Interactive IEB CAT SAGs file for teachers and learners

I took the new IEB Computer Applications Technology Subject Assessment Guidelines (CAT SAGs as we know them) and thought of a way I could present them in a more interactive and useful manner that a […]

Awesome Excel tip #4

Hiding cells and unhiding cells to view particular sorts of data for calculations can be a real pain. But with grouping and toggling between open and closed states, it becomes super easy to close or […]

Simple macros in Excel Part 2 of 2

This is part 2 of 2 of macros in Excel. Here we actually create the macros and assign them to buttons. A macro is nothing more than a recorded set of keystrokes or instructions that […]

Simple macros in Excel Part 1 of 2

This is part one of 2 of macros in Excel. In this part we basically set the platform using RANDBETWEEN and conditional formatting . Nothing fancy here but it’s a nice exercise, similar to the […]

Grade 10 Excel Activity – different idea

Here is an idea I had and it proved to be a successful one. I gave my Grade 10’s an Excel activity to do in class. This time, I decided to try something different. I […]

Indenting in MS Word : Little Bytes by Matt Hains

Basic indentation in MS Word using the ruler and paragraph options.

Some thoughts on CAT – Driving in my car

Driving to work, stuck in crazy traffic, I thought I’d just record my thoughts on Computer Applications Technology. Here is an unedited and UNCENSORED (ja, I just wrote that so you’d watch the video) video […]

Free poster for teachers – November 2018

Every month I will make one poster available for teachers to download. The full set is available for purchase in the Tech Teachers shop. Sample The posters are aimed at supporting students in studying the […]

Colour by numbers, using Excel

Here is an activity I designed for working with a few elements in Excel. Skills covered: Conditional formatting cell addresses ranges copy/paste drag and fill data validation fun! I made a block of 100 squares. […]

Display boards for Theory

I am making display boards to encourage my students to ask questions or at least be inquisitive about hardware taught in the Theory sections of Computer Applications Technology.  I have taken the physical devices and […]