Monthly Archives: August 2011

How to basically function using Excel

Excel has a range of functions that can be used in your spreadsheet to manipulate your data. Some of the simple things you might like to do are to work out the sum of a column, the highest and lowest … Continue reading

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Staff Day 26/08/11

Here are the slides from the presentation: And here is the talk:

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What’s on the server (primary and secondary only): What’s on the exchange:

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Pure Excel-lence

In order to create spreadsheets in Excel it helps to know a few basic functions. These include merging cells, inserting data, formatting columns and rows and using borders and shading to easily identify groups of data. To begin with, it helps to … Continue reading

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Accessing the eLearning Blog

Email versions of posts to the eLearning blog may be out of date. The reason for this is that I usually give posts a more thorough proof-read after the initial posting (a bad habit I am trying to get out of) … Continue reading

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The power of positive googling

In my job I am constantly stumped by things that I can’t do for some reason or another using my PC. I am also constantly surprised by how often this can be overcome by putting the question to Google. We … Continue reading

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Teaching Kahootz

Kahootz is a great program for creating animations simply. Once you get the hang of the different tabs it is very easy to use the preset objects and their movements to tell stories. In order to develop these skills, the … Continue reading

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A+ eWorkSpace

eWorkSpace has two areas that are accessible to our students and understanding where you (and they) should put things will dictate whether or not they will be available for use. The two areas are the subject area and the class area. When … Continue reading

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Power Searching thanks to SLAV

The SLAV Bright Ideas blog has put up a recent post about ‘Power Searching’ – using Google to more effectively target your search. You can view the post here or view the videos below… Power Searching – Part 1 Power Searching … Continue reading


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Call of Duty: Black Ops on iCyberSafe

If you are interested in the content of the latest installment of Call of Duty, have a look at the iCyberSafe blog! They have posted a review of the game from Commonsense Media which describes, in some detail, the content … Continue reading

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