“I choose a lazy person to do a hard job. Because a lazy person will find an easy way to do it.” -Bill Gates
I’m not sure if Bill Gates actually said that, but what he calls lazy I call efficient. My mama always told me to work smarter not harder. And this girl likes to work smart!
The 6 tech shortcuts I use most often to make my life in and out of the classroom super easy.
Honorable Mention: Do you need to type a degree symbol quickly?
PC: Alt + 167 = º
Mac: Shift – Opt – 8 = º
#6. Do you have a website you want to share but the address is crazy long? Shorten it and make pretty, more manageable links!
Google URL Shortner: http://goo.gl/
#5. Do you need a quick spelling or grammar check while working on a document or presentation?
PC and Mac: F7
#4 Do you want to refresh that webpage?
Mac: CMD + R
#3 Do you need to save?
PC: CTRL + S
Mac: CMD + S
#2 Do you need to copy, cut, and paste?
PC: CTRL + C, CTRL + X, and CTRL + V
Mac: CMD + C, CMD + X, and CMD + V
#1 Do you want to undo that mistake? You can also redo what you just undid!
PC: CTRL + Z and CTRL + Y
Mac: CMD + Z and CMD + Y