Don’t use Computers as End-of-term entertainment

Welcome to the festive-fifth in the weekly series of top-IT-tips, where I layer sarcasm upon a genuine desire to  to get everyone using technology to enhance teaching and learning. For the last passive-aggressive article before Christmas I thought I’d tackle something seasonal. Don’t use Computers as End-of-term entertainment This is a bit weird, as I...
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Stop Low-Level Plagiarism!

Welcome to the fourth in the weekly series of top-IT-tips, officially the world’s most sarcastic effort to get everyone using technology to enhance teaching and learning. This week I’m tackling something deep seated in our culture. Stop Low-Level Plagiarism! It’s a common problem today that students genuinely think that ‘doing some research’ involves a quick...
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Classroom Management for Computers

Welcome to the third in the weekly series of top-IT-tips, filled to the brim with sarcasm galore, in an effort to get everyone using technology to enhance teaching and learning. A big hello to Mr. Wilson this week, who used last week’s tips with some of his students, and he promises me that their PowerPoints...
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