Representing data on a map is an important form of communicating information to the reader. Information graphics need to provide the right information in the clearest format possible. Google Maps provides an easy facility to display data for any
This zipped file includes the following: _____________________________________________________ Google Earth Worksheets More than 50 pages of Blackline Masters for upper primary/lower secondary students. All worksheet activities are completed with
You are a computer teacher and you've just been told the computer lab will be unavailable for a week for online testing. Nevertheless, you are still expected to teach computers in the cafeteria. What do you do? Buy these five puzzles in *.pdf
Walk students through discovering their own digital footprint that they have created. Students will search for and analyze how much information about themselves on the world wide web. PowerPoint also includes safety tips, a safety video and online
Perspective Taking Social Media Safebook targets judgment, reasoning, safety, cause-effect relationships, perspective taking, and social skills while connecting to real world experiences as found on popular social media sites. Appropriate for all
Visit a Volcano Virtual Field Trip Want to take a class trip to a volcano but can't quite afford flights to Hawaii? Then take your class on a virtual field trip! Students visit three websites focused on volcanoes. They watch a video, read about
These exercises provide practice using an Internet search tool to find answers to trivia questions. The questions are designed to be intrinsically interesting to students. Included are ten 10-question exercises and answers. Themes include Candy,
This is a two page handout I designed for my students with a step-by-step guide (with screenshots) on iMovie for the ipad application. This is the most up to date with screenshot handout.
This update includes the actual Class Dojo avatars. Each graph includes black and white versions, and color avatar versions. Additional versions are full color. Original version with monster clipart is also located in my store, at a reduced
What is Excel? This Microsoft Excel tutorial is a great tool for students to learn about budgets, Excel formulas and more. MS Office Excel is used in this lesson plan to show the students the sum, subtract, division and product formulas. The
Includes a Classroom Computer Use Contract and a Home Computer Use Contract for Parents! This 36 card game is a great way to learn about and review the appropriate behavior at school and at home on a computer. Topics included: Social
"8th Grade Technology" is a 32-week curriculum that addresses the diverse needs of Middle School tech classes. Each lesson is aligned with both Common Core and National Educational Technology Standards, including Scope and Sequence. step-by-step
Fun activity for computer creativity. Calligrams are artistic expressions of words that reflect their meaning. Besides being fun and challenging, they may also be useful when creating logos, watermarks, letterheads, etc. Use the computer to change
This pack includes pages & bulletin board items that resemble a twitter feed. Students can fill out a twitter profile page and include their own tweets, who they follow and #trends. Also included are labels for a twitter bulletin board or
Introduction to Successful Computer Literacy contains complete lesson plans and ready-to-use activity sheets for teaching an entire unit in computer literacy. The purpose is to familiarize students with the operations, applications, and limitations
This Microsoft Publisher Lesson Plan challenges students to create a full brand identity for a sports franchise they invent. This Microsoft Publisher lesson plan includes directions for what Publisher skills to cover with the students as well as
Excel sheet requiring the students to enter data and formulas related to payrolls. They will figure Gross pay and net pay depending on the hours worked and payroll deductions.
This is a very basic activity introducing students to Microsoft Excel. I have included my notes that I use when demonstrating the basics of Excel. Some knowledge of Excel is required on the part of the instructor.
Real computer programming can be challenging and difficult to understand. This is a simple step by step booklet that outlines everything you need to know to plan, set up, program and play your own computer game This workbook is planned so students
Microsoft Office 2007 introduced the Ribbon that replaced the toolbar. These are worksheets that explore the ribbons. This sheet explores the insert ribbon.
Microsoft Office 2007 introduced the Ribbon that replaced the toolbar. These are worksheets that explore the ribbons. This sheet reviews all the ribbons
This is a very fun assessment/project that provides students the opportunity to explore the creative world of web design while working through the process of the Design Cycle. The Unit Question students are working towards is as follows: How can I
Show what you know! This lesson is used at the end of a unit on PowerPoint. Students use "print screens" to show that they know what buttons to press in order to do a variety of PowerPoint skills. My students were highly engaged in this
PowerPoint Student Project – For any grade/subject This purchase contains everything you need to assign a student PowerPoint project. Assign each student, pair or group a topic and have them follow the easy steps to create an engaging
This product includes 15 clean jokes with answers hidden in a QR Code. Hide these around the classroom, school, or outside. Each student will take the included worksheet to find all 15 jokes with codes and write down the answer. Fun for Computer
This WebQuest is a great way to integrate technology into the standards! It focuses on and introduces Greek and Latin roots of words. It can be completed in 30 minutes and can be completed independently. This file may be used in many ways: 1.Whole
This combo pack includes a crossword, and two matching worksheets, one specific to Letter writing and one to keyboarding. All have Instructor Keys. An excellent way to break up a routing keyboarding or WP class. Good for a sub to give to a class.
