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Photoshop Essential Bundle

Photoshop Essential Bundle

8 complete lessons covering the Photoshop Essentials. Covering Selection and compositing these lessons are fun and simple with great results. The handouts for these lessons are learner focused with explanatory notes for each phase. Each session comes with lesson plan and source materials.

By ibrahimwild99

Magazine Cover Art - Adobe Photoshop Complete Lesson (Graphics, Art, Photography)

Magazine Cover Art - Adobe Photoshop Complete Lesson (Graphics, Art, Photography)

Learners create a Magazine cover using the worksheet and source materials provided. The are encouraged to be creative with text and attempt to fulfil the task to a reasonably professional level.This session is a continuation of the hair cut out tutorial using channels however it can be used as a standalone session with the source material included. Typical Lesson time: 1:5 HoursLesson appropriate for the delivery of basic and essential Photoshop skills.

By ibrahimwild99

Selection and Hair Using Channels - Adobe Photoshop Masterclass

Selection and Hair Using Channels - Adobe Photoshop Masterclass

This lesson demonstrates the essential Photoshop skill of creating a selection by using channels. Whilst Photoshop has many tools to create quick selections it is not always appropriate to use them for refined images containing complex selections. In this lesson, Learners will work with channels to create a selection and refine it to a professional standard.Typical Duration: 1:5 hoursExtensive Lesson Handout documenting process, Lesson Plan and Source Material• Use a channel to create a selection• Turn a selection into a layer mask• Invert a layer mask• Edit a layer mask directly• Use the clone stamp with a clipping mask to define edges

By ibrahimwild99

Computing (Year 1) – Labelling and classifying (6 lessons plans and presentations)

Computing (Year 1) – Labelling and classifying (6 lessons plans and presentations)

6 lesson plans, Powerpoint presentations, resources and a Notebook to teach computing in Year 1. Unit: 'Labelling and Classifying'. Cross-curricular with maths.Lesson 1 - describing a variety of objects ( I spy)Lesson 2 - selecting information to describe objects. Lesson 3 - following instructions to sort objects.Lesson 4 - following instructions to sort objects. Lesson 5- using a word bank to enter information words to make a label.Lesson 6 - using a word bank to enter information words to make a label

By BelindaCM

Computing (Year 1) - Using a word bank (6 lesson plans and presentations)

Computing (Year 1) - Using a word bank (6 lesson plans and presentations)

6 Powerpoint presentations and lessons plans to teach computing skills in Year 1. Unit: Using a word bank.Lesson 1 - Writing my name using a keyboard.Lesson 2 - Writing words using a keyboard.Lesson 3 - Creating sentences using a keyboard.Lesson 4 - Writing a list using a computer program.Lesson 5 - Typing a sentence and drawing a picture using a laptop /computer.Lesson 6 - Typing a short message and drawing a picture using a laptop /computer.

By BelindaCM

GUIDE - How to create an Anglo-Saxon house in Sketchup 8 (3D printer friendly)

GUIDE - How to create an Anglo-Saxon house in Sketchup 8 (3D printer friendly)

Create a 3D Anglo-Saxon house in Sketchup 8 with this 24 page step-by-step, picture guide. Perfect for those with very little experience in 3D modelling or using Sketchup and has been designed to be 3D printer ready. If you are looking to get into 3D printing in your school, please feel free to contact me and I'll point you in the right direction. *Sketchup is free to download and can be easily installed by network administrators.

By martinjgoulden

Creating and Editing Headers and Footers in Microsoft Word

Creating and Editing Headers and Footers in Microsoft Word

This training manual lists all the steps required to create, edit and delete headers and footers in Microsoft Word. It is set out step by step with lots of graphics to make it easy to follow. Essential skills if you are working with documents that are over 2 pages long.I have included both a Word and pdf document for editing and printing as required.

By biowriterab

iPad for Work Step by Step Training manual

iPad for Work Step by Step Training manual

This training course was created for users to get started with the iPad at work. Step by step easy guide with lots of graphics.The learning objectives are below: Become familiar with using the Calendar App to make scheduling appointments easier Comfortable with using the Reminders app Able to evaluate and download apps in relation to your work Able to set up and use Dropbox to share files and photos between your PC and iPad Familiar with apps to use with Microsoft Office Able to view and navigate Powerpoint Presentations on the iPad Able to work with PDF files and iBooks

By biowriterab

Ipad App Criteria Form and App Exchange Sheet for early education teachers

Ipad App Criteria Form and App Exchange Sheet for early education teachers

These two forms are useful to make informed decisions about the apps that will be downloaded onto iPad for children's use. A set criteria is used to ensure that the apps will be educational, within budget, relevant and useful. There is such a wide variety of apps to choose from that a process like this should be in place whenever staff wish to recommend and / or suggest apps for early learning centers or primary schools. I have left this in word format so that the forms can be edited if necessary.

By biowriterab

A Level Computer Science Revision Bundle

A Level Computer Science Revision Bundle

2 worksheets + 1 starter activity sheet with a wide range of topics to revise. Descriptions, Matching exercises, multiple choice.Topics:Big O NotationSearching AlgorithmsData TypesDatabasesCompression (Lossy v Lossless)Acronym ChallengeCPU+ a nice starter activity using keywords.

