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1. COMPUTERS COURSE PART 1
2. COMPUTERS COURSE PART 2
3. BUSINESS AND MARKETING BUNDLE
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COMPUTERS COURSE PART 1
I have been teaching this Computers course for over 10 years (3-4 classes each year). Each time I teach these lessons, I update and refine them with new videos, screen shots, instructions, student exemplars etc.
1. COURSE OUTLINE / FUTURE TECH VIDEOS AND QUESTIONS / KAHOOT / ABOUT ME POSTER
2. SIXTHSENSE TECHNOLOGY - A computer that mounts to your body!
• The Thrilling Potential of SixthSense Technology
• This technology merges your Real World and your Digital World
• Make an iPad from a piece of paper
• Is this where computers are going in the future?
3. INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERS
• Functions of Computers (IPSO)
• Operating Systems
• RAM vs. ROM
4. MICROSOFT WORD
• Bulleted and Numbered Lists
• Bold, italics, Underline
• Align and Center Text
• Inserting (Tables, Pictures, Shapes, SmartArt, Charts, Header, Page Numbers, WordArt, Textboxes, Video)
• Page Layout (Page Size, Margins, Orientation, Page Color)
• References (Table of Contents, Bibliography, Endnotes and Footnotes, Citation)
• Mailings (Labels)
• Review (Spelling and Grammar, Thesaurus)
• View (Zoom, Print and Web Layout)
WORD Activities (Instructions, Marking Scheme, Student Exemplars)
• Formatting a Document
• Setting Up a Page
• Creating Images using Shapes
• Using Picture Tools to Add and Move Images
• Creating a Resume
5. MICROSOFT PUBLISHER
• Font (Bold, Underline, italics, Color, Size, Style)
• Shapes (Insert, Re-order, Fill, Outline, Transparency)
• Pictures (Insert Online Pictures, Format Picture Style, Crop, Recolor, Brightness and Contrast)
• Text Box (Insert, Format)
• Borders and Accents
• Calendar and Page Parts
• Table (Rows, Columns, Color Scheme, Line Width and Color)
• Page Design (Background Color, Built-in Color Schemes, Margins, Page Orientation, Page Size)
• Mailings (Mail Merge)
• Review (Check Spelling, Thesaurus)
• View (Zoom into and out of Document)
• Events Poster
• Business Cards
• Cereal Box
6. MICROSOFT EXCEL
• Excel Features and Entering Information
• Rows vs. Columns
• Creating Spreadsheets
• Types of Spreadsheets
• Creating and Formatting Spreadsheets
• Calculating and Analyzing Data
7. MICROSOFT POWERPOINT
• Format Text (font color/style, underline, italics, bold, bulleted lists, align text)
• Changing Slide Layouts
• Creating New Slides
• Inserting Shapes, Text Boxes, Tables, WordArt, Pictures
• Arranging Shapes
• Constructing SmartArt and Charts
• Design (Slide Layout)
• Slide Backgrounds
• Transitions and Custom Animation
• Slide Show (Setting up the show)
• Review and Viewing the Presentation
POWERPOINT Activities (Fun Themes)
• Tech Gadget
• Snack Treat
• Tech Sharing
8. GOOGLE ACTIVITY
• Why is creativity very important to a company like Google?
• Who started Google and how did they do it?
• What is it like to be a Google Intern?
• How did Google win Advertiser of the Year?
• What are Adwords and Analytics?
This lesson contains links to articles, infographics and videos. It has been in development for 6 years and has been used, tested and updated with many classes.
A GOOGLE A DAY ACTIVITY
This activity uses screen shots, instruction bubbles and a video to explain how to play “A Google A Day”, Google’s trivia search game.
• A trivia game using Google “search” to find answers
• Encourages players to engage with the search engine and learn how to use its functions better
• Solve the questions with savvy search skills
• Each day Google creates new questions
• The faster you search the more points you score and the more badges and achievements you get
• Players learn how to adjust their search terms to eliminate unnecessary words, training them to use Google more efficiently
• This game can be used for students that finish their work early or just for some fun at the end of class.
• It is also great to use as a group competition and see who achieves the most points at the end of a set time or at the end of the daily challenge
9. GOOGLE DRIVE (Documents, Sheets, Slides, Drawings, Forms)
• Create and share your work online and access your documents from anywhere.
