Be Strategic With Your Calendar

Be Strategic With Your Calendar

Calendar blocking? Recurring appointments? Shared calendars? Evernote live links? Are you using these tactics to get things done? Do you want to learn how these hacks and many more can kick start your productivity, not just in the New Year but for the whole year? Of...
The Power of a Timer

The Power of a Timer

I’ve always been a great advocate of using a timer for a whole range of tasks. Seriously I have a drawer full of them, not to mention an entire collection of virtual timers on my Mac, iPhone, iPad and Nexus 7. How do I use them? Many and varied ways but...
Microsoft Certification for Teachers

Microsoft Certification for Teachers

The Microsoft IT Academy provides a bounty of benefits for teachers, not least of which is access to free Microsoft certification exams. These exams lead to three relevant certifications for teachers: Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) for professional development...
Home Sweet Home

Home Sweet Home

A few years ago I worked on a project delivering IT training to police officers in the North West of England. The training was delivered in makeshift training rooms at various police stations around the region, however, the training team (there were about 8 of us in...