By moggga

GCSE Computing OCR spec bundle

GCSE Computing OCR spec bundle

5 x revision worksheets + 1 Starter activity sheetLogic GatesTechnical Terminology (Wide range of topic areas)SoftwareNetworksDatabases

By moggga

Kodu - Ready Made Games!

Kodu - Ready Made Games!

A collection of 6 levels built on Kodu for you to share and use with your class. Perfect for those new to the software who need some examples to share with their pupils. Feel free to change and adapt them, or use them to get the kids started with Kodu. Using these will allow the students to play the games, and then examine how they have been built and what programming has been used. Please share and review!Any help with these please contact me @AlwaysComputing on twitter.

By matthew_1987

Fake News Computing lesson for KS3

Fake News Computing lesson for KS3

Designed for KS3 but can be easily adjusted for KS4 groups.Contains worksheet, presentation, mini-quiz, activities and more!The OECD announced that schools should teach people how to identify fake news. This computing lesson resource does just that.

By studeapps

A Level Computer Science Revision OCR

A Level Computer Science Revision OCR

A-Level OCR Computer Science Revision PosterCovers:Big O Notation (Match to an algorithm or statement)Stacks & Queues (Describe the difference using a list of key terms)Searching Algorithms (Binary, Linear)Programming Data TypesPseudocode (Spotting constructs, parameters, DIV, MOD etc)

By moggga

Special April's Fool Day Lesson

Special April's Fool Day Lesson

Special April's Fool Day ICT Lesson: Weird and Funny Technologies We Can’t Believe Exist.The lesson overviews weird and funny technologies that have been created for usability but are not very usable actually. These technologies look rather too funny and weird. It consists of 14 slides.

By justina_pajus

Y3 E-safety scheme of work

Y3 E-safety scheme of work

A comprehensive scheme of work for children in year 3 to follow.Clear teaching points, mastery questions and suggested resources. Links to 2014 Primary National Curriculum.3 main areas of learning: e-awareness, online communication and searching the internet.Very clear and easy to plan from to help children progress in this area and stay safe on the internet at school and at home.

By Squelch1

E-Safety Scheme of Work Years 1-4

E-Safety Scheme of Work Years 1-4

A comprehensive scheme of work for children in years one to four to follow.Clear teaching points, mastery questions and suggested resources/activities. Links to 2014 Primary National Curriculum.3 main areas of learning: e-awareness, online communication and searching the internet.Very clear and easy to plan from to help children progress in this area and stay safe on the internet at school and at home.

By Squelch1

Y4 e-safety scheme of work

Y4 e-safety scheme of work

A comprehensive scheme of work for children in year 4 to follow.Clear teaching points, mastery questions and suggested resources. Links to 2014 Primary National Curriculum.3 main areas of learning: e-awareness, online communication and searching the internet.Very clear and easy to plan from to help children progress in this area and stay safe on the internet at school and at home.

By Squelch1

Lower Key Stage 2 E-Safety Scheme of Work

Lower Key Stage 2 E-Safety Scheme of Work

A comprehensive scheme of work for children in years three and four to follow.Clear teaching points, mastery questions and suggested resources/activities. Links to 2014 Primary National Curriculum.3 main areas of learning: e-awareness, online communication and searching the internet.Very clear and easy to plan from to help children progress in this area and stay safe on the internet at school and at home.

By Squelch1

E-Safety/Social Media scenarios for discussion/drama

E-Safety/Social Media scenarios for discussion/drama

A set of 26 scenarios that children/ teenagers may be facing on social media to stimulate discussion/debate on what is and is not acceptable on social media.Covers a range of scenarios, from making social media accounts private, to sharing photos, cyber bullying and fake new - plus much more. Some scenarios are a clear no-no, whilst some are less clear cut and some are acceptable.Could be used as a set or to use over a period of time to keep e-safety fresh in the children's minds.

By Squelch1

Daguerreotype Style Film Noir Poster - ADOBE PHOTOSHOP CLASS

Daguerreotype Style Film Noir Poster - ADOBE PHOTOSHOP CLASS

The focus of this lesson is to introduce Learners to the concept of adjustments layers, composite layers and creating a background image. The outcome is to achieve a modern twist on the Daguerreotype image.Includes Lesson plan, Source Materials, Explanatory worksheet, examples and extensionTypical Lesson time 1.5 hoursAims and Objectives1. Use adjustment layers to add contrast and colour2. Use composite layers for creative effect3. Use blend modes4. Create a vignette for a background image

By ibrahimwild99

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Three lessons on flash animation

Three lessons on flash animation

Three lessons to show how to make an animation, using different skills. Onion skinning and motion tween, as well as an early analysis of different animations.Workbook included to put their work into, using print screens

By darkmasteruk87

Python Programming

Python Programming

From the author who has created resources with DOWNLOADS APPROACHING 110,000 comes a a new resource which includes presentations and homework to teach Python programming to prepare students to tackle GSCE programming. 15 lessons with 15 sets of homework. Includes an AUTOMATED mark-sheet which is worth the price in itself to save the teacher literally hours in giving assessment feedback to the students. Can also be used as a tracking sheet as well. Support given if required via email.

