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I don’t fix printers!

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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#BETT2010 ZU3D

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

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#BETT2010 Roamer Too

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 Other than a few totally unserviceable units, the biggest issue we have is the huge outdated batteries that the roamers

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2Simple 2Connect Tip

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

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My school has recently taken up a website service provided by Primary Site. We also have a related Podcast hosting service with them. My purpose of visiting Primary site at BETT was firstly, to discuss a few glitches that we had with the new site and secondly, to enquire about the pupil blogs package that

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The Plan for #BETT2010

This year I will be attending BETT on Friday daytime, Friday eve at TeachMeetBETT2010, and on Saturday daytime. It seems rushed even giving it the two days that I do now. What I plan to visit: Google – for school I need to see how Google Docs for Education Domains functions F59 2Simple Software  –

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I was recently asked to convert some Kodak Photo CD images to something viewable. It seems that support for this file type has been dropped almost entirely on the Mac. Dragoman came to the rescue – converting batches of the .pcd images in seconds. Price: £17.50