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Adobe Animate - Lesson 1 Introduction to flash animation

Adobe Animate - Lesson 1 Introduction to flash animation

An introduction to Adobe Animate 2017 with lesson plan and worksheet explaining core functions of the software. This lesson sheet could also be tailored to work with previous versions of adobe flash since the controls and layouts are exactly the same. Learners create a simple animation using the characters of their name. The lesson details key framing and use of the timeline.

By ibrahimwild99

Control for Key Stage 2.  Resource 2 of 6.  Crumble and Crumble Playground

Control for Key Stage 2. Resource 2 of 6. Crumble and Crumble Playground

This is for Generalist Primary School Teachers to use with their classes. It's great fun. Our pupils love it! Teachers can use it to learn quickly - included are some easy to follow getting started read-me pdfsAll 'Pupil Playground' files are designed to be used 'on-screen' along with the very easy to use 'Scratch' inspired control software. The pdf is fully hyperlinked with lots of easy to follow instructions and tasks which become more challenging. (The Crumble Software is free from 4tronix and others. It does more than Scratch does with physical things!) I'm not sure how to describe this resource! It's way more than 1 lesson but not a half term's work. The whole set provides a series of units which are plenty, with progression, from year 3 to year 6.Included is an example marking ladder which could be easily changed for your specific needs.The whole set fulfils all of the Control related aspects of the National Curriculum for Key Stage 2 - it doesn't cover all of 'Computing'. In more detail, it provides tons of engaging experience of three statements of 'Computing' with parts of the fifth. Also one of 'Design and Technology'. See the file 'Computing and Control in KS2 NC Match Up'.https://www.tes.com/member/SkyTeacher

By MountainSkyTeacher

Robótica 2 con el programa LEGO MINDSTORMS EDUCATION EV3 (in Spanish)

Robótica 2 con el programa LEGO MINDSTORMS EDUCATION EV3 (in Spanish)

This activity is in SPANISH and you need the program LEGO MINDSTORMS EDUCATION EV3.Actividad hecha para trabajar con el robot Lego Mindstorms EV3 en ESO.La actividad pone 1º ESO pero también la he trabajado en 3º y 4º ESO, depende de si han trabajado antes con el robot o no. Si no han trabajado antes se puede usar sin problema.En la actividad se trabajan los bloques de sensores de contacto, sensor de color, sensor ultrasónico, bloque interruptor o bifurcación, con ejercicios de prueba que van progresivamente pidiendo que realicen ejercicios para comprobar si han adquirido los conocimientos.

By pablogomezsese

Robótica 1 con el programa LEGO MINDSTORMS EDUCATION EV3 (in Spanish)

Robótica 1 con el programa LEGO MINDSTORMS EDUCATION EV3 (in Spanish)

This activity is in SPANISH and you need the program LEGO MINDSTORMS EDUCATION EV3.Actividad hecha para trabajar con el robot Lego Mindstorms EV3 en ESO.La actividad pone 1º ESO pero también la he trabajado en 3º y 4º ESO, depende de si han trabajado antes con el robot o no. Si no han trabajado antes se puede usar sin problema.En la actividad se trabajan los bloques de motores, los bloques de luces, de sonido, de imagen, bucle repetir, bloque esperar con ejercicios de prueba que van progresivamente pidiendo que realicen ejercicios para comprobar si han adquirido los conocimientos.

By pablogomezsese

Control for Computing KS2. Actually doing it!

Control for Computing KS2. Actually doing it!

This bundle contains a complete suite of carefully structured tasks for pupils aged 7 to 11. There is plenty for at least 12 lessons. Easily. (As a guide, the free starter resource has been used by one of our teachers for three lessons and it has not been exhausted - neither is the teacher!) It's all great fun and it works! Pupils frequently talk about it in the playground in the run up to lessons.Teachers will be able to target some for Years 3 and 4, others for Year 5 and 6.None of this stuff will stay dusty in a cupboard or be in practice used by only the most able. All abilities can use it and make good progress.There is plenty of scope for differentiation. See the resource description for each individual set for details. In brief, it takes pupils from 'turn a light on and off' to sequencing a rainbow pattern that moves, to having the McRoboFace respond to its surroundings, to controlling motor speed and direction in different ways.It contains 'on-screen' guides with starter coding using the Crumble Controller and its Playground from 4tronix. Our classes love it! Teachers love it too. 1) The Crumble Software is inspired by Scratch - and even easier to get started with.2) There are no fiddly wiring problems, no slippery croc clips, just standard audio leads. See the cover photo - a motor with speed and direction control by two buttons - just four 'push-in' leads!A free sub-set of the lot is available for 'look and feel'. The cover photo on that shows the McRoboFace which pupils are excited by.This has great application also for teachers and classes wanting to learn effective coding and then using that with DT self build models.

