Tag: technology

  • Using Word Talk with Office 2010

    Are you having problems using Word Talk with your upgraded Office 2010? There has been an identified incompatibility with Windows XP machines and a fix is currently being sought.  Apologies for this inconvenience – am hopeful this will be resolved very soon. This error will not occur on Windows 7 machines.

  • ICT updates

    Rather than bombard you with a huge list of ICT information, we are going to post a series of short information snippits starting today with… Encrypted pendrives Using ELnet to access council employee information ActivInspire software for your Interactive Whiteboard If you have a particular ICT question you want to ask, email dgilmour@eastlothian.gov.uk    

  • Debate: The over use of technology causes concentration problems in the class

    Interesting viewpoint from Sue Palmer, author of Toxic Childhood, at last night’s Book Festival event, Multimedia Reading Experience. In short, she believes that children under the age of 7 who use technology are more likely to be the ones in class who have poor concentration, can’t focus on a task, want immediate gratification and results […]

  • Encrypted pendrives – warning!

      A recent unfortunate case of a teacher forgetting her encrypted pendrive password has flagged up an important point.  If you have to reset your password then all data on the pendrive will be erased.  You have 10 chances to type in the password and will be given a warning when you have 5 chances […]

  • Glow-ing on holiday

     If you are planning to have a dig about in Glow during your summer holidays, please avoid the the five day period from 00:00 on Fri 22 Jul until 18:00 on Tue 26 Jul as Glow will be unavailable due to necessary maintenance work.