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Pixel Art in Microsoft Excel - Back to School Art

Pixel Art in Microsoft Excel - Back to School Art

Need a fun way to introduce Microsoft Excel to upper elementary or middle school students? This great lesson incorporates back to school themed art as students learn the basics of Microsoft Excel. First, they'll create a quick pixel art from a given example and then they'll create their own! These are also fun lessons to use if you just need something for a one day lesson. Perfect for the beginning of the school year too. Contained in this Download: 1. Teacher & Student Resources 2. Introduction to Excel Pixel Art Lesson (Excel Project) with tutorial 3. Legends and Sample Pictures for 8 Additional Pictures 4. Full Excel (2016) editable files for all art with legends I've used this with 7th and 8th graders who used their free time to create even more art! I hope your students have as much fun as mine did learning Excel!

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General Electronics Bundle

General Electronics Bundle

Lots of resources to support students who study electronics. Great to support teachers trying to meet the electronics elements of the new Design Technology specification

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Exploring Careers:  Arts, AV Technology & Communications Career Cluster

Exploring Careers: Arts, AV Technology & Communications Career Cluster

This career unit gives students an introduction to the Arts, A/V Technology & Communications 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. A technology based research project is included to allow students to use critical thinking and creativity to further explore the career field as they create a video using Adobe Spark Video (free software, no download needed). Suggested topics for the video are included as well as a quick reference guide for the software. Additionally, a group fashion design project that can be completed without student computer access is provided to simulate the career and 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 Arts, A/V Technology & Communications Careers PowerPoint presentation (editable) • Introduction to Arts, A/V Technology & Communications Careers Research Reading and Questions • Vocabulary Crossword Puzzle (includes answer key) • Job Type Word Search Puzzle (includes answer key) • Technology based Creative Video Project Instructions, Quick Reference Guide, Suggested Topics, and Rubric • Team Brainstorming and Creation Worksheet • Team Fashion Design Project Instructions and Rubric • Arts, A/V Technology & Communications Current Events Discussion Group Lesson Instructions and Rubric • Arts, A/V Technology & Communications Career Reflection Questions (MS Word)

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1950 Sock Hop Clip Art Graphics

1950 Sock Hop Clip Art Graphics

This listing includes a set of 1950's sock hop clip art graphics. Each image is individually saved at 300 dpi high resolution. Files are provided in .PNG and/or .JPGs (compressed into a zip file). Use these images to create worksheets, printables, signs, decorations and so much more. Permission is granted for Personal and Small Business Commercial Use. If you have any questions about this product please feel free to contact NRC Design Studio. Copyright NRC Design Studio

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Learning Adobe Illustrator

Learning Adobe Illustrator

The “Learning Adobe Illustrator” unit focuses on teaching novice students the basics of Adobe Illustrator through independent, project based learning. Students utilize a variety of resources to assist them in their hands-on learning of the program at their own pace. The “About Me” project allows students individual expression and creativity while learning the basic tools in the program. It also includes links to tutorials they can use as they need to complete the lesson. Next, students do three short “practice” lessons that allow them to expand their skills. Finally, they create their own CD cover, utilizing a template for correct size. Files included with this lesson: • Teacher Notes and Resources (includes extension activity ideas) • About Me Project Expectations and Rubric • Adobe Illustrator Practice Mini Lessons (3 lessons) • Create a CD Cover Project Expectations and Rubric • CD Cover Template I've used this successfully with 7th and 8th graders who loved the creativity it involved! I hope your students will enjoy it too!

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Researching a Career of Interest

Researching a Career of Interest

It's never too early to start planning for the future! This activity lets students research a career of interest and then create a presentation about it using MS PowerPoint, Google Slides or a Web 2.0 tool such as Prezi. Files Included with this Lesson • Teacher & Student Notes and Resources • Researching a Career of Interest Project Expectations and Grading Rubric • Sample Presentation This project was created for middle school, but could be used for upper elementary as well.

