Some inspiration… (I was never this good!)
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I started windsurfing back in the early 80s when I was about 14. I started on a Mistral Competition Club with a massive non-retractable daggerboard. This board was replaced with a newer version which had a retracting daggerboard and was constructed from a slightly lighter material. For a long time, I sailed a Mistral Garda,
This is a quick and useful guide to the wiring of connections for a two way switch: http://www.ultimatehandyman.co.uk/two_way_lighting.htm It helped me to rectify an error in my logic when I replaced the switches in the hall and on the landing.
There is something about the simplicity if the Alphasmart Neo that keeps drawing me back. The fact that it allows the children to focus solely on the content of the text rather than the formating and frills is, in my mind, a real boon. I had not seen the wireless functionality before. The demo of
When animating: Rather than use card that marks and creases easily, and tears and moves around, use some cheap flooring lino. This is a lot heavier than card so will stay put when you are working, is strong and reusable. You can buy lino from around £4 per square metre. It is well worth the
To delete a file on an Easi-Speak recorder, play it and pause part way through. Press and hold the Record button.
Did you know that if you press and hold the star button on an Easi-Speak it changes mode between mp3 and WAV format? If the LED is flashing, you are in mp3 mode (more useful + smaller files). If the LED is solid you are in WAV mode (better quality but very big files).
I recently set my pupils a challenge. Details are encoded in this QR code. Click on the code for the full size version. (It will scan more reliably).
I have been becoming more and more interested in GPS route tracking and using digital mapping tools like Google Maps. I have dabbled with a few iPhone apps – some that track data to capture your route over a given period and others that store individual way-points. The process of converting and uploading data files
This week, I had the pleasure of an observation by Mandy Barrow ( @mbarrow ) to assess my teaching and my use of ICT to support learning. In the weeks prior, the pupils had been working on a series of investigations on dissolving and separating. The latest work was on salt and sugar crystal growing.