By MountainSkyTeacher

ESL Bundle ESL Teaching Pack

ESL Bundle ESL Teaching Pack

A lovely collection of different ESL Teaching Resources to teach a wide range of ages and skills. There is something for everyone in this collection. You will be able to get your class talking!

By peterfogarty

2017 AQA GCSE Design and Technology (New) Specification Knowledge Organiser

2017 AQA GCSE Design and Technology (New) Specification Knowledge Organiser

This is a Knowledge Organiser that I have put together for the new AQA Design and Technology Specification. It is designed as a resource for both teachers and pupils to give an overview of everything that needs to be covered to excel in the qualification- rather than across many pages as per the specification, this quick reference guide should thus be helpful across the whole two year qualification. It is on two sides in PDF format so it can be printed as two separate posters in A2, A3, or A4 etc. Alternatively it can be printed double sided, laminated and used as a learning mat for students. One side covers Part 1 of the specification and the other side covers Part 2 and Part 3.

By DTTeacher

Review of Savigent

Review of Savigent

Savigent brings workflow to manufacturing systems. Read section 2.6 of the attached free IBM Business Process Modelling (BPM). Read the methodology paper links and rate them on communicating how to do BPM compared to IBM Red Book pdf.

By biznetworker

Control for Key Stage 2. Resource 4 of 6. Crumble and Crumble Playground

Control for Key Stage 2. Resource 4 of 6. Crumble and Crumble Playground

This is for Generalist Primary School Teachers to use with their classes. There are enough guided 'hands-on' Computer Control activities here to keep pupils engaged for several lessons. Each has clear instructions with clear photos and examples of code. For a good look (free!) download 'Pupils Playground 1' - which is identical in look and feel. It builds on the earlier Playgrounds. In this one, pupils can choose from a range of coding tasks with increasing challenge. The final one really is an exacting task - but they will learn some great coding tricks! See the 'Playground Overview' for free in 'Playground 1'.All 'Pupil Playground' files are designed to be used 'on-screen' along with the very easy to use 'Scratch' inspired control software. The pdf is fully hyperlinked with lots of easy to follow instructions and tasks which become more challenging. (The Crumble Software is free from 4tronix and others. It does more than Scratch does with physical things!) I'm not sure how to describe this resource! It's more than 1 lesson but not 4 lessons. The whole set provides a series of units, bursting with 'hands-on' activities, which are plenty, with progression, from year 3 to year 6.Included is an example marking ladder which could be easily changed for your specific needs.The whole set fulfils all of the Control related aspects of the National Curriculum for Key Stage 2 - it doesn't cover all of 'Computing'. In more detail, it provides tons of engaging experience of three statements of 'Computing' with parts of the fifth. Also one of 'Design and Technology'. See the file 'Computing and Control in KS2 NC Match Up'.Included is an example of how our school stores each of the kits of 4tronix stuff.https://www.tes.com/member/SkyTeacher

By MountainSkyTeacher

Control for Key Stage 2. Resource 6 of 6. Controlling a Motor.  Crumble and Crumble Playground.

Control for Key Stage 2. Resource 6 of 6. Controlling a Motor. Crumble and Crumble Playground.