• Manage documents, spreadsheets, presentations, surveys, and more all in one location.
• These Google programs are FREE.
• These lessons contains screen shots, activities, marking schemes, tips and instructions for using Documents, Slides, Sheets, Drawings and Forms within Google Drive.
* Documents is similar to Microsoft Word
* Slides is similar to Microsoft PowerPoint
* Sheets is similar to Microsoft Excel
* Drawings is similar to Microsoft Publisher
* Forms is a useful tool to help you plan events, send a survey or give students a quiz
You will receive these lessons in both PowerPoint and PDF formats.
UPDATE: Lessons for the new Google Add-ons and Updates have been added.
• Create and share your work online and access your documents from anywhere
• This lesson contains screen shots, tips, activities and instructions for setting up a free account and creating/editing Documents using Google drive.
• This lesson and activity contains screen shots, tips and instructions for using Presentations within Google Drive. It also includes 2 activities students can do using Google Slides along with Marking Schemes.
• This lesson and activity contains screen shots, tips, activities and instructions for using Spreadsheets within Google Drive.
• Google Forms is a useful tool to help you plan events, send a survey or give students a quiz
This lesson and activity contains screen shots, instructions, an activity and marking scheme to enable teachers and students to use Google Forms.
• Easily create, share, and edit drawings online
• Edit drawings online in real time with anyone you choose
• Insert text, shapes, arrows, scribbles, and images from your computer
• Insert drawings into other Google documents, spreadsheets, or presentations
This lesson and activity includes screen shots and instructions to enable teachers and students to use Google Drawings.
Files, Folders, Sharing and Collaborating
• When you create a Doc, Sheet, Slide, Drawing or Form, it is saved to your My Drive
• You can move these documents into Folders to help organize your files
• Folders help organize files so that they can quickly be retrieved at a later date
• Sharing work and Collaborating on group projects are two helpful features of Google Drive
• Grid View, Sort Options, Hide Details, Settings, Preview
• Creating Folders
• Moving Files to a Folder
• Location of Folders
• Changing Colors of Folders
• Viewing Files in a Folder
Sharing and Collaborating
• Viewing Files “Shared with Me”
• Adding Collaborators
• I have taught computers for over 12 years and I notice that many students do not know how to save documents to folders (even in Microsoft Office)
• Also, how you move/access files and folders in Google Drive is different than Microsoft Office
• Use this lesson to teach students about files, folders and sharing within Google Drive
Google Drive Updates and Add-ons…
QR Code Generator
Flippity Flashcards using Google Sheets
MindMeister Mind Maps
WeVideo Video Editing
Creating a Self-Grading Quiz using Google Forms and Flubaroo
This lesson includes screen shots and step-by-step instruction bubbles to enable you to create a self-grading quiz using Google Forms and Flubaroo.
• Send a Google Form Quiz or Investigation to students to complete and then use Flubaroo to grade the Quiz
• You do not need to grade the Quiz – Flubaroo will do it for you!
• Flubaroo is an add-on for Google Drive.
• Grade online assignments in under a minute!
• Get reporting and analysis on student performance!
• Email students their scores.
• All Electronic Documents– No Paper!
• Creating Quizzes, Tests and Investigations in Google Forms saves lots of time
• Easy to customize – add and delete questions
• It takes seconds to grade all of the assignments!
• Students are exposed to a variety of types of questions including Multiple Choice, which is used on many standardized tests
10. GOOGLE CLASSROOM
Google Classroom is your mission control for class. Create classes, distribute assignments, send feedback, and see everything in one place. Instant. Paperless. Easy. (google.com/edu/products)
1. Create a class with just a few clicks
2. Add your students by sending them a class code or adding them directly
3. Create an assignment. You’ll be able to see who’s completed the assignment and who’s still working on it.
4. Archive and delete a class at the end of the semester or school year.
1. Everything is in one place. Join the class in one click and then have all of the materials at your fingertips.
2. Start a conversation. Communicate privately with your teacher or ask questions to the whole class.
3. Submit assignments. Attach anything to your assignments (Google Docs, links or photos)
• This is a step-by-step guide for teachers and students who are new to using Google Classroom.
• Screen shots and instruction bubbles are used to show how to get started and easily navigate within Classroom.
