Category: ICT


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


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

Dr Richard Hersh

I am still trying to improve my typing skills but I am also listening to a presentation by that man whose name is in the title, embedded in Wes Fryer’s Blog. ‘Its not just what students know, its what students are able to do, with what they know.’ I know I have discussed this with…
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24 Mar ’08 0

Dressing Your Work Up

I listened to a short account on how to encourage students to aim high. Funnily enough it involved meeting your inlaws and the benefits of dressing up smart. When you go to meet the “in-laws”. So you turn up in a suit, shirt and tie and you find out its more of a casual family…
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25 Feb ’08 0

Teaching and Learning

I thought that by making an initial post midway through the week that the weekend post would be more straight forward. Sadly, I am not sure that this is the case. This job is currently impacted by so many different aspects of school life, it is impossible to manage all of them. I think the…
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2 Feb ’08 0