This is for Generalist Primary School Teachers to use with their classes. There are enough guided 'hands-on' Computer Control activities here to keep pupils engaged for one to three lessons. Each has clear instructions with good photos and examples of code. For a good look (free!) download 'Pupils Playground 1' - which is identical in look and feel. It builds on the earlier Playgrounds. It can be used before Playground 5. In this one, pupils are introduced to the 'Motor Gizmo'. The coding tasks are quite different from the other Playgrounds. Pupils are first shown how to control a motor using two buttons. Then they are shown how to do it with one. These skills are then combined with others learned earlier in a couple of challenges. See the 'Playground Overview' for free in 'Playground 1'.All 'Pupil Playground' files are designed to be used 'on-screen' along with the very easy to use 'Scratch' inspired control software. The pdf is fully hyperlinked with lots of easy to follow instructions and tasks which become more challenging. (The Crumble Software is free from 4tronix and others. It does more than Scratch does with physical things!) I'm not sure how to describe this resource! It's more than 1 lesson, possibly 3 - depending on variation of task the teacher challenges pupils with. The whole set provides a series of units, bursting with 'hands-on' activities, which are plenty, with progression, from year 3 to year 6.Included is an example marking ladder which could be easily changed for your specific needs.The whole set fulfils all of the Control related aspects of the National Curriculum for Key Stage 2 - it doesn't cover all of 'Computing'. In more detail, it provides tons of engaging experience of three statements of 'Computing' with parts of the fifth. Also one of 'Design and Technology'. See the file 'Computing and Control in KS2 NC Match Up'.Included is an example of how our school stores each of the kits of 4tronix stuff.https://www.tes.com/member/SkyTeacher

By MountainSkyTeacher

Control for Key Stage 2.  Resource 5 of 6.  Sonic Detector.  Crumble and Crumble Playground

Control for Key Stage 2. Resource 5 of 6. Sonic Detector. Crumble and Crumble Playground

This is for Generalist Primary School Teachers to use with their classes. There are enough guided 'hands-on' Computer Control activities here to keep pupils engaged for one to three lessons. Each has clear instructions with good photos and examples of code. For a good look (free!) download 'Pupils Playground 1' - which is identical in look and feel. It builds on the earlier Playgrounds. In this one, pupils are introduced to the 'Sonic Gizmo'. The coding tasks are similar to those in Playgrounds 2 and 3, but a little more difficult. See the 'Playground Overview' for free in 'Playground 1'.All 'Pupil Playground' files are designed to be used 'on-screen' along with the very easy to use 'Scratch' inspired control software. The pdf is fully hyperlinked with lots of easy to follow instructions and tasks which become more challenging. (The Crumble Software is free from 4tronix and others. It does more than Scratch does with physical things!) I'm not sure how to describe this resource! It's more than 1 lesson, possibly 3 - depending on variation of task the teacher challenges pupils with. The whole set provides a series of units, bursting with 'hands-on' activities, which are plenty, with progression, from year 3 to year 6.Included is an example marking ladder which could be easily changed for your specific needs.The whole set fulfils all of the Control related aspects of the National Curriculum for Key Stage 2 - it doesn't cover all of 'Computing'. In more detail, it provides tons of engaging experience of three statements of 'Computing' with parts of the fifth. Also one of 'Design and Technology'. See the file 'Computing and Control in KS2 NC Match Up'.Included is an example of how our school stores each of the kits of 4tronix stuff.https://www.tes.com/member/SkyTeacher

By MountainSkyTeacher

Intellectual Property

Intellectual Property

Three great resources to support learners in understanding intellectual property. Contains factsheets, a Who Wants to be a Millionaire and a card sort. Can be used as three separate resources or as one lesson with a starter, main body and plenary.

By lsshales

Homopolar Motors KS3.  A great stepping stone to dc motors.  Physics. Science. Magnets.

Homopolar Motors KS3. A great stepping stone to dc motors. Physics. Science. Magnets.

This is for General Science and Physics Teachers in KS3. It is a complete practical resource with : a lesson plan a health and safety sheet a class presentation (which includes short movies, photos, get thinking questions...)Its great fun - and the motors are very surprising!Plus plans for an optional mdf framework (but you can make them reasonably with buttons!) TechSoft 2D plans for an optional homopolar motor frame made from really cheap 3mm mdf boardWe trialled the mdf framed motors with 11-14 year olds. Some made them in 20 minutes and then 'tuned' them to whizz really fast! Others took 45 minutes. Two parents asked for the kits to take home!

