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Mac Tips for Busy Teachers: How to de-clutter your desktop

Are in a role where you are constantly having to demonstrate to students and colleagues how to do ‘stuff’ on your computer and find that you have so much clutter your desktop that it’s quite embarrassing? We are always trying to get students to file their work, organise their files and here I am with a complete mess on my desktop! I know where everything is…but it is a distraction. I have compiled this ‘how-to’ video on the two solutions that I use:

  1. Create a new user with a clean and organised desktop  and learn how to share files between users.
  2. The quick and dirty solution shown to me by @sbradshaw – how to quickly throw all your files into a single folder on your desktop.

Do you have a solution? If so, please share.

This post also appears at http://edurolearning.com/blog/