format) files into PDF in the blink of an eye.

These tools are specifically designed to convert text, spreadsheet and presentation files in OpenDocument format into Portable Document Format.

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How to Search for PDF on Google

Welcome back to another PDF tutorial. We will show you how to search for PDF files in search engines like Google.

We already presented the popularity of the Portable Document Format in our infographic about 10 PDF Facts.

So there may be many reason why you need to filter PDF results only. Obviosly, you need the information in a PDF format, and we’ll cover that part here.

More to that, you will learn how to search for other files types as well such as DOCX, TXT etc.

Let’s see the two methods for searching PDFs on Google.

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15 Popular File Sharing Websites

15 Best File Sharing Sites

Whether you work remotely for a company, work from home as a freelancer, or work in an office, you need a document sharing tool. These tools allow us to send different types of files to other people. They are especially significant when working in a team.

Thanks to the constant development of technology and the Internet, there are plenty of file-sharing tools available. Of course, they are not the same as they have different features and work differently. Yet, they are all efficient since they allow you to share your files with your boss, clients, teammates, or whomever you need to.

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10 Facts About PDF [Infographic]

Ten facts about PDF

We love lists and hope you love them too! Today we have a list of 10 facts about PDF file format.

The list is complemented with a colorful infographic and we hope you’ll like it.

Certainly, there are so many facts about one of the most popular file formats on the planet, but Gorilla only counts to 10.

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How to Screenshot on Mac

How to Take a Screenshot on Mac

Screenshots are commonly used in everyday life as they allow you to share an image of your computer screen with others. There are various purposes of sharing screenshots, including reporting an issue with a program you are using or a business-related issue (sharing screenshots for business purposes), as a reference, or to show what you have been seeing at a particular time on your screen.

Regardless of what’s the purpose of taking screenshots, they are important, especially in business.

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