By MountainSkyTeacher

5 x Scratch Programming Activities - Save over 20%!

5 x Scratch Programming Activities - Save over 20%!

Save 22% on the individual price with this 5 x Scratch Programming tutorials bundle! Please see individual listings for full details of each tutorial. Titles included;1. How do I do THAT in Scratch??!2. Scratch - Game Review Activity3. Scratch - Shark Attack! ...What happens next?!4. Scratch - Ultimate Space Game5. Scratch – Introduction to Computing using the IF Statement.

By ICT_Resources

Best Drones of 2017 by National Geographic comprehension KS2.

Best Drones of 2017 by National Geographic comprehension KS2.

A real life guide by the National Geographic on the best drones of 2017. Rich language and vocabulary. As a class we watched some drone videos as a hook and we had a fascinating discussion about role of drones in the 21st century as well as privacy issues. Differentiated as always with a full mark scheme, flashcards (with word etymologies) and Illustrations by a professional artist for key words to support vocabulary development. Great for literacy, guided reading, homework, boosters/intervention and tutoring. Enjoy!

By benserghin

Table Top Resources - Hardwoods - A3

Table Top Resources - Hardwoods - A3

To support learning, these A3 table top resource sheets help pupils to identify a selection of hardwoods, the rings of a hardwood, and what they are typically used for.If you download this resource, please write a review so I can continue to improve my resources.

By MrMERoberts

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

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

Technology Posters Resource Pack

Technology Posters Resource Pack

81 Technology Posters.Posters include a definition and example of a wide range of Technologies concepts. There is a full colour, low colour and black and white version.Posters include:* ACSII* Augmented Reality* Basic Functions* Binary Codes* Binary Data* Binary Poster* Biomimicry Poster* Bit Poster* Byte Poster* Central Processing* Cloud Computing* Code Poster* Coding Poster* Computational Thinking* Data Poster* Digital Systems Poster* Encryption of Data Poster* Fibre Poster* Functionality Poster* Information Systems Poster* Input Output Poster* Materials Poster* Programming Poster* Program Poster* Social Sustainability Poster* Sustainability Criteria Poster* Systems PosterThere is 1 zip folder for US Spelling and 1 zip folder for AUS/UK Spelling.

By TeachStarter

AQA Materials Technical Award Practical Lesson Power Point

AQA Materials Technical Award Practical Lesson Power Point

This is the power point I am currently using for the new Materials Technical Award from AQA. It included assessment criteria and a modelled example of how students can use the practical log book that I have created, which can also be found on my TES shop. I recently had a formal observation with this lesson and did really well.

By Doodsmisses

AQA Materials Technical Award Practical Lessons Log Book

AQA Materials Technical Award Practical Lessons Log Book

I have created this log book to be used with the practical lesson power point. Its has all the assessment criteria for each skill log for unit 1of the new materials technology technical award. In addition to this it has lesson log for the students to record what they have done each lesson.

By Doodsmisses

AQA Materials Tecnical Award Evidencing Practical Skills Lesson

AQA Materials Tecnical Award Evidencing Practical Skills Lesson

AQA Materials Technical Award Evidencing Practical Skills Lesson. I use this lesson for students to record the skills they have completed in the practical lessons. This is for the new Materials Technical award from AQA.You can also find an example of how I would expect students to lay this out on in my TES shop.

By Doodsmisses

3D Bundle

3D Bundle

Using Sketchup and Sculptris (2 free pieces of 3D software) and these guides. Teach your children the basics of 3D sculpting.

By martinjgoulden

Online Shopping PowerPoint Template

Online Shopping PowerPoint Template

Make Tech Savy ppt presentation with the help of Online Shopping PowerPoint TemplateKey Features of Online Shopping PowerPoint Template* Simple color-coded format* Easy to use with Text* Facilitates communication with customer* Save hours on making presentation* Attractive charts and diagrams* Reasonable price* Slides – 21 Slides

By TemplatesStore

Multimedia Starter Pack

Multimedia Starter Pack

A collection of work units and resources for Industrial Technology - Multimedia Technologies. (NSW BOSTES HSC Course) This bundle contains enough resources to take your students through most of the Preliminary year of this course.

By kellyocs