“OK Google…”

Three weeks into the school year and I have shared a fair few Google short cuts with my class. One in particular is the use of “OK Google”. Using a microphone attached to our main class computer I have used it when we have quickly wanted to know spellings, definitions, facts, the weather and various Read More …

Mr Nottingham Goes to Washington

A few months ago I entered the Discovery Education UK competition to win a weeks CPD at their annual Discovery Educator Network Summer Institute (DENSI).  Out of all who applied 5 others and myself were selected and on the 11th July we fly to Washington DC to begin our DENSI adventure. What follows are my Read More …

Self Marking Sheets

Instant feedback for students thanks to conditional formatting. I have been playing around with Google Sheets, a standard feature of Google Apps, to see if I can make use of some of the features found within the app. I have used conditional formatting before in Excel to sort mark sheets and keep track of students Read More …