Microsoft removes family safety for local accounts in Windows 10 forcing children to have online Microsoft accounts

I seemed to be in the minority but I really didn’t have anything bad to say about Windows 8.1.  It worked well on my work and personal devices for me and my family.   In particular I liked the Family Safety features which allowed my four year old daughter to have her own local account with Read more about Microsoft removes family safety for local accounts in Windows 10 forcing children to have online Microsoft accounts[…]

ICT Freedom – With great power comes great responsibility

“Bored” from lanier67 on Flickr My Twitter feed is full of retweets this morning … “Michael Gove to scrap ‘boring’ IT lessons” from the Guardian.   In his opening speech to the BETT show, Michael Gove will slam the boring and constrictive programme of study that is in place for ICT and will allow schools Read more about ICT Freedom – With great power comes great responsibility[…]

Are you rounding up student answers? Teach like a Champion.

“Deep in thought” by RPatts on Flickr An essential part of being a better teacher, manager, student or leader is the ability to review and refine your practice and to be open to new ideas.  I am currently reading a book “Teach Like a Champion: 49 techniques that put students on the path to college” Read more about Are you rounding up student answers? Teach like a Champion.[…]

ActivInspire

One of the ICT crimes in schools is buying technology but not using it. One of the most common technologies that suffer from this is the interactive whiteboard. Rather than buying new stuff, we are focusing on making the best of what we have got. Our school has lots of Promethean Activboards but many of Read more about ActivInspire[…]