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Designing Novelty Architecture - Project Based Learning

Designing Novelty Architecture - Project Based Learning

The unusual and creative designs of Novelty Architecture are immediately interesting to middle school students. This lesson is perfect for an introduction to engineering, design, CAD, careers, advertising/marketing or history. After a class discussion about the examples in the PowerPoint (and/or the additional examples in the resources section), students design their own functional building that meets the criteria for novelty architecture. They explore some of the potential problems in designing a building of this type and have the opportunity to utilize their creative skills as they find a unique way to create a building that looks like the company’s product or service. Included with this Lesson • Teacher Resources and Lesson Overview • PowerPoint of examples of Novelty Architecture • Project Expectations for Novelty Architecture Design (includes rubric) My 7th and 8th graders love this project each year and I hope yours will too!

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Interior Design: Design Your Dream House - Career Simulation

Interior Design: Design Your Dream House - Career Simulation

Perfect for art, engineering, CTE or technology classes, this project based learning lesson lets students design their own floor plan using their choice of two different Web 2.0 tools. Next, they furnish the house and finally, they give a detailed explanation of the types of furniture and colors they chose for each room on a detailed chart. Included in the file: * Teacher and Student Resources, including video and extension activities * Project Expectations and Grading Rubric * Room Chart for furniture and color choices * Sample Floor Plan Projects I've used this with 7th and 8th graders as they study the Architecture and Construction careers as a real world project that Architects and Interior Designers would do and it's always a hit! I hope your students enjoy it as much as mine have.

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Advertising Executive - Career Simulation

Advertising Executive - Career Simulation

As students consider what they want to do in the future, they love getting a chance to see what people REALLY do at their jobs. This lesson puts them in the role of an Advertising Executive, designing an advertisement for a unique product that their team is given. This is a fun, creative project, suitable for CTE, technology or art classes and is also an easy lesson to leave for a substitute teacher. Lesson includes: • Teacher & Student Resources • Student instructions, expectations and grading rubric • 20 Product Idea cards plus blank cards to add additional ideas • Sample Projects

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Videos, Photo Collages & eCards using Kizoa

Videos, Photo Collages & eCards using Kizoa

Creative Projects in Kizoa utilizes the free Web 2.0 tool www.kizoa.com which allows students to create and edit videos online, create ecards, photo collages, and edit photos. They can then share their finished product online or by saving it to their computer. No download is required to use the 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 these lessons, students are provided with a quick tutorial, as well as links to other resources to help them with their projects. The tutorial is intended to help students get started with the program and then use the resources within the program to refine their creations. Also included is a list of 12 easy project ideas to allow the teacher and student a choice in how to demonstrate knowledge of Kizoa and the lesson content. Use one or let students choose from several! General project instructions and expectations, along with a grading rubric are also included. Files Included with this Lesson • Teacher Notes and Resources • Quick Getting Started Tutorial for Students • Student Expectations, Project Instructions and Rubric for: o Video Project o eCard Project o Photo Collage Project • List of 12 easy project ideas to expand and customize lessons

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Inventors & Inventions WebQuest / Internet Scavenger Hunt

Inventors & Inventions WebQuest / Internet Scavenger Hunt

This webquest / Internet scavenger hunt is a perfect one day activity for middle schoolers to learn more about inventors, their inventions, and the impact of those on society and their future. Included in the questions are both inventions of historical importance and ones that matter to teens! The lesson includes resources for the teacher and students, the student handout and an answer key. This is a great lesson to leave with a sub too!

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How Fashion Designers Use Math in their Career - Real World Math

How Fashion Designers Use Math in their Career - Real World Math

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 project has students using math skills to learn about the ways in which Fashion Designers use math on their job. They will use basic math and simple algebra to solve problems facing designers. Files included: • Teacher & Student Resources • How Fashion Designers Use Math Activity/Handout • How Fashion Designers Use Math Activity Answer Key

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