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I have been following @ruseltarr on Twitter and he tweeted about www.makeuseof.com if you click on the picture there is a link to five ways to generate ideas using brainstorming apps.

There is also a huge range of useful guides to a wealth of topics:


Written by sammi

February 16, 2011 at 10:46 am

Report Writing in Word 2010

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I was asked by Rachel Pearson an EPQ (Extended Project Qualification) teacher to provide some input on creating reports in Word 2010. The emphasis was on the best way to add images, charts, footnotes and endnotes, but I also included page and section breaks.

These are the resources I found to help the students.  I would like to make a screencast myself eventually.  Please click on these links to see videos and instructions:

Click here to watch a screen cast on YouTube of how to add footnotes

Thanks to GCF LearnFree.org, Shauna Kelly and Titan Tech Training for the videos and instructions.

Written by sammi

February 15, 2011 at 3:51 pm

Stupendous Study Habits

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This resource is fantastic.  It gives tips to:

  • overcome any anxiousness before a test or exam
  • Improve your study habits.  The HoverBeam Habit Detector. Click on the statements that best describe your habits. The HB Habit Detector will automatically reveal ways to help you build on good habits and improve the bad ones. Follow these suggestions and you can actually spend less time on your assignments, yet achieve more! “Work smarter, not harder!”

Written by sammi

February 15, 2011 at 9:47 am