Author: Kristian Still


Summer Roundup

Well I never managed to post this Summer roundup! This is a retrospective posting…. It has been a very busy summer, some difficulties were expected and some managed. Of course, many unexpected! We have had some real difficulties with the Network, expecially external usage eg financial packages and County services. One or two gliches were…
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20 Sep ’08 0

OneNote of Caution

I have been working with OneNote, writing a scheme of work for our new OCR National in ICT, Unit 4 should be curious. Planning and constructing a scheme of work in OneNote has been a learning experience, OneNote has also offered some ‘oh, thats neat’ solutions to preparing and scripting a scheme of work, but…
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11 Aug ’08 0

When Technology Bites

For the past three months I have had an on going conversation with Virgin Media over problems I have been experiencing with my PC. Some to do with the Virgins PC Guard and then later, I thought to do with being hyjacked. We have had an engineer visit, a new modem and many conversations with…
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7 Aug ’08 1

MSI Wind

We have an awful lot of ICTAC decisions going on across College this week. The main decisions include finalising our LP decision (Studywiz is in the driving seat with Moodle slip streaming) and our Network Management Agreement with CTS which includes a refreshed network and wireless plan. We have made two significant software purchases, a…
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15 Jul ’08 0

Marathon Monks and the 'Pretest'

Having taught PSRE yesterday morning I tried a technique that I have rarely used, the pretest. The students had a new research topic and I decided to test the students knowledge before we started the activity. We hard two board scribes who had the task of displaying what the group already knew about buddism. We…
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11 Jul ’08 0

Data Gathering

Next year we have to work with large data sets. As a department we need to gather these large data sets but I am confident that these could be found within school subjects. Even better it could be about the students themselves. Surely Science, PE or Humanities, even Maths, gather data about the students? After…
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11 Jul ’08 1