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What's New - November 2007

29/11/07

Added an interactive 'build it' quiz for KS3 Chatroom Safety

Added an interactive 'hangman' quiz for GCSE Systems Life Cycle

Added an interactive 'breakout' quiz for GCSE Internet

Added an interactive 'breakout' quiz for GCSE verification

 

28/11/07

Added an interactive 'bash the word' quiz for GCSE User Interfaces

Added an interactive 'balloons' quiz for GCSE health and safety

Added an interactive 'maze' quiz for GCSE spreadsheets

Added an interactive whiteboard 'bingo' quiz for GCSE Graphics

 

27/11/07

Added the following terms to the glossary:

chip

co-axial cable

computer

cracker

cyber bullying

data capture form

data entry form

draft

eftpos

feasibility study

 

26/11/07

Added the weekly ICT news quiz for 19/11/07

Added the following terms to the glossary:

back door

back-end

cable

CAT 5

celeron

 

22/11/07

Added a SoW for BTEC Level 3, Unit 8. Kindly contributed by Dominique Stainton.

Added the following video tutorials for Microsoft Word (with sound) :

Autosave options

Footnotes and endnotes

Password protect documents

Print envelopes and labels

Setting document properties

Converting text into a table

Deleting a table

Aligning text within table cells

Centering a table on a page

 

21/11/07

Added the following video tutorials for Microsoft Word (with sound) :

Charts - inserting one

Charts - changing the type of chart

Organisational chart

Gradient fills

Texture fills

Grouping/ungrouping objects

Ordering objects

20/11/07

Added the following video tutorials for Microsoft Word (with sound) :

Columns

formatting marks

headers and footers

page borders

tabs

WordArt

Table of Contents

 

19/11/07

Added the weekly ICT news quiz for 12/11/07

Launched a new revision quiz for ECDL which contains over 400 questions specifically written for Module One. Students can take the quiz over and over again and never get the same quiz twice. A great way to prepare for the exam.

 

18/11/07

Added the following video tutorials for Microsoft Word (with sound) :

Insert clipart

Insert image

Crop image

Rotate image

Resize image

Border around image

Black and white image

Brightness of image

Watermark

Character spacing

Drop cap

Font effects - emboss

Font effects - outline

Font effects - shadow

Format painter

Heading styles

 

17/11/07

Added the following video tutorials for Microsoft Word (with sound) :

Strikethrough

Subscript

Superscript

Symbols

Text effects

Underline text

Line - drawing a straight line

Line - drawing a dashed line

Line thickness

Gridlines

 

16/11/07

Added the following video tutorials for Microsoft Word (with sound) :

Page orientation

Mail merge from a database

Inserting a table

Adding a column to a table

Adding a row to a table

Deleting a column from a table

Deleting a row from a table

Adjusting the column width in a table

Adding background colours to a table

Adding a border to a table

Merging cells in a table

Wrap text around image

Autoshapes - using them

Autoshapes - 3D effect

Autoshapes - shadow effect

 

15/11/07

Added the following video tutorials for Microsoft Word (with sound) :

Working area in Word

Different page views

Help files

New document

New template

Open existing document

Save document

Print document

Cut, copy, paste

Track changes

Word count

Aligning text boxes and drawing objects

Date - inserting automatically

Hyphenation

Highlighting text tool

 

 

14/11/07

Added a poster developed by Charlie Gray, one of Ian Hemming's students, on bluesnarfing

Added the following video tutorials for Microsoft Word (with sound) :

Find and replace

Grammar checker - using it

Grammar checker - turning it off

Spell checker - using it

Spell checker - options

Thesaurus

Inserting bullet points

Customising bullet points

Add hyperlink to website

Add hyperlink to a place in the document

Add hyperlink to another document

Edit a hyperlink

Remove a hyperlink

 

 

13/11/07

Added a new PPT for AS AQA 1, Unit 10.6 - Role of Communication Systems. Kindly contributed by FatMax

Added a new worksheet for AS AQA 1, Unit 10.6 - Role of Communication Systems. Kindly contributed by FatMax

Added the new Christmas competition asking students to design a Christmas message to be displayed on the home page of Teach-ICT.

Added the following video tutorials for Microsoft Word (with sound) :

Indent paragraph

Indent first line

Indent - hanging

Line spacing

Margins

Page numbers

Wrapping text around an image

Change case

 

Added the following terms to the glossary:

 

12/11/07

Added the weekly ICT news quiz for 05/11/07

Added a new video tutorial showing how to write a RANK formula in Excel.

Added the following terms to the glossary:

 

11/11/07

Added an interactive bingo plenary for KS3 Unit 8.2

Added an interactive 'Save Your Team' quiz for KS3 Unit 8.2

Added an interactive 'Save Your Team' quiz for KS3 Unit 8.1

Added an interactive 'Save Your Team' quiz for BTEC First - Unit 1

Added an interactive 'Racing Cubes' quiz for GCSE Spreadsheets

Added an interactive 'Racing Cubes' quiz for GCSE Health & Safety

 

10/11/07

Added an interactive 'Save Your Team' quiz for GCSE Internet

Added an interactive 'Save Your Team' quiz for GCSE Protecting Data

Added an interactive 'Save Your Team' quiz for GCSE Viruses

Added an interactive 'Save Your Team' quiz for GCSE Ergonomics

Added an interactive 'Save Your Team' quiz for GCSE Data Capture

 

08/11/07

Added a lesson idea for GCSE Health and Safety: create a health and safety public information video. Lesson idea kindly contributed by Helen Drury.

Revamped the GCSE Word Processing mini-website

07/11/07

Added a PPT for A2 OCR 2517, 'Managment of Change'. Kindly contributed by Lynn Head.

05/11/07

Added the weekly ICT news quiz for 29/10/07

04/11/07

Launched a new revision quiz for GCSE which contains over 900 questions. Students can take the quiz over and over again and never get the same quiz twice. A great way to fill a spare 5 minutes during a lesson or as a homework task to encourage ongoing revision.

03/11/07

Added a new PPT for GCSE Word Processing. Kindly contributed by Eilish Padgett

Added a new activity for GCSE Word Processing. Kindly contributed by Eilish Padgett

02/11/07

Added an A4 poster on Editing Techniques. Kindly contributed by Sue Coldham

Added two A4 posters on Formatting Techniques. Kindly contributed by Sue Coldham

 

01/11/07

Added a new PPT for GCSE Memory and Storage. Kindly contributed by Eilish Padgett

Added a new PPT for GCSE Health and Safety. Kindly contributed by Eilish Padgett

Added a new PPT for Key Skills Level 1 to introduce databases. Also includes example database and helpsheet to enable students to set up their own database. Kindly contributed by Eilish Padgett.

 

 

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