• The following topics are covered in this teacher and student guide…
1. Create a Class
2. Post to Classroom Stream
3. Stream Options (Create Question, Assignment or Announcement)
4. Share a Class Code
5. Invite Students (Select Students by Directory, Contacts or Groups)
6. Class Overview
7. Add Class Materials (Files, Drive Documents, YouTube Videos, Links)
8. Google Drive Classroom Folders (Moving Files to Classroom Folders)
10. Student Settings
11. Google Classroom from the Student's Perspective (Printed Handout or Electronic Copy for Students)
This guide utilizes screenshots and instruction bubbles to show teachers and students how to use Google Calendar. Use Google Calendar in conjunction with other Google Apps including Google Drive and Google Classroom.
11. GOOGLE MY MAPS
With My Maps, you can:
• Create a map
• Draw lines, shapes, or placemarks on the map
• Import data including addresses and place names
• Organize your map with layers to hide or show different kinds of content
• Style your content with different colors, placemark icons, and line widths
This lesson includes screen shots and instruction bubbles to show teachers and students how to use Google My Maps.
12. GOOGLE ONLINE ROADSHOW
Google recently launched their Online Safety Roadshow on YouTube to help protect kids on the web.
This series contains 5 excellent videos with tips for staying safe online…
Tip 1: Think Before You Share
Tip 2: Protect Your Stuff
Tip 3: Know and Use Your Settings
Tip 4: Avoid Scams
Tip 5: Be Positive
This digital citizenship activity includes video links and questions so that students can be safer online . Each of these videos are short and engaging (between 1 and 2 minutes in length).
13. LESSON PLANS USING GOOGLE SHEETS
• This guide shows you how to create your own individualized Lesson Plans using Google Sheets.
• Google Sheets (Part of Google Drive) is a Free alternative to Microsoft Excel that lets you create and format spreadsheets and simultaneously work with other people.
• Create whatever plan suits your needs depending on grade level, subjects taught, school schedule etc. using the instructions contained in this guide.
• Develop other classroom forms in Sheets such as recording student information, classroom supplies etc.
Note: This guide also includes instructions for setting up a Free Google Drive account and accessing Google Sheets.
Sharing Lesson Plan Templates: Your purchase includes the option to email me and I will share lesson plan templates with you through Google Drive.
UPDATE: Another option for creating lesson plans in Google Sheets is to utilize one of the pre-designed Excel 2013 lesson plan templates. Instructions have been added for importing Excel 2013 lesson plan templates into Google Sheets so that you can use these templates or migrate your own existing Excel templates.
Advantages to creating lesson plans in Google Drive…
• Create customized layouts
• Easily duplicate layout for each day/week/month of the school year
• Quickly access each plan from one location
• Efficiently edit and revise plans
• Share through Google Drive to co-create/update lesson plans
14. GOOGLE GLASS
Google stunned the technology industry in 2012 when it revealed its plans to sell Google Glass but why is this device not widely available for purchase today? Google Glass are eyeglass frames that put a small computer display in a person’s field of vision. Vuzix has been selling wearable displays for years to the military. Will these devices end up replacing Smartphones and other handheld devices?
This Google Glass presentation includes links to videos, online articles, infographics and websites so that students can investigate this technology through questions and activities.
15. GOOGLE IMAGE SEARCH
Students will learn how to filter results by…
1. Size (Large, Medium or an Exact Size)
2. Color (Full Color, Black and White, Transparent)
3. Type (Face, Photo, Clip Art, Line Drawing, Animated)
4. Time (Anytime, Past 24 hours, Past Week, Custom Range)
5. Usage Rights (Labeled for Reuse and Noncommercial Use)
This lesson includes screen shots and instructions to enable students to effectively find images using Google’s Search Tools for images
• Kahoot is a game-based classroom response system
• Create and play quizzes, discussions and surveys using any device with a web browser
• Motivate participation through game-based learning and rewards in a social setting
This lesson includes screen shots and instructions for…
1. Setting-up a Free account
2. Creating quizzes, discussions and surveys
3. Searching and using Public Kahoots
4. How to Play Kahoot with your class
Students love Kahoot! I know this from the feedback I receive from other teachers and from my own experience with using Kahoot. Students ask me “Can we please play Kahoot?” For every game there is always lots of laughter and students are very engaged.
At the end of the 2014/15 school year, I gave students a day to complete missing assignments. There were several students who were finished all of their work. These students got together and set-up their own game of Kahoot. I did not suggest it, they just really wanted to play. This was more evidence for me that students love this interactive tool.
