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I have over 20 years experience as a lecturer/teacher and also assessor and internal verifier. I currently moderate and test assessments for an awarding body and am a member of SET (Society for Education and Training). I write English, Maths, Food Hygiene and Safety, Food Technology, Online Safety and ICT resources and also computing resources for key stages 2, 3 and 4, GCSE and adults (ECDL etc). I also write and teach botany and ecology courses.

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I have over 20 years experience as a lecturer/teacher and also assessor and internal verifier. I currently moderate and test assessments for an awarding body and am a member of SET (Society for Education and Training). I write English, Maths, Food Hygiene and Safety, Food Technology, Online Safety and ICT resources and also computing resources for key stages 2, 3 and 4, GCSE and adults (ECDL etc). I also write and teach botany and ecology courses.
Food Safety:  Allergens

Food Safety: Allergens

This 4 page guide covers the 14 allergens that must be listed. Learners will understand that allergies can be serious and fatal. Learners will learn that allergenic ingredients must be stored and handled separately to non-allergenic food and will learn the procedures for preventing cross contamination. Knowledge and understanding is assessed via 10 multi choice questions (answers are provided). This guide is ideal for anyone working with food such as canteen staff, apprentices, teachers, assistants etc or for programmes of study in food preparation and safety.
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Functional Skills Entry 1 Maths Activity Workbook

Functional Skills Entry 1 Maths Activity Workbook

An activity workbook to cover Functional Skills Maths at Entry Stage 1. Suitable for the complete beginner and for learner' who struggle with numeracy. The workbook contains explanations and actvities with examples on how to do it to test the learner's skill and knowlede at each section. The workbook has 35 pages and covers: Counting Sorting Addition and subtraction Firsts, seconds, thirds Working with dates Working with 2D and 3 D shapes Poitioning Size Weight Dealing with money Working out distances
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Access Databases 2013 Quick Steps Training Guide

Access Databases 2013 Quick Steps Training Guide

This guide covers 20 A4 pages (single-sided) printed in colour using a visual style with images and callouts. The guide is designed to cover the most useful and popular operations within the Access 2013 software application that a user might need to know and is presented in 10 steps per operation (e.g. Basic operations, Formatting, Editing etc). The guide is useful for anyone wanting to get their heads around using Access 2013 and as a handy reference guide for ICT programmes of study (e.g. ECDL and other L1/L2 ICT qualifications). The guide covers basic operations (openng, creatng a new database/table, closing, printing etc), editing a database, working with tables, relationships, queries, wildcards, forms and reports.
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Functional Skills ICT Level 1 Build-Up Exercises Office 2010

Functional Skills ICT Level 1 Build-Up Exercises Office 2010

These exercises bridge the gap between initial learning and assessment. There are two exercises covering 32 pages - the first exercise guides the learner through the tasks and provides handy tips, using Office 2010, on how to do each of the tasks and the second exercise allows the learner to attempt the tasks without tips or help. There are data files and worked answers for each exercise. The exercises comprehensively cover the Functional Skills ICT specifications at Level 1 and include the following Files & folders Using the Internet Using email Creating a logo Create a leaflet Create a newsletter Create a letter Create a presentation Spreadsheets Databases Combing information Evaluation questions
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Functional Skills Entry Level Stages 2 & 3 Maths Activities

Functional Skills Entry Level Stages 2 & 3 Maths Activities

Ths resource is aimed at Functional Skills Entry Level Stage 2 & 3 and/or early years Maths and offers explanations and activities (with answers) covering 21 pages: Counting - Entry 2 Number Sequences - E2 & E3 Halving and Doubing - E2 Thirds and Quarters Addition with 2 digit numbers - E2 Addition with 3 digit numbers - E3 Addition with decimal points - E3 Subtraction using 2 digit numbers - E2 Subtraction using 3 digit numbers - E2 Subtraction using decimal points - E3 Rounding - E3 Multiplication - E3 Division - E3
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Computational Thinking

Computational Thinking

This 2 page resource explains computational thinking, abstraction, decomposing and generalisation. An example is provided of a step-by-step process with unnecessary detail filtered out. Two activities follow the explanation and examples. This resource is suitable for Key Stage 2 or 3 Computer Science.
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Functional Skills Level 2 Build Up Exercises Office 2010

Functional Skills Level 2 Build Up Exercises Office 2010

These exercises comprehensively cover the Functional Skills level 2 ICT specifications. This resource helps to bridge the gap between initial learning and final assessment and covers all aspect of the level 2 ICT specifications. The first build-up exercise includes handy tips to guide the learner through the exercises. The second build-up exercise is designed to test the learner's skills and knowledge without any tips/hints. You will also need to download the data files and worked copies. The build-up exercises cover 36 single-sided A4 pages and cover the following: Files and folders Internet Planning Creating a logo Spreadsheets Creating a newsletter Creating a leaflet Creating an invoice (tables) Compare documents Presentations Databases File compression Email and organise messages Evaluation questions
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Computer Science: A Brief Guide to Operators

Computer Science: A Brief Guide to Operators

This 2 page resource provides a brief guide to operators: Comparison, Arithmetical and Boolean Operators along with Conditions (True and False) and the principles of BODMAS (wih examples). There are two test questions (comparison operator type and conditions). This worksheet is suitable for learners studying Computer Science at KS2/3.
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Create and Edit Images and Shapes

