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Kodu Kabooom

With Prof Sugata Mitra’s keynote comment and often tweet quote gently ringing in my ears… a teacher that can be replaced by a machine should be. …I took a slightly less traditional approach to investigating the curriculum value / potential…..

OfficeTalk a Step Closer

OfficeTalk was first demonstrated last year as part of Office Labs and getting any feedback from Microsoft has been impossible. I posted my hopes  for this tool back in August. Now we might be getting a step closer. Office Labs…..

Microsoft Freeware I use to be a Better Teacher

Outlook Connector Pack explore.live.com/outlook-hotmail-connector-pack I use access my Hotmail in Microsoft Outlook 2010 with this tool.  Once it’s set up, just create a new account in Outlook, choosing the option to manually configure when prompted to access the Microsoft Outlook…..

I Haven’t Failed… I Just Haven’t Succeeded Yet.

Yesterday, I received the disappointing news that Hamble College had not been accepted to Microsoft’s Innovative Schools programme for 2011. It was perhaps more disappointing, given the effort put into the application. Given the opportunity to ask questions, I asked……