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  • The basic computer skills every teacher should have June 27, 2018
    Using a shared Google Sheets document, myself and anyone who had the link (from the CAT Facebook group) began to compile a list of computer skills that we thought every teacher should possess. Below is what was suggested. It is, at present, unedited. There are some basic skills and some...not-so-basic. Have a look and give […]
  • Afrikaans Spell Checker April 21, 2018
    I need to get an Afrikaans spell checker for the network at school so that learners can check their PAT document for spelling errors. The only one I know about is WSpel but even if I manage to have it installed on the local PC's that the kids work on, I still haven't managed to […]
  • Gathering data from MS Word Form? April 21, 2018
    If I create a form in MS Word and email that form to people. They fill it in, they send it back.  How do I get the data from the form into Excel? AND, is this skill a requirement in CAPS?
  • Theory: 3G/4G/LTE Technology March 13, 2018
    I have trying to teach my gr 12’s the difference between 3G and 4G/LTE technology   The text book I use says it is generations of cellular technologies. I think this is incorrect as it is not cellular technologies but rather generations of Internet connections making use of cellular ISP’s. The reason I say this is […]
  • Pause a script and then continue in Scratch? March 6, 2018
    I have a game I've made using Scratch. I want to be able to change the colour of the apple when it touches the basket.  I created a second costume for the apple and it switches when it touches the basket. However, it's so fast that the user does not see it. How can I […]
  • Exam Preparations for your learners February 25, 2018
    I would like to gather some information for some research I am doing. What do you do to help your learners prepare for their final exams, Theory and Practical? What tips do you provide to the learners?
  • IEB PAT Topics for Grade 12 February 4, 2018
    Have the IEB PAT Topics changed from 2017? Thanks.
  • Classcraft February 4, 2018
    Anbody using Classcraft? I started using classcraft this year and it's been going great with the grade 12's. For the first time I don't need to ask for homework (Only on Fridays - I give them past papers to work out - Mostly a question or two). They bring it to me to earn some XP. Just […]