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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

Interactive PowerPoint Exam (Produces Graded Certificate)

Interactive PowerPoint Exam (Produces Graded Certificate)

Originally developed to support the ECDL course, this is a 50 question on-screen interactive exam on using PowerPoint. Once launched the app will ask for the student's name, and then present them with fifty questions. Students respond by clicking on the correct part of the application. Once the exam has finished students are given an accurate percentage result, and a printable certificate that includes the name of the exam, their name, the date, and their final score.

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

Books Database (50 books)

Books Database (50 books)

A sample database (Microsoft Access) for students to use, explore, test and extend. The database contains 50 of the most popular teen fiction books, with many different types of field included such as title, author, date published, number of pages, front cover image, blurb, link to Amazon etc. Two tables are included, one containing the books and the other containing reviews, so that cross table queries can be designed.

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

Into Graphics

Into Graphics

A set of five units of work that act as an introduction to graphical design on computer. Students are exposed to a full range of concepts with full illustration and numerous hands-on tasks. Adobe Photoshop is employed where relevant. The set concludes with a full major project using design-process model to develop a series of products in Photoshop.

By kevin_b_savage

Into Graphics - Typography (with Photoshop)

Into Graphics - Typography (with Photoshop)

In this unit we will explore typography, the appearance and lay out of text and how it can be used in Adobe Photoshop. Step-by-step instructions are suitable for Photoshop CS4, CS5, CS6 and CC, and on a PC or Mac. To do this we will investigate: •• typography terminology • categories of typefaces – serif, san serif, decorative, other • type style and type size • alignment and direction • type tools in Photoshop • choice of typeface • paragraph type in Photoshop • the use of white space • leading, tracking and kerning • type special effects, filters and masks in Photoshop • typographic hierarchy.

By kevin_b_savage

Into Graphics - Typography (with Illustrator)

Into Graphics - Typography (with Illustrator)

In this unit we will explore typography, the appearance and lay out of text and how it can be used in Adobe Illustrator. Step-by-step instructions are suitable for Illustrator CS4, CS5, CS6 and CC, and on a PC or Mac. To do this we will investigate: • typography terminology • categories of typefaces – serif, san serif, decorative, other • type style and type size • alignment and direction • type tools in Illustrator • choice of typeface • the use of white space • leading, tracking and kerning • typographic hierarchy.

By kevin_b_savage