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ICT Skills for Teachers (Office 2013)

These activities are designed so that all educators can find something that interests them irrespective of their computer experience. You will notice that there is a range of scenarios. Look through the list and start with the one that interests you the most. At the end of each activity you will notice that there are further scenarios related to the one you have just completed as well as links to skills at a higher level of difficulty.

Beginner level

» Design an assessment tool
» Create a simple marksheet
» Write a short bulletin
» Design a certificate
» Create a class planner
» Design a concert programme
» Design a newsletter
» Design a poster
» Write a disciplinary note
» Search using the Internet
» Type a class test
» Snip an image for a lesson resource
» Create a simple worksheet
» Write a good news note
» Write a letter
» Create a simple presentation
» Review a document
» Create a collage using AutoCollage
» Participate in the Microsoft Educator Community
» Use Worldwide Telescope
» Email
» Gather information for simple research
» Share documents and work collaboratively online
» Work with two windows side-by-side

Intermediate level

» Analyse data
» Draw up a budget
» Create a multimedia presentation
» Create a multimedia e-learning lesson
» Create a forms-based document
» Organise information in an outline
» Create a graph (chart)
» Import a chart to Microsoft Word
» Use Internet information in Microsoft Word
» Create a presentation template for learners
» Create an interactive picture
» Create a song using SongSmith
» Manage research references
» Create curriculum learning resources
» Students capture learning experiences

Advanced level

» Mail merge a letter
» Create a pivot table
» Create a dynamic markbook
» Create a class database
» Create an interactive presentation (Mouse Mischief)
» Enhance learning through two way feedback
» Editing graphics and video