Digital Media Module: Office, Paint 3D and 3D Modelling in PowerPoint and Word

This year I teach a Digital Media module to Transition Year students, I designed this module by asking Transition Year students, when they were still in 3rd year, what type of digital competencies they would like to have by the end of TY. In my school, coding is on the Junior Cycle curriculum so students wished for a break from this and to work more on regular Office programs, video…

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Office 2013 for free with Student Advantage

As of December 2nd  if you’re a student in a qualifying academic institution you can get Office 2013 ProPlus for free! Wait… There must be a catch? There’s no such thing as a free lunch!. Well with Microsoft’s new “Student Advantage” programme there is and it enables any academic institution which licenses Office 365 or Office Professional for staff and students (which I would imagine most Irish schools do) to…

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Pete’s Power Point Station

www.pppst.com This is a website (Pete’s Power Point Station) I came across that was recommended to readers of another teacher’s blog. The site has a vast number of free Powerpoint presentations which can be downloaded by teachers for their own use. It is suitable for both primary and secondary schools and the teacher can amend each downloaded powerpoint to suit his/her own purposes. If you select “Click here for the…

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