Monday, November 10, 2014

Finally View, Create & Edit Microsoft Office Docs on your ipad for FREE,

    Microsoft has finally allowed Office for the iPad to be free for everyone. Before, iPad users could only view documents on the iPad without an Office 365 subscription. Now, everyone can enjoy viewing, creating and editing Office documents by signing up for a free Microsoft account.  This is huge news for iPad users.

To sign up for a free account (13+) visit: or click on the Sign Up in the app.

Download Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel from the AppStore. 

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Create a Word Cloud in Google Docs

Google has added a lot of interesting Add-On's for Google Docs.  One of the newest that I have come across is Tag Cloud Generator. Using a word cloud in writing is a wonderful idea for students. Students are able to visually see if what words they used the most and make adjustments.

To use Word Cloud Generator:

  1. Open a Google Doc document
  2. Click Add-On from the toolbar
  3. Choose: Get Add-Ons...
  4. In the search box, type Tag Cloud Generator and press enter
  5. Click the blue free box to add it your Docs
  6. Click Add-On
  7. Choose Tag Cloud Generator
  8. Click on Create Tag Cloud
  9. On the right side of the screen, the tag cloud will appear