It’s amazing how many requests I *still* get, to help with basic printing problems. Some steps to enable staff to solve printing problems themselves: Have you got any print credits? … No? Wait for the replenishment on Monday. Have you selected the correct printer? … No? Select the correct printer. Is the printer switched on?
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We are currently costing up a major house makeover for a new property that we are in the process of buying. I have set up each of the rooms as separate spreadsheets in a Google Docs spreadsheet. I needed to bring together the totals of each sheet to combine them in a grand total. The
A while back I stumbled upon the Sleep Cycle alarm clock. The idea of the app is that it monitors your sleep pattern and wakes you during a half hour window as you are in a period of lighter sleep. About a week ago, I started actively using Sleep Cycle. With a 4 month old
I had seen ZU3D before at a conference at the Ashford International Hotel. I had a closer look at BETT and was impressed with what I saw. I have been more than happy with the quality and ease of capture with the existing iStopMotion and iMovie combination on the Macs both in school and in
One of the things that I was on the look out for at BETT this year was a replacement for our aging Roamers. We have a small pile of Roamers in varying states of repair. Other than a few totally unserviceable units, the biggest issue we have is the huge outdated batteries that the roamers
I am really enjoying Polarize for the iPhone. It adds a fun ‘Polaroid’ style border to photos taken with the iPhone camera. You can add a text note to the tab on the bottom of the Polaroid photo, the same as you could a real one. You will find the app HERE. My only wish,
One of the excellent ideas shared at #TMBETT2010 was the use of Scratch programming environment in primary education. I was very impressed with the demonstration by Miles Berry (@mberry). Although I didn’t find it quite as easy in my 10 minute play tonight as it looked in the demo, I am keen to have a
Thanks to Anthony Evans for responding to my question: Q: How do I stop ideas auto connecting when they are dragged too close to each other? A: To modify the auto link variables, go into the teacher options (Ctrl + Shift + the letter “o”) and choose the IDEAS tab. To limit the effect of
A number of years ago, I used an iMovie plug-in produced by Kudlian Software. This allowed you to film a pupil presenting a weather forecast in front of a green screen. It included maps and weather symbols. iMovie 08 dropped the support for plug-ins as it was a completely new program. Weather Studio from Kudlian
Although it is not a new product, 2Publish+ looks like a very useful program to give the younger children a means to create printed work in a wide variety of forms – from Postcards to newspapers to comic strips and more. www.2simple.com/2publishplus/ £299 site licence.