Managing & implementing technology in education.

Ban Printing: A meeting with Google Apps

Ban Printing: A meeting with Google Apps

Printers are costly, wasteful, and a nightmare to fix. I hate printers. So I undertook a little social experiment — what would happen if staff  had to use Google Docs instead of printed pages…

Disable Chromebook Accessibility Settings

Disable Chromebook Accessibility Settings

Posted by: on Apr 24, 2014 | No Comments

A lot of problems are caused by students tinkering around in the Chromebook accessibility settings. Here’s how to overcome the issue.

Ban Printing: A meeting with Google Apps

Ban Printing: A meeting with Google Apps

Posted by: on Apr 24, 2014 | No Comments

Printers are costly, wasteful, and a nightmare to fix. I hate printers. So I undertook a little social experiment — what would happen if staff  had to use Google Docs instead of printed pages…

Event: Hacking the Internet of Things
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Event: Hacking the Internet of Things

Posted by: on Apr 22, 2014 | No Comments

If you’re within travelling distance of the University of Bedfordshire, UK, the British Computer Society are hosting a lecture called “Hacking the Internet of Things” this May.

Google Cloud Print: Printing from Chromebooks

Google Cloud Print: Printing from Chromebooks

Posted by: on Apr 15, 2014 | No Comments

Google Cloud Print lets you share your Windows printers with Chromebooks and the Chrome browser. We show you how to get Cloud Print working in your school.

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Support ClassThink on Patreon

Posted by: on Apr 9, 2014 | No Comments

You’ve probably noticed that a link to Patreon has popped up recently. I’d like to take a second to explain why it’s there.

The future of BYOD in schools

The future of BYOD in schools

Posted by: on Apr 9, 2014 | One Comment

In the rush to get tablets into the hands of our students are we forgetting the principals of good planning that we’ve built up over the last 20 years?

Apple wants to “lock customers into our ecosystem”

Apple wants to “lock customers into our ecosystem”

Posted by: on Apr 8, 2014 | No Comments

A 2010 email from Steve Jobs, released as part of the Apple’s legal action against Samsung, gives new insight into the inner workings of the company and reveals the darker side of Apple’s business practices.

Google Apps: Preparing your school for the cloud

Google Apps: Preparing your school for the cloud

Posted by: on Apr 7, 2014 | No Comments

Cloud services like Google Apps provide your school with new ways to teach and cost savings, but these same services raise issues with data protection, e-Safety, and may have unexpected costs. We take a look at what you should be considering when using cloud services in your school.

I’ve won a Naace Impact Award!

I’ve won a Naace Impact Award!

Posted by: on Mar 30, 2014 | 2 Comments

After several months of waiting, on Friday it was announced that I had won the 2014 Naace Impact Award for Technical Support in Schools!

Planning for iPads in your school – passion and pragmatism

Planning for iPads in your school – passion and pragmatism

Posted by: on Mar 25, 2014 | No Comments

The iPad’s brilliance is in its simplicity, but planning and rolling out iPads in schools can be anything but simple. 

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