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Ah, seating charts…such a joy to formulate each time. Or not. If you are anything like me, you hastily sketch out a new plan at the absolute moment of necessity (those seats MUST be changed now!!) on a random piece of scrap paper lying nearby. And forget at least two names. Then recount how many […]

A Google Drive Seating Chart

So I know I’ve blogged many times about how much I love designing printables in PowerPoint.  And I really do.  But this year I’ve been learning more about creating documents in Google Docs. There are so many reasons to create in Google Docs…  You can share documents with your students and colleagues. Everything is instantly […]

Designing Beautiful Google Docs

PowerPoint is pretty easy to use once you get used to it. But, like any designing process, it can become quite time-consuming, can’t it? So I’d like to share four fast tips to help speed up things up a bit… Tip One: Replace Images Inserting clipart can take some time as you navigate to the […]

Time-Saving Tips for PowerPoint Printables

I love making printables for my students in math…but setting up number lines and fractions? Not so much. It can be SO time-consuming to line up all those little textboxes. Since a great deal of our school year involves number lines and fractions, I wanted to find a way to set them up more quickly.  […]

Using PowerPoint Tables for Math Printables

I learned a new trick today that is going to be very helpful in designing printables in PowerPoint, so I wanted to share it with you! Have you ever used the eyedropper or magnifying glass tool to get the perfect text color in your PowerPoint? Whenever I select the shade I want with the magnifying […]

Using Precise Colors in PowerPoint