ICT Resources

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Introduction to email

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

Covers sending, receiving, attachments and viruses. Designed for students using Postmaster but easy to insert your own screen shots if needed.

CV templates

Submitted by Steve Mangan on Wed, 2008-06-18 15:53

Literacy: Writing

ICT: Entry 3 ICT, Level 1 and 2 CLAIT / ECDL

Context: Employment skills & Public services

Resource type: Writing frame

Level: E3, L1

CV templates two very useful templates can be used for word processing or as an outline planner/ writing frame.

Create signs and student lists

Submitted by Ginette Kriche on Tue, 2008-05-27 15:53

ICT: Level 1 and 2 CLAIT / ECDL

General: Staff development

Free tags: Humour

Resource type: ICT task sheet

Level: L2

Create signs and student lists – plus useful XP DTP tips – two really useful step by step worksheets for creating a) clever signs with some very amusing real life examples!; b) alphabetical student lists in tables.
Plus a super 1 page collection of quick DTP tips / shortcuts for Windows XP. Originally used for training teachers on an NUT ICT training class but suitable for any L2 ICT / CLAIT students.

Rooms of the house - 6 interactive exercises

Submitted by Ginette Kriche on Sun, 2008-04-13 15:53

Literacy: Rw/E1.1

ICT: Entry 1 and 2 ICT

ESOL: ESOL Rw/E1.1a

Level: E1, E2

Resource type: Interactive worksheet

A super series of 6 graded interactive ICT worksheets. Covers E1 Lit and ESOL reading (reading key words / vocabulary) and E1-2 ICT ( with a different focus for each sheet – see below).
Exercise 1 – change the text colour
Exercise 2 – change the text size
Exercise 3 – change the text style
Exercise 4 – change the text format
Exercise 5 – drag & drop the correct words
Exercise 6 – insert clipart pictures to match the words.

Global all-time top singles hits

Submitted by Janet Wilkins on Sun, 2008-01-27 15:53

Numeracy: HD1/L2.2

ICT: Charts & graphs

Context: Art Film Media Music TV

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Level: L2

An interesting way to improve pie chart skills – whether the chart is calculated and drawn ‘by hand’ or in a spreadsheet. With answer sheet and extension ideas.

Christmas Day cut and paste

Submitted by Gill Clark on Thu, 2007-12-06 16:18

Literacy: Wt/E3.3

ICT: Entry 3 ICT, Level 1 and 2 CLAIT / ECDL

Free tags: Christmas

Resource type: ICT task sheet

Level: E3, L1

Step by step cutting and pasting instructions for ICT/Lit students plus useful practice in ordering chronological text (events during Christmas day).

MS Office card game

Submitted by Lynne Maguire on Sat, 2007-11-24 16:18

ICT: Entry 3 ICT

Context: Business & Money management

Level: E3

Resource type: Bingo, lotto or Pelmanism, Flash cards

MS Office card game can be used to create lots of multi-sensory hands-on games and activities for Basic Skills/Functional Skills/ICT students at all levels. With detailed teaching ideas.

ICT: Developing, presenting and communicating information, Level 1 and 2 CLAIT / ECDL

Context: Construction Carpentry Plumbing

Level: L1, L2

Resource type: ICT task sheet

4 step by step exercises allowing construction students to produce professional looking invoices, job costings and an illustrated list of tools.

Using the Internet

Submitted by Cathy Barton on Mon, 2007-11-19 16:18

ICT: Entry 1 and 2 ICT, Entry 3 ICT

General: Study Skills and General Teaching

Level: E2, E3

Resource type: Handout or guide

A straightforward illustrated guide for beginners that can easily be adapted to suit your own institution. Ideal for many students including E2-E3 Skills for Life ICT.

Literacy: Proofread

ICT: Entry 3 ICT, Level 1 and 2 CLAIT / ECDL

Context: Construction Carpentry Plumbing

Resource type: ICT task sheet

Level: E3, L1, L2

Selecting, formatting, inserting clip art / header, and proof reading practice – follow the onscreen instructions to produce a perfect builder’s ad.

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