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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

Photoshop Verbs Wordsearch Design Technology Literacy Starter Activity Homework Cover Lesson Plenary

Photoshop Verbs Wordsearch Design Technology Literacy Starter Activity Homework Cover Lesson Plenary

Wordsearch on the theme of 'Photoshop Verbs'. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students

By mikedean

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

Key Stage 2- Mega Computing Project!

Key Stage 2- Mega Computing Project!

A complete pack of lesson plans, instructions sheets, Powerpoint example, Quiz and Cyber hunt templates, resources and self evaluation to teach your children to create a Powerpoint Presentation, Powerpoint quiz and Powerpoint Cyber hunt!

By kep1987

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

ALL YOU NEED, FOR HALF THE PRICE!!!

ALL YOU NEED, FOR HALF THE PRICE!!!

Take advantage of the biggest TES bundle discount offer for you. This contains worksheets, activities, revision questions, lesson starters, fully automated STEM quiz (with 300) slides and all you need to position you for the next PROMOTION. Check through the resources and you will be impressed. Buy them and discover some of the most invaluable teaching resources. Get all of these for HALF THE PRICE!

By ozmatts12