There are many uses for Kahoot including…
• Getting to know students at the beginning of a school year/semester
• Assessing student/class understanding of a topic
��� Reviewing a unit before a test
• Surveying a class
• Having fun for a few minutes at the end of the day
17. COMPUTER REPAIR INVESTIGATION
• The purpose of this investigation is to see if computer repair companies really know what they are doing and if they are charging the correct prices
• Many people are desperate to get their technology fixed and do not know much about their devices
• Marketplace TV rigged an apartment in Toronto, Canada with hidden cameras
• They created a small problem to a computer and called in 10 repair techies
• Only 30% of the techs were able to diagnose the problem
• In all of their testing, one techie performed poorly in every way – service, diagnosis, price and privacy
• They went to London Ontario to interview one of the founders of the company about this employee
• They interviewed 3 guys that used to work for computer repair companies
Marketplace TV found out…
• Tech Training is inconsistent (Here is a manual you are learning on your feet)
• Employees are encouraged to overcharge
• Techies sometimes copy private information
• Many computer owners don’t know much about their computers which makes it easy to scam people
This activity has a link to the 25 minute video, summary slides and questions.
18. PREZI Presentation Software
• Prezi is a presentation tool that helps students organize and share their ideas
• It offers Free cloud-based presentation software
• Present ideas on a virtual canvas using this storytelling tool
• Instead of slides and bullet points (PowerPoint), Prezi offers a zoomable canvas, which makes it fun to explore ideas
This lesson contains instructions, tips, screen shots, student exemplars, 2 activities and a marking scheme.
19. GLOGSTER Interactive Posters
• This lesson educates students and teachers on how to use the free software offered at Glogster.com
• Glogs are interactive posters loaded with text, graphics, music, and videos
• Glogster’s goal is to provide an outlet for unlimited creative expression online
• Instructions for using this poster program, screen shots with text bubbles, activities, student exemplars and a marking scheme are included in this lesson
20. PICMONKEY Photo Editing
• Creative tools for photo editing and graphic design
• Free! No download; easy-to-use interface
• Gorgeous one-click effects and filters
• Add text, effects or overlays
This lesson includes screen shots, instruction bubbles and an activity to teach students how to use the photo editing options within PicMonkey.
21. POPPLET Mind Map Tool
• Popplet is a tool to capture and organize your ideas
• Students use Popplet for learning
• Used as a mind-map, Popplet helps students think and learn visually
• Students can capture facts, thoughts, and images and learn to create relationships between them
This lesson includes screen shots, step-by-step instructions and a video to show teachers and students how to get started with using Popplet. It also includes an activity along with several student exemplars.
22. FOR THE LOVE OF TECHNOLOGY
These videos are suitable for most grade levels and are designed to spark curiosity and discussion. One thing I have found in my ten years of teaching is that kids love seeing videos about new gadgets and technology related stuff. Show one of these dynamic videos at the beginning of class to grab student attention and promote discussion. Tie the video topic to your particular course of instruction. For example, many of these videos could be used for writing assignments.
1. Speeding up science
2. Facebook "likes" help you pick out dress
3. Finger-link interaction
4. Oculus Rift / UnderCurrent game
6. Touchscreen Tech in the Future
7. Computer repair investigation
11. Work at facebook
12. iPhone stretch
13. Spot connect
14. APP developer
16. G Form case drop
17. Passwords hiding in your body
18. Invisible bike helmet
19. Future of screen technology
20. Leap motion
21. Classroom of Tomorrow
22. Future of Education
COMPUTER COURSE PART 2
1. Growing Up Online
Digital media and the World Wide Web have transformed modern culture
* Is technology moving faster than we can adapt to it?
* Is our 24/7 wired world causing us to lose as much as we've gained?
* How has technology changed the way we learn?
* How has technology changed the way we conduct war?
* How is the internet transforming childhood?
This lesson contains links to view 2 (60 minute +) videos along with a series of response questions for students to consider and answer during various segments of the videos.
2. Computer Crime
This lesson includes links to videos, articles and infographics about cyber crime that you can access online. It includes summary slides as well as questions and activities that you can do with your students.
