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History of Apple - WebQuest / Internet Scavenger Hunt

History of Apple - WebQuest / Internet Scavenger Hunt

In this lesson, students learn interesting facts about Apple as they complete a WebQuest (Internet Scavenger Hunt) to answer questions about the topic. A complete answer key is provided for easy grading, along with resources for both teachers and students. This is a great activity for a history, business or technology class. It’s also a great activity to leave with a substitute! Files included: • Teacher & Student Resources • History of Apple WebQuest Activity • History of Apple WebQuest Answer Key

By innovationsintechnology

Re-Design the Classroom Group Project using MS Word, PowerPoint & Excel

Re-Design the Classroom Group Project using MS Word, PowerPoint & Excel

Which group can create the best possible classroom, using a given budget and the size constraints of the existing room? Redesign the Classroom Project lets middle schoolers work in a small group to be the architect and interior designer as they measure the existing classroom, determine what new items to purchase, and then arrange their resources into the best possible learning environment. This project reinforces measurement, math and accuracy skills as students use their imagination and creativity. After taking the measurements, each group brainstorms what they will purchase with their budget and creates a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet (or Google Sheets) to show how they will spend their money. Next, they draw their floorplan to scale (on graph paper, using Web 2.0 tools (www.floorplanner.com or www.homestyler.com ) or Sketchup (a free download available at: http://www.sketchup.com/download) and then arrange the furnishings of the room to the best advantage. Next, students combine their work into a Microsoft PowerPoint (or Google Slides) presentation to explain and showcase their choices. Finally, students reflect on their learning, both about the project and about the success of their team. Note: This lesson is intended for beginning Excel users and was created using Microsoft Excel 2016. It is easily adaptable for different versions and an earlier version template is included. This project was created for grades 7 and 8 but would be appropriate for upper elementary or high school students as well. Files Included with this Lesson • Teacher & Student Notes and Resources • Project Overview Introduction for Students • Team Sign-up Sheet • Floor Plan Creation and Design Project - Student Expectations, Instructions and Grading Rubric • Measurement Recording Sheet (includes sample) • Team Brainstorming Sheet • Microsoft Excel Budget Project – Student Expectations, Instructions and Grading Rubric • Microsoft Excel Template (fully editable, includes formulas) – Two Versions: 2016 and 97-2003 • PowerPoint Presentation - Student Expectations, Instructions and Grading Rubric • Project Reflection Questions

By innovationsintechnology

ICT Technique Execution Tracker

ICT Technique Execution Tracker

Primary Teacher Record - Useful for planning to opportunities for a child to, say, move from inserting a picture hesitantly to doing fluently. Learning Objectives: To determine the progress of ICT techniques from individual students. Fantastic for differentiation instruction using ICT. One sheet per student.

By ictesolutionsau

Age of Imperialism - Research & Presentation Project

Age of Imperialism - Research & Presentation Project

This unit connects learning with technology to Social Studies. This is perfect for technology class or for use in a Social Studies or History classroom that wants to incorporate technology with a lesson. No download is required to use Microsoft Sway (https://sway.com) - a free product, making it easy for teachers who are not able to download software on classroom computers to still give their students a choice in learning. In this lesson, students are provided with a quick tutorial, as well as links to other resources to help them with their project. The tutorial is intended to help students get started with the program and then use the resources within the program to refine their creations. Students create a presentation about a topic of interest related to the Age of Imperialism from a provided list after researching the topic. They use that information along with graphics, pictures and backgrounds from the Internet and also supplied in Microsoft Sway, to create a finished presentation that explains their topic, and add their own opinions and insights to the project. This is an excellent creative project to add to a unit on the Age of Imperialism. The project was created for grades 7-8 but could easily be used with upper elementary or high school students. Files Included with this Lesson • Teacher & Student Notes and Resources • Student Project Expectations and Grading Rubric • Getting Started Tutorial for Microsoft Sway

By innovationsintechnology

Thank you Card homework activity

Thank you Card homework activity

Children can use their technology skills to download a Book Creator template file to their iPad by scanning the QR code. They can then design, decorate and write a thank you postcard to one of their amazing teachers. This resource includes a Keynote presentation and a copy of the template.

By kclcs

Classroom Bingo - Getting to know each other

Classroom Bingo - Getting to know each other

This is a great task to do at the start of term to get to know each other. This is an iPad activity - the children scan a QR code to download a Keynote file to their iPad and then must complete the task by taking photographs and adding them to the document. A copy of the Keynote file plus instructions are included.

By kclcs

The iPad Primary Classroom

The iPad Primary Classroom

When purchasing iPads for the primary classroom, it is so important to have a plan and think about how iPads integrate in the classroom with teaching and learning. This document includes discussion points and key decisions that you will need to consider to support the successful adoption of mobile technology in your school.

By kclcs

NeXTCube - Computing History Poster #4

NeXTCube - Computing History Poster #4

Computing history is an important part of IT education. It helps to know one's roots and to have a greater appreciation of today's technology, and it also promotes interest in how things used to be before the days of the smartphone. This poster gives a (very) brief overview on the history of the NeXTCube, the computer that Tim Berners-Lee famously used to kickstart the World Wide Web, alongside some photos and a high-resolution illustration of the device itself. Oh, and the date's on there...wouldn't want to forget that. This package includes one poster in three different sizes: A2, A3 and A4. The images are in .jpg format and are set in print-ready CMYK colour. Colours in preview images may differ due to differences between RGB and CMYK colour spaces.

By Spacefarer

IBM 5150 - Computing History Poster #3

IBM 5150 - Computing History Poster #3

Computing history is an important part of IT education. It helps to know one's roots and to have a greater appreciation of today's technology, and it also promotes interest in how things used to be before the days of the smartphone. This poster gives a (very) brief overview on the history of the IBM 5150, a computer that brought about the modern computing industry, alongside some magazine ads and a high-resolution illustration of the device itself. Oh, and the date's on there...wouldn't want to forget that. This package includes one poster in three different sizes: A2, A3 and A4. The images are in .jpg format and are set in print-ready CMYK colour.

By Spacefarer