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Data validation & conditional formatting lesson

Data validation & conditional formatting lesson

This lesson teaches students to create what looks like an Amazon product page in Microsoft Excel, helping them to learn how to use data validation rules and conditional formatting rules. A teacher demonstration file is included, as well as two worksheets, and two student activity files.

By jsarnold

Real World Math:  How Math is Used in Information Technology Careers

Real World Math: How Math is Used in Information Technology Careers

This project has students using real-world math skills to learn to perform the calculations that are done in Information Technology jobs. They will use formulas (included) to learn how to determine percentages and use fractions, and other basic math skills used in this industry. Are your students always asking "When will be ever USE this??" This short activity shows students a real world use for the math skills they learn every day. This lesson was created for 7th and 8th grade, but could also be used successfully in upper elementary grades. Files included: • Teacher & Student Resources • How Information Technology Professionals Use Math Activity/Handout • How Information Technology Professionals Use Math Activity Answer Key • Math Formula “Cheat Sheet”

By innovationsintechnology

Computing Wordsearch Starter Activity ICT Computers Homework Cover Lesson Plenary

Computing Wordsearch Starter Activity ICT Computers Homework Cover Lesson Plenary

Wordsearch on the theme of 'Computing'. 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. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!

By mikedean

App Development Lessons

App Development Lessons

This resource is ideal for Year 6 and Year 7 students as a starting platform for building apps. Students will get the opportunity to research their favourite apps, plan for an app which they wish to develop (non-games ideally) and then develop their app idea using the online tool www.appshed.com. This is a relatively easy to use interface with some useful tips and tools at the bottom of their web page.

By gravitas77

Programming Languages Wordsearch Starter Activity ICT Computing Homework Cover Lesson Plenary

Programming Languages Wordsearch Starter Activity ICT Computing Homework Cover Lesson Plenary

Wordsearch on the theme of 'Programming Languages'. 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. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!

By mikedean

Input and Output devices

Input and Output devices

Input and Output devices This is a 36 page PowerPoint about input and output devices. The students can go through this at their own pace. Objectives: • Be able to explain what input and output devices are: • Be able to identify input and output devices • Consider the uses of input and output devices

By wsparrow

Scratch Pacman series of 6 lessons ( game examples, help sheets, starters, homework, tick lists)

Scratch Pacman series of 6 lessons ( game examples, help sheets, starters, homework, tick lists)

This folder contains 6 full lessons, showing in stages how to build a Pacman game (or similar) in Scratch, with examples and help sheets. It also allows students the ability to go further with higher extension task sheets. I have placed some starter activity sheets, Lesson objectives and a programming homework book also. Save any teacher teaching this unit a lot of time in preparing a whole unit from scratch (excuse the pun!). Lesson 1:- Creating Sprites, Costumes and Stage Lessson2:- Adding script to Pacman to move and change costume (open and close mouth) Lesson 3:- Adding script to move other sprites in the game (ghost) Lesson 4:- Adding variables (Counter, eating the dots) Lesson 5:- Creating the game over sprite/script Lesson 6:- Extra lives + other elements (bouncing off the walls, moving Pacman along a path) Note worksheets and game examples can be uploaded to web version of Scratch, but scripts may alter in colour slightly as web version is slightly different than desktop. best for version 1.3.1 Scratch and above

By lyonkind09

PaperWorks: KS1 Art and Design – Pack 1: Creativity with paper

PaperWorks: KS1 Art and Design – Pack 1: Creativity with paper

PaperWorks Pack 1 is an interactive teaching resource designed to engage your pupils in a fun exploration of paper as a versatile material. It provides a full Art and Design lesson complete with whiteboard presentation (including two videos and an interactive game), worksheets, teaching notes, and links to order a free poster. The lesson also suggests how you can use paper as the basis of a wider teaching theme, and introduces the importance of recycling and paper recovery. Pupils will learn how paper is made, its many uses and properties, and they can be creative by making 3D paper toys. They will also have the cross-curricular opportunities to: • Investigate the possibilities of paper (Art and Design) • Try folding techniques and apply these to paper (Art and Design) • Explore visual and tactile elements of paper (Art and Design) • Use wide-ranging vocabulary to describe paper and write for different purposes (English) • Approach paper problems involving numbers (Maths) • Use a plan to find paper objects (Geography) • Identify differences between ways of life without paper (History) • Describe the simple physical properties of paper (Science) • Identify and compare the suitability of paper for particular uses (Science) • Find out how paper can be changed by squashing, bending, twisting and stretching (Science) • Use images and software to develop ideas of a ‘super-paper’ (Computing) • Discuss how we can recycle paper (PSHE)* The teachers’ notes and worksheets PDFs can be downloaded from TES. The accompanying presentation and videos are easy to find in the Primary KS1 area at: http://www.paperworks.school. * These are the curriculum links for England but links for Northern Ireland, Scotland, and Wales are also available on the PaperWorks website.

By PaperWorks

Exploring Careers:  Information Technology

Exploring Careers: Information Technology

This career unit gives students an introduction to the Information Technology career cluster and what a career in this field would be like. This is perfect for a career, technology, CTE or business class. The included PowerPoint presentation can be used by the teacher for whole class instruction, or provided to the students electronically (or as a printout) for them to review individually. Students use close reading skills with a short informational passage to learn about the career field and answer questions to use critical thinking skills and demonstrate their understanding. Two different puzzles are included to learn different jobs in the career and to reinforce vocabulary skills. An individual project to create a web site using Weebly (www.weebly.com) offers students an opportunity for a real-life look into this career. A group project to learn more about cybersecurity is provided to allow students to utilize critical thinking skills and teamwork. Finally, a short reflection questionnaire gives students the opportunity to reflect and analyze their learning as they determine if this career field is of interest to them. The project was created for grades 7-8 but could easily be used with high school students. The teacher can choose to use some or all of the provided lesson options included in this resource. Files Included with this Lesson • Teacher & Student Notes and Resources • Introduction to Information Technology Careers PowerPoint presentation (editable) • Introduction to Information Technology Careers Research Reading and Questions • Vocabulary Crossword Puzzle (includes answer key) • Job Type Word Search Puzzle (includes answer key) • Individual Project Web Site Design expectations, resources, Quick Reference Guide, and rubric • Technology based Group Cybersecurity Project Instructions, Resources and Rubric • Information Technology Career Reflection Questions (MS Word)

By innovationsintechnology