Author: Kristian Still

BELONG - RESPECT - ASPIRE - ACHIEVE

Educational Trips

Having just got back from my first Hamble College educational trip I wanted to think over my thoughts. After all where do colleagues seek guidance when planning educational trips? I can only assume that the smooth running of this trip was due to the planning. The trip organiser was very experienced, having run this trip…
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8 Jun ’08 0

2 Pitched Up and Hit Home

It is not often that I find two tools in one day that I think I will go on to use as a teacher and also encourage my students to use to develop their own learning and presentation skills.  However Text2MindMap is the second home run of the day. Text 2 Mind map is a…
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29 May ’08 2

FlowCharts

Flowcharts has real potential. I am sure that there will have been a lot of hard work bringing the site this far. There are some strong draw features, such as alignment,  gradients and line types as well as a large clip art bank to draw from. Some interesting collaboration and export options. Its a little…
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29 May ’08 0

PPT to Black

Browsing yesterday I came across a powerpoint tip for presenters, as teachers, I thought it would be very useful in the classroom. Simply, during a presentation, pressing the ‘B’ key turns the screen black, press the ‘B’ key again, and the slideshow presses on.


29 May ’08 0

Quote: #1

For those of you that know me, you know I love inspiring words. I have tried very hard not to be distracted and to post quotes as blog posts, but after reading this Michelango’s quote from Garr Reynolds post, I felt it deserved a second airing. Now I have broken the seal, expect more….. The…
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28 May ’08 0

ICONLook

Just a couple of points, the first is a really neat find for all students completing Unit 2 and 21 on the OCR ICT Nationals course. ICONlook is a search engine for ICONS. Even is students only use the site to find and combine the icons with text, its a great accelerator. I searched for ‘blog’ and found a loud speaker icon, search ‘home’…
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28 May ’08 0