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Architectural Landmarks in Boston - Research & Creative Technology Project

Architectural Landmarks in Boston - Research & Creative Technology Project

In this lesson, students learn more about famous structures and landmarks in Boston and the individuals who created them. Students choose the landmarks they will research and then choose the software they will use to showcase their research. Students can choose to create a presentation, a brochure, or a newspaper using Web 2.0 tools (free, no download needed) or by using Microsoft Office or Google Apps. For classrooms with limited technology, this lesson can be completed with students working in pairs or small groups. The completed presentations can be shared with the rest of the class if the teacher chooses. This is a great activity for a social studies or history class, or for a technology class. This lesson was designed for middle school (grades 6-8) but could be used in upper elementary grades or high school as well. Files included: • Teacher & Student Resources • Student Instructions, Expectations and Grading Rubric
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Workplace Diversity - Supervising across Language Barriers

Workplace Diversity - Supervising across Language Barriers

This is a 20 slide powerpoint presentation that tackles the subject of Workplace Diversity. Our workplaces are made up of many different races, cultures and languages. This often creates communication problems that slow down production, cause misunderstandings and generally can create a divided workforce if issues are not addressed. There is an editable ppt file and a pdf. This powerpoint is for Supervisors and Managers that work in such an environment. It contains practical advice for dealing with language issues in particular. Topics covered: Definition Manager’s responsibilities The employee’s perspective Use clear english Other ways to bridge the gap Assess understanding
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Workplace Issues: Brainstorm, Problem Solve and Create SMART Goals

Workplace Issues: Brainstorm, Problem Solve and Create SMART Goals

This is a 20 slide professional presentation that also contains word templates for learners to work on as part of the training presentation. The presentation includes step by step processes and you-tube examples. There is also a teachers document that contains extra information relating to the slides. Learning Objectives: You will learn how to Brainstorm effectively to generate ideas. You will then use the Fish Bone Analysis tool to identify the cause and effect of a workplace problem. Finally, you will create a SMART goal to address the problem. This is an effective introduction for learners that are about to embark upon a project in any industry. It encourages good practice for resolution of issues and problems. It gives them essential skills to work through issues using logical methods.
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Work placement Work experience diary booklet

Work placement Work experience diary booklet

This booklet is designed to give students a focus for their work experience and helps them them to document the work experience process. Includes: Student code of conduct (student must sign prior to work), Target setting (example given that meets the expectation of employers), Diary (daily reflection), record of skills developed (how achieved and how to develop further), An explanation of the work placement process (for parents and employers). ***Add school logo and Print as a booklet***
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Architectural Landmarks in Dubai - Research & Creative Technology Project

Architectural Landmarks in Dubai - Research & Creative Technology Project

In this lesson, students learn more about famous structures and landmarks in Dubai and the individuals who created them. Students choose the landmarks they will research and then choose the software they will use to showcase their research. Students can choose to create a presentation, a brochure, or a newspaper using Web 2.0 tools (free, no download needed) or by using Microsoft Office or Google Apps. For classrooms with limited technology, this lesson can be completed with students working in pairs or small groups. The completed presentations can be shared with the rest of the class if the teacher chooses. This is a great activity for a social studies or history class, or for a technology class. This lesson was designed for middle school (grades 6-8) but could be used in upper elementary grades or high school as well. Files included: • Teacher & Student Resources • Student Instructions, Expectations and Grading Rubric
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Health and Safety Workplace Bundle

Health and Safety Workplace Bundle

Lesson Starter / Warmup Start the lesson with a fund dice game focussing on Personal Protective Equipment. Move on to a mix and match group activity exploring common words. Ensure learners know about the forms to use in the workplace and when to use them with the Workplace Incident / Accident / Near Miss lesson. Lots of room for discussion in these topics.
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Lesson Starter / Warm up Health and Safety game - Keep me Safe - Kit me Up

Lesson Starter / Warm up Health and Safety game - Keep me Safe - Kit me Up

The objective of this game is to be the first player to be fully kitted up with the correct PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) and ready to work. E.g. they have all the items written on their list that they need. Each player needs a sheet of paper and a pen to write their list of PPE – Personal Protective Equipment. The only other item needed is a dice. The resource contains a word document and a power point presentation to display the game instructions to the class. Alternatively, they could be written on whiteboard or printed out. This game is best played in small groups.
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Architectural Landmarks in Paris - Research & Creative Technology Project

Architectural Landmarks in Paris - Research & Creative Technology Project

In this lesson, students learn more about famous structures and landmarks in Paris, France and the individuals who created them. Students choose the landmarks they will research and then choose the software they will use to showcase their research. Students can choose to create a presentation, a brochure, or a newspaper using Web 2.0 tools (free, no download needed) or by using Microsoft Office or Google Apps. For classrooms with limited technology, this lesson can be completed with students working in pairs or small groups. The completed presentations can be shared with the rest of the class if the teacher chooses. This is a great activity for a social studies or history class, or for a technology class. This lesson was designed for middle school (grades 6-8) but could be used in upper elementary grades or high school as well. Files included: • Teacher & Student Resources • Student Instructions, Expectations and Grading Rubric
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Sketchup Make Basics - Wooden Box With Hinged Lid

Sketchup Make Basics - Wooden Box With Hinged Lid

Complete step by step instructions for drawing a wooden box with a hinged lid in 3D using Sketchup Make (Freeware). This resource is an ideal introduction to using the software for project visualization in STEM and mandatory and elective technology courses. The full colour pdf can be supplied to students as a printed handout (not so eco-friendly at 6 pages) or as a digital file for self pace learning. It can also be displayed on a screen for use in more formal teacher directed instruction and includes a number of extension activities
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Learning about the Golden Gate Bridge - WebQuest / Internet Scavenger Hunt

Learning about the Golden Gate Bridge - WebQuest / Internet Scavenger Hunt

In this one-day activity, students learn about the history of the Golden Gate Bridge and refine their Internet search skills 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. Students can be provided with the sites that have the answers (in the provided Student Resources) or directed to search the Internet on their own. Two versions of the WebQuest are included to let teachers print the questions or to provide them digitally as an interactive page in an editable Microsoft PowerPoint file. This lesson was designed for middle school (grades 6-8) but could be used in upper elementary as well. Great for use with a sub too! Files included: • Teacher & Student Resources • Learning about the Golden Gate Bridge WebQuest Activity in two versions: print (non-editable .pdf) and editable MS PowerPoint interactive digital version • Learning about the Golden Gate Bridge WebQuest Answer Key (.pdf)
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