Paint is just one program that can create an icon or logo. Paint is one of the basic programs that comes with all new computers and therefore, this is one of several activities I use to help students learn that it can do more than most people think.
This 60-120 minute activity will walk you through learning to use Google Earth. In particular you will be learning to measure distances in Google Earth, such as the Iditarod SleD Dog Race Trail and areas around your location.
This product contains files for a 2-3 day group project to reinforce the Design Cycle which is part of the International Baccalaureate program during the Middle Years. The product includes a well-designed PowerPoint which guides middle school
This assignment is designed for teachers to get to know thier students and to also test their abilities on the computer. It's a great assignment for the beginning of the year. It really allows a teacher to see the abilities their students have on a
A second collection of this popular creative computer resource! Following the sucessful publication of the first volume of this collection many teachers asked whether a further collection was possible. This edition completes the series and
Students become familiar with the four general parts of any computer; (1) input device, (2) memory, (3) processor, and (4) output device. This activity is an opportunity to practice creating a Microsoft table with formatting and clipart, as well as
Use this document after reading the parody "Goodnight iPad" by Ann Droyd. This handout should get students and parents alike thinking about screen time and the affect of media in our daily lives. This is a great springboard for discussion. Use
Are your kiddos tired of looking at boring passages and lame textbooks? Looking for a way to bring fun back to reading? Have a classroom or school-wide READING FAIR! Similar to a Science Fair, a Reading Fair lets students choose a book that they’ve
This investigation will guide students and teachers through the basics of using Google Apps. This is an easy to follow investigation that functions like a web quest that students can complete independently or teachers can complete with a whole
This is an information sheet explaining and giving examples of the more commonly used Excel formulas The cells and numbers are only an example - you will need to change the cells and numbers to relate to each spread sheet.
Microsoft Office 2007 introduced the Ribbon that replaced the toolbar. These are worksheets that explore the ribbons. This sheet explores the PageLayout ribbon.
This assignment/activity requires the programs Paint and Movie Maker. It is a very simple way to create basic animations. Fun and a bit challenging.
This is a 24 page booklet with 14 Spreadsheet tasks for use with Microsoft Excel including the following features: Simple +, - , * and / Formatting cells Sum, Max, Min and Average functions If statements Charting I have used this booklet with my
This handout instructs students on how to create art using Microsoft Excel. Microsoft Excel is definitely not a program that you would typically use to create a picture, but this is a great activity that will introduce your students to the
This is an end of year/semester activity to evaluate your students ability to use information technology software (Microsoft Office or Google Drive). Students will showcase their word processing, spreadsheet, desktop publishing, presentation
This Common Core aligned teaching packet and student activity is appropriate for all secondary levels, including middle grades and high school. The ability to navigate and evaluate digital resources is essential to both educators and students.
I created this scavenger hunt to use with my students to teach them how to use a search engine. In this case it is Google. There is a series of 10 questions the students can use to locate themselves around the Internet. The questions are generic and
This project has students create a 5 page coloring book from scratch. They use Word, Paint, Photshop, Tux Paint, Power Point, Publisher, etc to build these digital coloring books. My students loved this assignment and they were able to use a lot of
Want to introduce your students to different countries of the world? My Country in Focus series, highlights a country with a web quest, some fun facts and some extension activities. The second in the series is India.India is a country in Asia. After
In this 2010 Excel tutorial, students will get practice entering information into cells, using the average formula and learning a good life lesson about the value of grades and hard work. To make Excel seem applicable to middle school or high
Roger McNamee gave a talk at Ted.com in 2011 about where he saw the internet going in the next few years. The 6 Arguments he made were... 1. Windows is dying 2. Google is dying 3. Apps beat web 4. HTML 5 changes it all 5. Tablets win big 6.
This is an assignment for students learning about spreadsheets to practice using formulas such as SUM and AVERAGE and practice formatting techniques. This is a basic activity which does not require students to have a comprehensive knowledge about
A scavenger hunt is a great tool to utilize in a digital photography class. I've used it to practice and reinforce rules of composition or new techniques, to reward students after a particularly difficult project, or as a fun activity to include in
This web quest is focused on learning about earth's magnetic field; complete with a video from NASA. I know that you and your students will learn so much from this and it’s a great way to integrate technology into the standards and your curriculum!
This is a set of three projects you can use with your video productions class. The projects come in the form of a guided worksheet walking the student through the instructions and steps in creating the project. There is also a rubric on the back