Even if you know all this stuff, your less tech-savvy colleagues or your students may not. Feel free to pass it on.
There's nothing worse than putting in the last word of your lesson plan, essay, magnum opus, only to watch it all disappear because of a power cut or some other unplanned event. Fortunately, there are several steps you can take to avoid this worse-case scenario. These are not necessarily mutually exclusive, though which ones are available to you will depend on the software you're using.
cross-posted at www.ictineducation.org
Terry Freedman is an independent educational ICT consultant with over 35 years of experience in education. He publishes the ICT in Education website and the newsletter “Digital Education."