By PaulRedDwarf

KS1 & KS2 PSHE 20 x Full Sessions [COMPLETE SET] - High Quality - Philosophy Boxes Method - P4C - SMSC: Body Changes, Growing Up, Puberty, Community, Citizenship, Conflict Mediation & Resolution, Differences & Similarities, E-Safety & Cyberbullying, emotional wellbeing and mental health, family, friends, financial awareness and managing money, jobs, cereers, healthy living, harmful substances, moral and spiritual development (SMSC) identity and awarenss [A P4C Debates & Discussion approach to KS1/KS2 PSHE]

KS1 & KS2 PSHE 20 x Full Sessions [COMPLETE SET] - High Quality - Philosophy Boxes Method - P4C - SMSC: Body Changes, Growing Up, Puberty, Community, Citizenship, Conflict Mediation & Resolution, Differences & Similarities, E-Safety & Cyberbullying, emotional wellbeing and mental health, family, friends, financial awareness and managing money, jobs, cereers, healthy living, harmful substances, moral and spiritual development (SMSC) identity and awarenss [A P4C Debates & Discussion approach to KS1/KS2 PSHE]

The download comprises 20 X PSHE lessons/sessions that can be used multiple times with the same group. The method uses a selection of debate and discussion activities to explore PSHE issues for KS1 and KS2 students. This download is designed to be a significant component of any primary school's PSHE provision. A demo of the method can be found here: https://goo.gl/DrcSqv [though the content is not relevant to PSHE, it shows how the approach works] The Philosophy Boxes Method is a new approach to P4C designed for students in KS1, 2 & 3: it is graphically stimulating, engaging, and fun. This download is also suitable for older students: but the format was designed with younger students in mind. In this context: 'Philosophy Boxes' represents a more student-centred 'debate & discussion' approach to PSHE issues. The aim of Philosophy Boxes is to bring philosophy and critical thinking into every subject at every level: we believe that any subject becomes philosophy when students are asked the right questions and when they think about a topic hard enough and on the deepest (most fundamental) level. The Philosophy Boxes Method presents students with a set of 'mystery boxes', when a student selects one of the boxes they are presented with 1 of 21 discussion/debate activities [that use 1 of 8 different formats]. The presentation has integrated AfL so that teachers can test knowledge at any point in the lesson. There are 10 different AfL slides to choose from. The design is colourful, animated, fun and engaging: all activities require movement and teachers can decide whether students are expressing their ideas purely verbally or by using post-it notes. The nature of the design is that it can be used for short sessions (5-10 minutes) or much longer sessions (up to 2 hours!) - it allows for classroom practitioners to be flexible and adaptable. It can, therefore, be used in lessons or as a tutor-time activity. The download includes a PowerPoint Show; if you would like an editable PPT presentation so that you can make your own 'Philosophy Boxes' presentation you will need to download the template here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/-the-philosophy-boxes-method-template-for-creating-your-own-philosophy-boxes-lessons-p4c-p4k-11463227 A complete selection of Philosophy Boxes lessons can be found here: https://www.tes.com/resources/search/?&q=philosophy+boxes+godwin86 This PSHE course is based around the topics listed on the BBC Bitesize Resources for KS1 & KS2 PSHE (their content can be used alongside these resources to bolster your PSHE provision, though this download does not require additional preparation or resources) [http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/subjects/zqtnvcw]

By godwin86

Pong with score (part 2 of simple pong)

Pong with score (part 2 of simple pong)

Following on from prior resource of simple Pong game - this adds a simple scoring system. The code itself is not the most efficient but should be easy to implement. Screen shots and commentary pick up from where simple pong game presentation finishes. Although this is one PPT it should cover 3-4 lessons. This is designed around the use of Scratch version 1

By mrnwhite

Computational thinking posters

Computational thinking posters

set of 8 computational thinking posters based loosely on the writings of Paul Wang.SimplificationAutomationIteration and recursionThinking out of the boxPlanning ahead for problemsAn eye for detailsLogical deductionsCommunicating precisely

By mrnwhite

What is Multimedia? - Introductory Unit for Industrial Technology - Multimedia Industries

What is Multimedia? - Introductory Unit for Industrial Technology - Multimedia Industries

This 6 page resource for Industrial Technology - Multimedia Industries (Preliminary) - NSW BOSTES, engages students in researching and producing practical examples of the most common elements of multimedia, including sound, still images, animation etc. The unit is also designed to aid students in developing some of the organisational skills required to complete the practical component of the HSC course. It can be distributed to students in its entirety to allow for self paced learning or in sections as required. A checklist that could be used by students to track their work, or by the teacher as a tool for assessment, is also included in the package. The pages 'Making Powerpoint Truly Interactive' have been provided as a separate file for digital distribution. Please review this resource if you find it useful.

By kellyocs