# Using ICT

Includes (according to level): recognise interface features, insert and remove media, use safety and security practices, use / interact with software applications to meet needs and solve problems, working with files and folders.

## Fatal Affraction

Submitted by Marc Stewart on Sun, 2018-01-07 18:21

#### Level: L1, L2, GCSE L1-5

This is a set of worksheets in a MS Excel workbook that deals with fractions. – Sheet one: a set of pictures (pie charts) that shows fractions from halves to tenths – Sheet two: equivalent fractions with two pie charts, learners can input fractions and see if they are equivalent by looking at the shape of the pie charts – Sheet three: starting to look at fractions being equivalent to decimals with two pie charts one for fractions and one for decimals – Sheet four: a ‘playground’ for learners to input various fracti

## Technology in Rugby - Functional English tasks

Submitted by Leia Fee on Wed, 2015-09-23 13:45

#### Level: E3, L1, L2

Rugby themed task on reading (use of quotations and dialogue, facts versus opinions), researching and writing a short article. Topic links to ICT, suitable for use during e.g. Rugby World Cup, Six Nations Tournament or with any group keen on sport!

## Email and online banking registration forms

Submitted by Iulian Scutelnicu on Sat, 2013-09-21 17:10

#### Level: E2, E3

Simulations of email and online banking registration forms. Can be used in succession, as for the banking registration form you need an email address. When you press the “create account” button it will open the printing menu. Good luck!

## How to check your work in Microsoft Word (E2)

Submitted by Fiona Campbell B on Fri, 2011-10-21 12:58

#### Level: E2

Useful 1 page handout. Very simple instructions on how to correct a mistake made when typing in Microsoft Word. First used with residents at a clinic who have learning difficulties but ideal for any beginner.

## Typical morning ICT / Literacy task sheet

Submitted by Geoff Saunders on Fri, 2011-09-02 22:11

#### Resource type: ICT task sheet

Very clear, step by step task sheet for E3 ICT / Literacy / ESOL learners.
Enter a given short text into the PC, save and name files, set font size, etc. Then plan, write and proofread a short description about your own morning.

## PC Quiz Game

Submitted by Malcolm McElwee on Wed, 2011-08-31 14:56

#### Level: L1, L2

This is a fabulous board game created as a fun and gentle introduction to L1-2 Functional ICT (or other ICT type classes). It also makes a good ice breaker at the beginning of term. Best printed onto A3 and laminated.

There is also an extra bonus ‘Quiz makers’ game available online (link available on the answer sheet).

## The digital switchover Functional Skills tasks

Submitted by Nathalie Stirland on Mon, 2011-08-29 21:21

#### Level: E3, L1

A lovely, very topical set of Functional Skills tasks about the UK digital TV switchover that began in 2009 and finishes in 2012.

The task sheet covers reading comprehension, research, and ICT skills such as finding and selecting information, saving and printing files.

## Olympic games 2012 E1-2 Functional Skills

Submitted by Deborah Proudfoot on Mon, 2011-04-18 11:55

#### Level: E1, E2

This uses the Olympic games 2012 as a focus.The main emphasis is maths / numeracy but ICT and English reading skills are also covered.

Learners will read dates by looking at a calendar and marking on when the Olympics start and finish (including the Paralympics), read times that the football events start and finish and put these on a clockface, and read prices of tickets of a match that they choose. There are also questions on shapes, number, money and doubling.

## Backing up files ICT handout

Submitted by Nicola Gordon on Fri, 2011-04-01 12:35

#### Level: L2

Useful handout that clearly explains the principles of backing up files. Includes information on hardware, software and how to back up data.

## Creating folders ICT handout

Submitted by Nicola Gordon on Fri, 2011-04-01 12:27

#### Level: L1, L2

Useful illustrated handout that clearly explains the principles of basic file management: how to create new folders and how to rename them.

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