• Mafiaboy - a 15 year old boy who took down Yahoo and CNN
• Newest types of computer viruses
• Computer Crime Definitions
• Cyber Warfare against countries - Estonia
• How Hackers Stole $45 Million in Two Days
• Microsoft and FBI take down global cyber crime ring
• Top Hacker Shows Us How It's Done
3. E-Waste and Digital Dumping
lectronic waste or e-waste is broadly defined as anything that is being thrown away by consumers that contains a circuit board. The 1st law of the Digital Age is “Newer is Better”. Old TV’s, phones and computers become obsolete electronic garbage called e-waste. Digital Dumping is the practice of exporting outdated equipment to developing countries like China and India. Peasant farmers, working for just $8/day, with burned hands are breaking down America’s Computers.
This presentation includes a link to a video investigation that explores Digital Dumping.
• Explore the common toxic components in digital devices and their effects on the body
• Examine more environmentally friendly ways of dealing with electronic waste
• Create an e-waste digital poster (Student Exemplars included)
This lesson explores Twitter.com through a series of articles, an infographic and a video about Twitter’s “Miraculous Moment”.
• How Twitter Makes Money including Promoted Tweets and Promoted Trends
• Their Mission statement, Monthly Active Users and Revenues
• Memorable moments since the first Tweet was sent on March 21, 2006
Facebook - Analyzing this technology giant
• Students will analyze Facebook - the social networking technology giant from a business perspective.
• This lesson contains links to online videos and articles with questions for students to explore.
6. IBM (Bringing 5 Senses to Digital Devices)
* Our 5 senses are touch, sight, hearing, taste and smell
* We think of the five senses as exclusive to living things
* What if your hardware shared your senses?
* IBM is working on a project to bring the 5 senses to our computing devices through innovations over the next 5 years
7. Tech News (#1, #2, #3)
These activities have links to online articles and videos about technology news along with questions and summary information.
8. Tech Presentations
* Group project investigating technology websites
9. Tech Jobs
This lesson describes the following Tech Jobs...
2. Systems Analyst
3. Web Developer
4. Network Administrator
5. Computer Technician
6. Graphic Designer
7. Database Administrator
8. Mobile Applications Developer
9. SEO Specialist
It also includes...
• Tips on applying for jobs
• The importance of networking
• Job search activities
• Careers test
• Online articles (reading and questions)
10. Animoto Movie Creator
• The easiest way to make beautiful videos online
• Stunning video styles
• Add captions and titles to your photos and video clips
• Make FREE videos
This lesson includes screen shots and step-by-step instructions to help teachers and students create amazing online videos using Animoto.com.
1. Creating a Quick Free Account
2. 50 Free Student Plus Accounts For Longer Videos
3. Inserting Images and Video
4. Changing Video Styles
5. Downloading and Inserting Songs
6. Previewing Video
7. Producing and Sharing
8. 2 Student Activities
9. Video Exemplars
11. GoAnimate Animated Videos
• Engage your students with video
• Animated movies made easy
• Excellent for a variety of subjects
• Prior to 2013, I had my students use a website called Xtranormal to make animated movies. Xtranormal disappeared in August 2013.
• I found GoAnimate.com and started using it to make animated movies in November 2013.
• All of my classes use this program and it is very user friendly.
This lesson contains instructions, tips, screen shots, activities and marking schemes for creating animated movies with your students using GoAnimate.com.
12. MovieMaker Movie Creator
• This presentation will get you started with using Windows Movie Maker - Your very own movie studio.
• It provides step by step instructions for adding photos, videos, audio files etc.
• Quickly add photos and footage from your PC or camera into Movie Maker
• Enhance your movie with audio and a theme
• Movie Maker adds transitions and effects automatically so your movie looks polished and professional
• This lesson includes activities along screen shots and instruction bubbles to make it easy for teachers and students to use Windows Movie Maker
13. Comic Life Create Comics
• Turn your photos into a comic
• Fonts, templates, panels, balloons, captions and lettering art
• Add photo filter effects and lettering options
• Combine your words and pictures into a story
• Great for doing school projects, how to guides, lesson plans and book reports
This lesson includes screen shots and instructions for teaching students how to use Comic Life. It also includes 2 activities for students to perform using Comic Life and student exemplars.
