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Google Classroom – Early Preview

Yesterday I received the email! Welcome to Classroom by Google! These comments will probably not all be valid for long as I think that a lot of what is here will change or be added to before the main release. I will say that to anyone that has used my service I wrote called homeworky.com this pretty […]

Cue Your Next School Production

Last week we put on our latest school production (Dance Show), Born to Dance. We have always used iTunes to manage the tracks using playlists but it has never been ideal. We have always wanted to be able to set the gap time between tracks but iTunes just doesn’t have that feature. I started a […]

Cube Live – Google Books Powered School Library

At Churston we are always developing new products and our CFGSLive system has created many talking points. Our most recent success has been the development of our new library system. I have had lots of requests to know more about it so I thought I would quickly detail the main features. All of the book […]

Xirrus Wireless Array

In my opinion Xirrus have got the approach to wireless exactly right! Other products using the traditional approach of having controllers and lots of access points is complex to install, costly and also fundamentally wrong.Xirrus make WiFi Arrays effectively a wireless switch. The Arrays combines the controller and access points into one. They come in […]

LG Network Monitors – Low Cost, Low Energy!

LG Network Monitors allow a single PC (Server) to be shared by many users at the same time, using LG’s solution can enable you to provide independent computing to a whole classroom. As you can imagine you will save a lot of money on the initial investment of hardware (£250RRP per screen) and then the ongoing […]

iPad – A Teachers Best Friend

Here are some of the things that the iPad is being used for SIMS, Internet, email, calendars, VLE, lesson plans, Schemes of Work. Benefits of using the iPad Instant Access – The iPad is always on, you do not need to wait for it to boot up and then logon. All Day Battery – The battery on the iPad will last […]