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  1. In Soviet Library...

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    CAM
    , 4th February 2010 at 01:22 PM (100 Grades Per Minute)
    ...you stick pins in marshmellow caterpillars. Wait I don't think I got the little Internet meme correct there.

    Some may recall my previous blog entry of why the education secotor is so enjoyable. The discovery of this little chap when cleaning up after the afterschool crowd further reinforces this. How random but cute!

    Updated 4th February 2010 at 01:25 PM by CAM (Sorry the picture was a bit too big for the Blog timeline!)

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  2. Big Day Out Sydney 2010

    by , 25th January 2010 at 01:17 PM
    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W9yNVG65LVI"]YouTube- Groove Armada - Big Day Out Sydney 2010[/ame]
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  3. Extreme Webserver Hosting

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    CAM
    , 19th January 2010 at 01:21 PM (100 Grades Per Minute)
    Recently, I was asked by the Headteacher to look into using a centralised system for the internal school display. I settled on Xibo, a system I could set up for little or no cost to the school. Unfortunately I lacked a machine to test it on.

    The end result is a working Xibo install running on a Ubuntu-based Apache webserver. This proof-of-concept test server is installed on my...memory stick?

    No fast hard disk, no large space to store files, just an 8Gb memory stick ...
  4. The Weather, How Frightful!

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    CAM
    , 5th January 2010 at 01:17 PM (100 Grades Per Minute)
    First of all a belated Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to everyone on Edugeek. A new year has begun and schools are enjoying their first day back to work, but 2010 looks set to start as 2009 ended.

    Already there has been a lot of closures accross the country due to snow. More looks set to arrive tonight (if it hasn't already) and that means more risk of school closure. It is best to test your notification systems now rather then later, bearing in mind how much strain your school ...
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  5. Becta supports our BETT offer !

    by , 28th December 2009 at 10:44 PM (Connecting classrooms through ICT - projects, sharing, networking for teachers and students)
    We got a Supported by Becta logo on to our BETT brochure about school linking. So now we have DCSF and Becta logos sorted out.
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  6. Anyone got a sec?

    by , 20th December 2009 at 09:08 AM (Connecting classrooms through ICT - projects, sharing, networking for teachers and students)
    We have written a brochure for BETT. Please can ANYONE on Edugeek look at it for me to say if it would potentially arrest the attention of a passing ICT HoD or primary ICT coordinator. Pleeeeaaase?
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  7. We got there

    by , 20th December 2009 at 09:03 AM (Connecting classrooms through ICT - projects, sharing, networking for teachers and students)
    End of term we reached our target of 3000 links that we have set up for schools in the UK. We actually had a thermometer on the wall that we coloured in, day by day.
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  8. St Vincent linking with Bucks schools...

    by , 20th December 2009 at 09:01 AM (Connecting classrooms through ICT - projects, sharing, networking for teachers and students)
    Had Bucks meeting last week in High Wycombe and the 8 heads chosen to go to St Vincent & Grenadines are all fab and full of ideas.

    We've also had more than sixty applications from local authorities to link four of their schools with schools in Latin America, India and Sri Lanka, the panel to choose the 25 successful applications is on Jan 7th.

    The delegation is going in at the highest possible level so all the materials they share will be properly suited to curriculum ...

    Updated 20th December 2009 at 09:10 AM by lizhitchcock (name of place not clear)

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  9. Innovation Management

    by , 7th December 2009 at 09:08 PM (Grumbledook's stuff!)
    Probably not that relevant to all ... but worth having a look at and a think.

    http://grumbledook.com/2009/12/06/in...on-management/

    It would also be worth looking at TeachMeet EdTechRoundUp 2009 as there were so many ideas there that it is hard to summarise.
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  10. Another blog post

    by , 7th December 2009 at 09:05 PM (Grumbledook's stuff!)
    Still playing catch up with linking to old blog posts.
    http://grumbledook.com/2009/11/29/fi...ll-your-needs/
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