General ICT resources

ICT Initial Assessment L1-2 (paper based)

Submitted by Gemma Porter on Tue, 2015-10-27 08:55

ICT: Functional ICT, General ICT resources, Level 1 and 2 CLAIT / ECDL

Resource type: Assessment material

Level: E3, L1, L2

I have created a paper based initial assessment for ICT to identify if students should be working towards Level 1 or Level 2.

Internet Activity / Quiz for Functional ICT

Submitted by Ginette Kriche on Sun, 2012-09-30 15:46

ICT: General ICT resources, Finding and selecting information

Resource type: ICT task sheet, Quiz

Level: E2, E3, L1

Practice some of the skills needed for ICT Functional skills and also a bit of fun. Can be used individually, in pairs or groups. Two lots of 15 questions with fill-in answersheet attached.

Poor PowerPoints

Submitted by Helen Redman on Sun, 2011-12-11 15:06

ICT: General ICT resources, Developing, presenting and communicating information

General: Study Skills and General Teaching

Level: E3, L1, L2

Resource type: Handout or guide, Informative presentation

A demonstration of how not to make a PowerPoint. This has been used for all levels as an extreme example of the worst PowerPoint ever.

PC Quiz Game

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

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).

Spreadsheet word wall

Submitted by Ged Kehoe on Tue, 2011-07-19 12:30

ICT: Functional ICT, General ICT resources, Level 1 and 2 CLAIT / ECDL

Resource type: Poster

Level: E3, L1, L2

Lovely classroom display that will help learners define and understand the function of 20 common Excel toolbar buttons.

Police web quest

Submitted by Sara Bishop on Fri, 2010-02-05 22:29

Literacy: General literacy / English, Functional English - reading

ICT: General ICT resources, Finding and selecting information

Context: Employment skills & Public services

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

Level: E3

Police web quest is a wonderful way of embedding literacy in Public Service (PS) lessons – allowing students to find out more about careers (inc support staff) in the Police Force. Written for Entry level PS students but could also be used in Work Skills and law & order/ justice sessions. Includes reading, writing, vocabulary, gap fill, word search and much more. Also ideal for embedded E3 Functional English and Functional ICT.

How to use Hot Potatoes to make a crossword

Submitted by Karen Bruin on Sun, 2009-12-13 17:24

ICT: General ICT resources

Resource type: Handout or guide

Level: E3, L1, L2

How to use Hot Potatoes to make a crossword – is an ideal embedded literacy exercise for ICT classes (or embedded ICT for literacy!) with step by step illustrated help for using this popular freeware program to create web based word puzzles.
Karen has also provided two sample crosswords to show learners the type of puzzle they can quickly produce. Puzzle A is on parts of speech, puzzle B is on punctuation marks. (See below)

Punctuation - onscreen crossword

Submitted by Karen Bruin on Sun, 2009-12-13 01:00

Literacy: Use knowledge of punctuation and capitalisation

ICT: General ICT resources

Level: L1, L2

Resource type: Crossword, Interactive whiteboard, On-screen activity or video

Lovely interactive crossword. 8 clues. Would make a good group activity on an interactive whiteboard.

To run, unzip the file (select “Extract all files”) into a new folder and click on punctuationhotpotcrossword to run.

Created with the excellent freeware program Hot Potatoes http://hotpot.uvic.ca/
Please see Karen’s separate “How to use Hot Potatoes to make a crossword” ICT guide for further information.

Parts of speech - onscreen crossword

Submitted by Karen Bruin on Sun, 2009-12-13 01:00

Literacy: Use knowledge of grammar

ICT: General ICT resources

Level: E3, L1, L2

Resource type: Crossword, Interactive whiteboard, On-screen activity or video

Lovely interactive crossword. 13 clues. Would make a good group activity on an interactive whiteboard.

To run, unzip the file (select “Extract all files”) into a new folder and click on *partsofspeechhotpotcrossword *to run.

Created with the excellent freeware program Hot Potatoes http://hotpot.uvic.ca/
Please see Karen’s separate “How to use Hot Potatoes to make a crossword” ICT guide for further information.

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