Archive for November, 2008

Reverse percentages slide deck…

Tuesday, November 18th, 2008

I’m trying a visual way of introducing those reverse percentage story problems that go like this: “Fred has had a pay rise of 10% and now earns £22000. What were his wages before the pay rise”.

Screen design slide deck

Monday, November 17th, 2008

Contrast, repetition, alignment, proximity

Ratio and Proportion slide deck

Sunday, November 16th, 2008

Ratio and proportion problems introduced visually

Minimal Theme

Tuesday, November 11th, 2008

Having problems with the side bar in MS Internet Exporer (6.0.2900) on most of the themes I use on this site. I think its because of the YouTube or the ScreenToaster embedded objects. So I’m using a really basic theme.

Action button settings in PowerPoint

Sunday, November 9th, 2008

8 minutes on how to link slides together and build a menu in PowerPoint.


Saturday, November 8th, 2008

“The first effect that I noticed, towards the end of the first week, was an extraordinary intensification of physical sensation. My sense of body temperature became more acute – if I was wet, or cold, or warm, I experienced this very directly and totally. I have never been so physically tired, so aware of weather, [...]

Maps of US election results

Thursday, November 6th, 2008

areas of the states projected so that they are proportional to the number of seats in the electoral college. By Mark Newman

Opening the curriculum firewall?

Thursday, November 6th, 2008

Will Richardson

Agregation test

Wednesday, November 5th, 2008

Have a look at

I’m testing how the aggregation of feeds into ELGG blogs works.

Anyone else going to ELGG meeting in Brighton on the 1st of December?

Screen Toaster Beta

Tuesday, November 4th, 2008

ScreenToaster is in Beta but still creates smooth animations from my Ubuntu box

Blogging for teachers: links

Monday, November 3rd, 2008

Answering some questions from today

Blogging for teachers slide deck

Sunday, November 2nd, 2008

Just a few slides on what, why, who and how