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.

Literacy: Form filling, Functional English - reading, Rw/E3.2, Functional English - writing

Numeracy: MSS1/E2.3

ICT: Entry 1 and 2 ICT, Using ICT, Entry 3 ICT

Context: Employment skills & Public services

Resource type: ICT task sheet, Interactive worksheet, Writing prompts

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 11:58

ICT: Entry 1 and 2 ICT, Using ICT, Developing, presenting and communicating information

Resource type: Handout or guide

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 21:11

Literacy: Writing: text focus (composition)

ICT: Using ICT, Developing, presenting and communicating information

Level: E3

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 13:56

ICT: General ICT resources, Using ICT

Resource type: Game, Ice breaker

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).

Literacy: Functional English - reading, Reading: text focus (comprehension)

ICT: Using ICT, Finding and selecting information

Context: Art Film Media Music TV, Electrical, Electronics & Technology

Resource type: ICT task sheet, Reading comprehension, Worksheet or assignment

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 10:55

Literacy: Functional English - reading

Numeracy: Functional Maths

ICT: Using ICT, Finding and selecting information

Free tags: Olympics

Context: Sport

Resource type: ICT task sheet, Investigation or project, Worksheet or assignment

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 11:35

ICT: Using ICT, Level 1 and 2 CLAIT / ECDL

Resource type: Handout or guide

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 11:27

ICT: Using ICT, Level 1 and 2 CLAIT / ECDL

Resource type: Handout or guide

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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