Posts Categorized: Advice

Enterprise or Student Chromebook? The difference explained.

Choosing the Right Chromebook for Your Needs Chromebooks are becoming increasingly popular in both the enterprise and education sectors. They are affordable, easy to use, and secure. However, there are a few key differences between enterprise and student Chromebooks that you should be aware of before making a purchase. Enterprise Chromebooks Enterprise Chromebooks are designed… Read more »

Conditional Formatting adds clarity to your data

As a teacher, I am given plenty of spreadsheets to look at, review and/or analyse. These tables of stats, information, numbers, symbols and formulas can sometimes be quite terrifying to comprehend. The use of colour always helps me pick-out or identify key information. Conditional Formatting goes one step further; it allows different colours to appear… Read more »

National Coverage of Digital Leaders

Digital Leader Badge

Digital Leaders are a common sight in most secondary schools. The team of students who are assigned as digital leaders are usually expected to help with a range of IT based tasks. For example, assist with computer based learning, provide assemblies in e-safety and/or be a friendly face to the less technical minded students. I… Read more »

Students: You don’t need an iPhone!

“What laptop should I buy for my son/daughter/grandchild?”. This is a question I am asked at least once every week or several times a week when Christmas is on the horizon. I’m always very happy to chat with anyone who wants my tech advice. I’ll listen to their requirements and make a couple of suggestions for… Read more »