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Interior Design using Sweet Home 3D (Freeware) Part 2 - Applying Textures

Interior Design using Sweet Home 3D (Freeware) Part 2 - Applying Textures

Sweet Home 3D is free software that allows the user to design and furnish buildings in 3D. Part 2 focuses on applying suitable textures and materials to walls and floors . Designed with middle school STEM, high school mandatory technology, and elective design and technology classes in mind, the print ready instructions and practice task are suitable as handouts for self paced learning or as a teacher resource for more formal instruction.

By kellyocs

The Culture of the Roaring 20's - Research & Presentation Project in eMaze

The Culture of the Roaring 20's - Research & Presentation Project in eMaze

This unit connects learning with technology to Social Studies. This is perfect for technology class or for use in a Social Studies or History classroom that wants to incorporate technology with a lesson. No download is required to use eMaze (www.emaze.com) - a free product, making it easy for teachers who are not able to download software on classroom computers to still give their students a choice in learning. In this lesson, students are provided with a quick tutorial, as well as links to other resources to help them with their project. The tutorial is intended to help students get started with the program and then use the resources within the program to refine their creations. Students create a presentation about their choice of one of several topics about the culture of the Roaring 20’s after researching them. They use that information along with graphics, pictures and background to create a finished presentation that explains how their topic influenced society then and now, and also add their own opinions and insights to it. This is an excellent creative project to add to a unit on American History or the 1920’s. This project was created for grades 7-8 but could easily be used with upper elementary or high school students. Files Included with this Lesson • Teacher & Student Notes and Resources • Student Project Expectations and Grading Rubric • Getting Started Tutorial for eMaze

By innovationsintechnology

Generic Software: The Microsoft Perspective

Generic Software: The Microsoft Perspective

In this teacher resource, learn key tools to use from MS Office across ALL Learning Areas - English, Maths, Science and History. ICT techniques to use in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access and Photostory that will help you to effectively integrate technology in your classroom and teach ICT capability.

By ictesolutionsau

Inventions Inspired by the 9/11 Disaster

Inventions Inspired by the 9/11 Disaster

This lesson focuses on the innovations and inventions that are borne from tragedy, specifically as it relates to 9/11. This is perfect for technology class or for use in a Social Studies or History classroom that wants to incorporate technology with a lesson for Patriot Day, September 11th. Students work in pairs or small groups to create a presentation in Microsoft PowerPoint (or Google Slides) about some of the things that were invented because of the disaster that occurred on 9/11 after researching them. They use the information gained from their research to create a finished presentation that explains a few of the inventions inspired by that disaster and add their own opinions and insights to it. The project was created for grades 7-8 but could easily be used with upper elementary or high school students. Files Included with this Lesson • Teacher & Student Notes and Resources • Student Project Expectations and Grading Rubric

By innovationsintechnology

Sketchup Make Basics - Wooden Toy Train

Sketchup Make Basics - Wooden Toy Train

Complete step by step instructions for drawing a toy train 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 7 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.

By kellyocs

Evolution of Railroads - Research and Timeline Project

Evolution of Railroads - Research and Timeline Project

This unit connects learning with technology to Social Studies. This is perfect for technology class or for use in a Social Studies or History classroom that wants to incorporate technology with a lesson. No download is required to use Tiki-Toki (www.tiki-toki.com) - a free product, making it easy for teachers who are not able to download software on classroom computers to still give their students a choice in learning. In this lesson, students are provided with a quick tutorial, as well as links to other resources to help them with their project. The tutorial is intended to help students get started with the program and then use the resources within the program to refine their creations. Students create a timeline about the evolution of railroads after researching them. They use that information along with graphics, pictures and backgrounds from the Internet and also supplied in Tiki-Toki, to create a finished presentation that explains the history of railroads and how they evolved, and add their own opinions and insights to the project. This is an excellent creative project to add to a unit on railroads, the Industrial Revolution, or other social studies lessons on the growth and development of the United States. The project was created for grades 7-8 but could easily be used with upper elementary or high school students. Files Included with this Lesson • Teacher & Student Notes and Resources • Student Project Expectations and Grading Rubric • Getting Started Tutorial for Tiki-Toki

By innovationsintechnology

Interior Design using Sweet Home 3D (Freeware)

Interior Design using Sweet Home 3D (Freeware)

Sweet Home 3D is free software that allows the user to design and furnish buildings in 3D. This resource introduces students to the software and its use through practical exploration. Designed with middle school STEM, high school mandatory technology, and elective design and technology classes in mind, the print ready instructions and practice task are suitable as handouts for self paced learning or as a teacher resource for more formal instruction.

By kellyocs

Inventions of World War I & World War II - Research and Presentation in Canva

Inventions of World War I & World War II - Research and Presentation in Canva

This unit connects learning with technology to Social Studies. This is perfect for technology class or for use in a Social Studies or History classroom that wants to incorporate technology with a lesson. No download is required to use Canva (www.canva.com ) - a free product), making it easy for teachers who are not able to download software on classroom computers to still give their students a choice in learning. In this lesson, students are provided with a quick tutorial, as well as links to other resources to help them with their project. The tutorial is intended to help students get started with the program and then use the resources within the program to refine their creations. Students create a presentation about some of the things that were invented because of World War I or World War II after researching them. They use that information along with graphics, pictures and background (supplied in Canva) to create a finished presentation that explains the history of the inventions and adds their own opinions and insights to it. This is an excellent creative project to add to a unit on World War I or World War II. The project was created for grades 7-8 but could easily be used with upper elementary or high school students. Files Included with this Lesson • Teacher & Student Notes and Resources • Student Project Expectations and Grading Rubric • Getting Started Tutorial for Canva

By innovationsintechnology

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

Number Grid (Conditional Formatting in Excel)

Number Grid (Conditional Formatting in Excel)

Can be used either as a demonstration of an interactive number grid that show how number patterns can be represented by colours, or as a demonstration of how conditional formatting rules can be applied to a grid of cells. Change the two numbers on the left to see the grid update immediately, creating waves of colour.

By jsarnold

Real Logos Created in PowerPoint

Real Logos Created in PowerPoint

A selection of real logos, compared with re-created logos made entirely in PowerPoint using the Shapes tool. This was to demonstrate to classes how dynamic and versatile the shapes tool can be for creating logos and images.

By jsarnold

Creating an Art title page in Microsoft Word - Middle School Visual Arts

Creating an Art title page in Microsoft Word - Middle School Visual Arts

Instructions for creating an Art title page using WordArt, the drawing tools and shape fills in Microsoft Word. This resource will assist middle school art teachers in fulfilling the mandatory programming requirements in Visual Arts to do with the use of Computing Technologies in Visual Arts (Australian Curriculum). It can be presented as a hand out for self-paced learning or kept by the teacher as a resource for guided instruction.

By kellyocs