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Using a Game Controller for SL Racing

I found an old Logitech Dual Action game controller at a yard sale so I’m trying it for SL Racing. It’s a typical bat-shaped handheld controller with a D-pad, two (mostly useless) joysticks, buttons and “triggers” (really just buttons). 223 more words

Techie Stuff

Magazine Patterns - Tracing the darn things

The list of pattern types I’ve used in order of preference, Self drafted, Marfy, Envelope Patterns (Vogue et al), Pattern Magazines, PDFs.

Not everyone has the same preferences. 642 more words

Sewing Patterns

Reflections from the PPTA ICT meeting

I was very thankful to be invited to the PPTA ICT committee meeting last Friday. It was a REALLY worthwhile trip and I enjoyed the whole experience. 1,607 more words


Dunedin Maker Party

After a fairly tough week, it was a massive effort to get up this morning and head to the Dunedin Maker party hosted by Hive Dunedin… 792 more words


Office Forms is HERE and it is AWESOME

One thing I felt was lacking from the office 365 suite of software for education was a forms option. So I am REALLY excited to see the Office forms preview that has been released in the last month or so.  534 more words

Teaching And Learning

OneNote has levelled up with Learning Tools

OneNote learning tools is AWESOME. It is an add on for Microsoft OneNote that contains an immersive reader and a dictation function. I didn’t think it was possible to love OneNote any more than I did, but I do now. 504 more words