Create and Edit Images and Shapes

This 17 page worksheet/activity is an extract from the Functional Skills ICT Level 1 and Level 2 Activity Workbook (by the same author) and is suitable for use as a class activity to cover a whole lesson or broken into two sessions (e.g. Images and Drawing Shapes). The worksheet/activity contains clear explanations of image resolution, resizing, cropping, creating and formatting shapes, ordering, grouping, positioning, wrapping etc and also provides 'how to' Help Sheets in Office 2010. There are activities to test knowledge in the form of matchmaker and multiichoice questions and practical exercises to test skill. Answers to multi-choice questions are included.
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Plan Solutions to Complex Tasks

Plan Solutions to Complex Tasks

This 11 page resource is an extract from a Functional Skills ICT Level 2 Training Guide and is based on the Using ICT, Plannng Solutions to Complex Tasks By Analysing the Necessary Stages part of the Functional Skills ICT specifications. The resource consists of the theory behind planning complex tasks and the types of planning techniques available, such as schedules, timetables, Gannt charts, heirarchical charts, storyboards, spreadsheets, websites and mind maps. The theory section is followed by activities and multi-choice revision questions. Answers are included. This resource would be useful for a range of programmes which require the learner to understnd planning techniques.
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Use Software, Interface Features and Adjust System Settings

Use Software, Interface Features and Adjust System Settings

This 18 page resource is an extract from a Functioal Skills ICT Level 2 Activity Workbook (by the same author) and covers software applications, using nterface features and adjusting system settings. The activity resource contains theory for each of the subjects, followed by multi-chioce and matchmaker activities to test knowedge. Also included are 'how to' help sheets for opening an aplication, installing and uninstalling software and managing unresponding applications. This worksheet/activity includes answers.
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Manage File Storage

Manage File Storage

These worksheets/activities are an extract from a Functional Skills ICT Level 2 Activity Workbook (by the same author) and cover file storage, file extensions, file compression, recycle bin, file and folder sizes, file properties, types of storage media, The resource can be used for a whole lesson and contains theory, activities to test knowledge (mix and match/multi-choice) and also 'how to' help sheets for saving, compressing, renaming, deleting and restoring files, plus creating folders, view properties, copy and move files. There are also 4 Practical Exercises for learners to attempt to test their skills. Answers are included.
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The Internet and Search Techniques

The Internet and Search Techniques

This 13 page worksheet/lesson/activity is an extract from Functional Skills ICT Level 2 Activity Workbook (by the same author) which covers the Internet, the WWW, Search Engines and URLs, Boolean Oerators and other search techniques, currency, relvance, bias, copyright. The worksheets/activity can be used for a whole lesso and consists of theory, activities to test knowledge (matchmaker and multi-choice) and also 6 practical exercises to test skill. Answers are included.
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Algorithms Activity Worksheet

Algorithms Activity Worksheet

This 2 page resource is suitable for Key Stage 2/3 Computer Science and comprises a guide and activity for algorithms. This resource provides explanations of algorithms with examples of pseudocode and flowcharts and also provides 2 actvities for learners to test knwledge (answers included).
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Word 2013 Quick Steps Training Guide

Word 2013 Quick Steps Training Guide

This guide covers 28 A4 pages (single-sided) printed in colour using a visual style with images and callouts. The guide is designed to cover the most useful and popular operations within the Word 2013 software application that a user might need to know and is presented in 10 steps per operation (e.g. Basic operations, Formatting, Editing etc). The guide is useful for anyone wanting to get their heads around using Word 2013 and as a handy reference guide for ICT programmes of study (e.g. ECDL and other L1/L2 ICT qualifications).
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PowerPoint Presentations 2013 Quick Steps Training Guide

PowerPoint Presentations 2013 Quick Steps Training Guide

This guide covers 20 A4 pages (single-sided) printed in colour using a visual style with images and callouts. The guide is designed to cover the most useful and popular operations within the PowerPoint2013 software application that a user might need to know and is presented in 10 steps per operation (e.g. Basic operations, Formatting, Editing etc). The guide is useful for anyone wanting to get their heads around using PowerPoint 2013 and as a handy reference guide for ICT programmes of study (e.g. ECDL, Functional Skills and other L1/L2 ICT qualifications). The guide covers the basics (opening, closing, create a new presentation, saving printing etc), editing a presentation and using a master slide, formatting slides, slide setup, inserting images, tables and charts.
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Functional Skills ICT Level 1 Reference Guide Office 2010

Functional Skills ICT Level 1 Reference Guide Office 2010

This is a handy reference guide for students following a Level 1 Functional Skills ICT course. It covers 28 A4 pages and consists of 'how to' help sheets ro cover the Functional Skills ICT specification at level 1. The guide covers planning and timetabling, managing system settings, data storage, computer security, finding and selecting information, editing, fomatting and layout techniques, graphics, drawing tools, presentations, numerical data, graphs and charts, databases, email, stay safe and respect others, output, checking and evaluation techniques.
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Outlook Email 2013 Quick Steps Training Guide

Outlook Email 2013 Quick Steps Training Guide

This guide covers 16 A4 pages (single-sided) printed in colour using a visual style with images and callouts. The guide is designed to cover the most useful and popular operations within the Outlook 2013 software application that a user might need to know and is presented in 10 steps per operation (e.g. Basic operations, Formatting, Editing etc). The guide is useful for anyone wanting to get their heads around using Outlook 2013 and as a handy reference guide for ICT programmes of study (e.g. ECDL, Functional Skills and other L1/L2 ICT qualifications). The guide covers basic operations, (opening, creating a new message, forward, reply, cc and bcc, sending, closing etc), editing folders and emails, work with email messages (attachments, priority, flag, signatures,), work withcontacts, appointments and meetings and calendars.
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