14. Storybird Develop Digital Picture Books
• A new literacy tool for a new generation
• Inspire students to write and read better, and more often
• Beautiful art inspires students and jumpstarts their writing
• Students unlock the stories found within the art
• Easy to use features guide the creative process
"Your Words. Our Art. Amazing Stories. Simple tools help you build books in minutes. Let the art inspire and surprise you as you write." (Storybird.com)
* This lesson includes screen shots and instructions to help teachers and students use the website Storybird.com
* It demonstrates how to set up student accounts and gives step-by-step instructions for creating picture books and poems
15. Bitmoji Create an Emoji
• This fun activity includes screen shots and instruction bubbles to help students and teachers create their own personal emoji using Bitstrips or Bitmoji! Emojis are small digital images of people.
1. Edit facial features such as face shape, eyes, hair (color, length, style), skin color and nose
2. Add extra features such as hats, headphones and glasses
3. Finish your emoji by selecting from a variety of clothing options
4. Share images with classmates and teachers
16. Apple vs. Microsoft
• Discovered the future of computing including the mouse and the first use of graphics on a computer
• Fired from Apple and returned years later to rebuild the company
• Bought Pixar and made Toy Story
• Discovered computers at age 12 and launched Microsoft
• Changed the way people thought about computers
• Now working on giving away his money (27 Billion dollars to charities)
This Lesson includes links to several videos, website investigations, infographics and online articles along with questions for students to explore and discuss.
17. Internet History
Students will investigate the development of the Internet and the World Wide Web. This presentation includes summary slides of important historical dates as well as links to videos and online articles. Discussion questions and activities are included for student engagement and understanding.
1. Internet and World Wide Web Definitions
3. TCP/IP and Tim Berners-Lee
4. World Wide Web Timeline
5. First Webpage (article)
6. Internet Archive (article and video)
7. History of the Internet (video)
8. What is the Internet…Really? (video)
9. Where Good Ideas Come From (video)
18. Napster, Titans of Tech
e-commerce or electronic commerce is using the internet to exchange information and conduct business.
20. Examining Infographics
* An infographic (information graphic) is a representation of information in a graphic format designed to make the data easily understandable at a glance.
* People use infographics to quickly communicate a message and to simplify large amounts of data.
Students will view, study and answer a series of questions on different infographics. Links to access these infographics are located at the bottom of each PowerPoint slide.
21. Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
• Quality Content
• Hiring an SEO Specialist
• Title Tags
• Social Media
This Search Engine Optimization lesson includes SEO information,review questions and online article activities.
22. Weebly Website Creator
• Weebly is a user friendly FREE website builder
• Choose from hundreds of modern themes
• Layout pages with ready-made building blocks
• Customize your design to find the right look
• Publish your site in a single click
• Use your own domain or a free Weebly address
• It’s surprisingly easy to make a high-quality site
This lesson contains instructions for…
• Setting Up Student Accounts
• Adding Text Titles and Graphics
• Uploading Video and Images
• Changing Themes
• Publishing and Viewing
23. Wix Website Creator
�� Web creation made simple
• No coding
• FREE, Drag-and-drop website development platform with HTML5 capabilities
This lesson includes screen shots, instructions, topic ideas, student exemplar and a rubric to enable students to create websites using wix.com
• Edit this site
�� How the editor works
��� Help Center
• Pages (Adding a Page, Settings and SEO)
• Design (Fonts, Background, Colors)
• Add (Text, Titles, Images, Media, Shapes, Slideshows and Buttons)
• Website Topic Ideas
24. StoryboardThat Digital Storytelling
StoryboardThat.com - Storyboard Creator
• Extensive Image Library (Posable characters and Millions of Photos)
• Flexible Layouts (7 Layout Choices and up to 100 cells)
• Intuitive and Simple drag and drop interface
* Make Your Dream Movie!
* Over 4,000,000 Storyboards Created
This guide utilizes step-by-step instructions and screenshots to show teachers and students how to use StoryboardThat!
Note #1: The program contains many lesson plans and teacher guides. This guide will show you how to access those plans and guides.
Note #2: This is a paid program but it has a 14 day free trial. This guide shows you how to access the free trial. That should be plenty of time for your students to create several projects.
1. Create Free Trial Account
2. Student Log-in
3. My Dashboard
4. Lesson Plans and Teacher Guides
5. Scene Options (Edit, Rotate, Layers, Filters)
9. Web & Technology
11. Storyboard Layout
12. Add or Remove Cells
13. Move Cells/Advanced Tools
14. Undo, Redo and Save
• Animate your presentations!
