ICT Resources

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Submitted by John Thompson A on Wed, 2009-05-27 16:25

Literacy: Reading: text focus (comprehension)

ICT: General ICT resources

Context: Art Film Media Music TV, Sport

Resource type: ICT task sheet, Reading comprehension

Level: E3, L1

A set of 3 web research task sheets. Choose between rugby team, football team or favourite singer / group. Provides practice in web research, skimming, scanning and reading comprehension.

Estimating and measuring weight & capacity

Submitted by Carol Smith on Mon, 2009-05-25 16:25

Numeracy: MSS1/E3.6, MSS1/E3.7

ICT: General ICT resources

Context: Retail Hospitality Customer service

Resource type: ICT task sheet, Worksheet or assignment

Level: E3

Estimating and measuring weight & capacity is a useful ICT based online supermarket exercise.

Parts of a computer

Submitted by Dawn Burford on Mon, 2009-04-06 16:25

Pre-entry: General pre-Entry

ICT: Entry 1 and 2 ICT

Context: Business & Money management

Resource type: Bingo, lotto or Pelmanism, Informative presentation

Level: M8, E1

Set of two resources
PowerPoint Straightforward but very useful introduction to computers for preEntry and Entry 1 students. Ideal to use before playing the accompanying bingo game.
Bingo Eight different boards. Call out the name of the part (or write on the class whiteboard for a literacy group). First to complete a line wins (use counters to cover, or laminate and cross off with a dry wipe pen).

Drag and drop colours

Submitted by Beverley Popely on Thu, 2009-02-12 16:25

Pre-entry: Rw/M8.3

ICT: Entry 1 and 2 ICT

Context: Animal care, farming & equine

Resource type: Interactive worksheet

Level: M8, E1

A lovely ICT / reading activity for Milestone 8 literacy or ESOL learners. 12 colours. Drag the name to the correct colour.

Drag and drop British animals

Submitted by Beverley Popely on Thu, 2009-02-12 16:25

Pre-entry: Rw/M8.3

ICT: Entry 1 and 2 ICT

Context: Animal care, farming & equine

Resource type: Interactive worksheet

Level: M8, E1

Lovely ICT / reading activity for Milestone 8 literacy or ESOL learners. 8 animals. Drag the names to the correct pictures.

Swine flu web research questions

Submitted by Pam Benfold on Wed, 2008-12-10 16:25

Literacy: General literacy / English, Rt/L2.8

ICT: General ICT resources

Context: Health, Social care, Early years

Resource type: ICT task sheet, Worksheet or assignment

Level: L1, L2

Swine flu web research questions. 1 page of general swine flu questions to research and then summarise in Word.

Write a short poem - Create a word cloud

Submitted by Janet Wilkins on Sat, 2008-10-25 15:52

Literacy: Rw/L1.2, Rw/L2.3, Writing: text focus (composition)

ICT: General ICT resources

Free tags: Wordle

Resource type: ICT task sheet, Writing prompts

Level: L1, L2

First designed as a tool for increasing students’ vocabulary and use of descriptive language, this resource uses Wordle – which students love!
Wordle is a brilliant on-line, completely free word cloud creator.
See our blog articles for more Wordle teaching and learning ideas:
http://skillsworkshop.blogspot.com/2008/07/using-wordle-in-classroom.html
http://skillsworkshop.blogspot.com/2008/08/wordle-and-hilda-taba.html
http://skillsworkshop.blogspot.com/2008/09/hilda-taba-part-2-wordle-and-…

2012 stadium ICT exercise

Submitted by June Mill on Tue, 2008-09-02 15:52

ICT: Entry 3 ICT

Free tags: Olympics

Context: Sport

Level: E3

Resource type: ICT task sheet

Provides topical practice in formatting text, line spacing, etc. – plus students must add their own paragraph of information.

Introduction to word processing

Submitted by Lynn Simm on Fri, 2008-07-11 15:53

ICT: Level 1 and 2 CLAIT / ECDL

Context: Business & Money management

Level: L1, L2

Resource type: Informative presentation

A great way to give a start- of-course overview of skills covered in word processing. 16 slides cover formatting and aligning text; copying, cutting and pasting; tabs; bullets; clip art; headers and footers; page layout and more!

Email tasks

Submitted by Lynn Simm on Fri, 2008-07-11 15:53

ICT: Level 1 and 2 CLAIT / ECDL

Context: Business & Money management

Level: L1

Resource type: ICT task sheet

Written for Key Skills ICT Level 1 (but also suitable for ICT Skills for Life, Functional ICT etc.). First task covers netiquette, the second task is based on holidays and covers sending, printing, replying to, and forwarding emails.

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