Category Archives: ICT

ZU3D 10% Discount

I am pleased to be able to announce that, when you book me for animation training with your school, you qualify for a 10% discount on ZU3D animation software…. Which is nice! Give me a call to discuss your requirements and book a date. 07999 584480.

Zu3D is now for iPad

Zu3D, which was previously available only for Windows, is now available for the iPad. At the time of writing, the cost of the download was £4.99.  The core animation, sound and titling features are supported, and the navigation is intuitive.

Raspberry Pi

I was lucky enough to receive a Raspberry Pi for Christmas. The Raspberry Pi is a credit card sized ‘enthusiast’ computer for hobbyists. My primary purpose for the Raspberry Pi is as a media device for watching iPlayer and YouTube videos, though I quite fancy dabbling in a bit of ZX Spectrum emulation, and maybe

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Spreadsheets – Challenge Based Learning

Over the past few weeks my pupils have mastered some pretty tricky aspects of Microsoft Excel. The pupils were set the challenge of seeing how a self marking maths quiz worked. The spreadsheet had a hidden column which calculated the correct answer of the maths problem. An ‘IF’ function compared the actual answer with the

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Sam Animation – #BETT2011

I have given training in animation and have used it in the classroom for years now, but was introduced to Sam Animation for the first time by Oscar Stringer today at #BETT2011. The software from www.samanimation.com/ is cross platform. It starts from the great price of FREE. Although the interface is a little unpolished and

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