• Create professional-looking animated explainer videos and animated presentations
• Simple to use interface
• Wide variety of animation tools right at your fingertips
• Dynamic characters, eye-popping images, and active text sequences
• Capture audience attention and imagination
This lesson includes screen shots, instructions and tips for creating animated presentations using Powtoon.com. It also includes a video activity for students to create using Powtoon.
• “The easiest design program in the world” - The Webbys
• “Canva enables anyone to become a designer” - PSFK
• This lesson includes easy to follow step-by-step instructions, screenshots and student exemplars to show students how to use Canva.
• It also includes 3 activities for students to complete using Canva including a Social Media Post, Facebook Post and Facebook Header.
27. Google Hangouts
• Google Hangouts is a communications service that allows students to initiate and participate in text, voice or video chats, either one-on-one or in a group.
• Google Hangouts is a great tool for students to share ideas, information and answer questions while working together in groups
• This guide utilizes step-by-step instructions and screenshots to show students and teachers how to access and use Google Hangouts
28. Google Form Rubrics
This resource shows teachers how to create, complete and send rubrics to students using Google Forms. This guide utilizes easy to follow step-by-step instructions and screenshots. This allows teachers to mark projects/activities and send results to students directly in Google Drive.
Note: This resource does not contain rubrics but rather shows you how to create your own individualized rubrics within Google Forms
• The two types of Google Form questions that are effective for creating rubrics are are multiple-choice grid and linear scale
• You can convert an existing rubric into an image and add it to your Google Form rubric
• You can print out or send the completed form data to students via email by viewing the responses in Sheets
29. Summative Activity
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 software and website design skills.
Students will perform electronic research and examine current issues related to the impact of information and communication technology.
Specifically, students will complete the following requirements…
1. Research a technology device
2. Website comparison
3. Competitor Analysis
4. Security Software Comparison
5. Create a Presentation
6. Create a Flyer
* Marking Schemes are provided for each section
* Student Exemplars are included to help students understand how their completed projects should appear
* Curriculum Expectations covered for each section of this project are listed at the bottom of each of the PowerPoint slides
This Computers Exam consists of 3 parts
1. Microsoft Word Formatting Assignment
2. Microsoft Excel Spreadsheet and Graphs
3. Microsoft Publisher Poster
This exam is designed to last 1.5 hours and I have been using it for 3 years
This exam includes student exemplars and a marking sheet
BUSINESS & MARKETING BUNDLE
This is a bundle of marketing lessons and activities. These resources explore current marketing topics and trends and incorporate multi-media technology including video, website investigations and online articles. I have taught Marketing for over 10 years and have updated and expanded my lessons during that time.
Cover image purchased from istockphoto.com
1. Product Life Cycle
2. Logos (Hidden Messages in Logos)
3. Marketing Mix
4. Advertising Comparison Chart
5. Market Niche
6. Business Names
7. Marketing Concept
8. Lemonade Game
10. Product Placement
11. 22 Immutable Laws of Marketing
12. SWOT Analysis
13. Press Release Questions
Trends In Marketing
1. Kickstarter, Quirky, Indiegogo (Crowdfunding)
2. 30 Marketing Buzzwords
3. Lululemon Leggings (Teen Retail)
4. Advertising Week Analysis
5. Wanelo "Social Shopping"
6. Instagram Marketing
7. The View (Sponsors and Host Comments)
8. Ray Rice - Marketing the NFL
9. Taaz (Marketing Beauty Products)
10. Gary Vaynerchuk (Marketing Expert)
2. Google AdWords
3. RedBull - TV vs. Internet Ads
4. Corey Vidal YouTube Star
5. Disney Star Unboxing
6. Fake Online Reviews
7. Alex from Target
8. Facebook Marketing
9. Social Media Influencers
2. Coke vs. Pepsi
4. Ben and Jerry’s Ice Cream
9. Super Cartel
10. eBay, Groupon, QuiBids
11. Shopkick, Checkpoints and Foursquare
12. GymShark and Alphalete Athletics
13. Tide, Cheer and Purex
2. Buying Process
3. Determining Price
4. Features and Options
5. Cereal Box Activity
6. Organizing a Picnic (Demand Activity)
7. Marketing News
8. Packaging Assignment
9. Selling Products at Lunch
10. Stock Market
11. Marketing Quiz and Test
12. Margin Call Movie & Questions
13. The Naked Brand Movie & Questions
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