Supporting Enterprise Education  through ICT Malcolm Wilson   ICT Curriculum Development Officer Falkirk Council   Educati...
What are we trying to do today? <ul><li>Explore ways ICT can enhance Enterprise Education </li></ul><ul><li>Provide hands-...
What is Enterprise in Education? <ul><li>Enterprise in education will equip pupils with the skills and values to contribut...
What is Enterprising Teaching & Learning? <ul><li>Enterprising teaching features include: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>the use of...
Planning in Powerpoint <ul><li>Open Powerpoint – click on File – new – choose  Templates On My Computer  from side panel <...
Creating Planning Diagram in Word <ul><li>Open Microsoft Word or RM Talking First Word. </li></ul><ul><li>Click on View – ...
Creating Mind-mapping Planning Diagram in Kidspiration <ul><li>Open Kidspiration and choose  More  icon in activities choi...
Finding Microsoft Word templates <ul><li>Microsoft Word can be used to create: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Brochures </li></ul><...
Opening Microsoft Word templates <ul><li>To open templates in Word go to File – New – then select Templates On My Computer...
Finding Microsoft Publisher templates <ul><li>In addition to those document types which can be created in Microsoft Word M...
Changing size of Microsoft Publisher banner or poster Falkirk Council  Education Services <ul><li>Change size of any Publi...
RM Number Magic Spreadsheets <ul><li>Choose Blue level to access pre-created spreadsheets in RM Number Magic. </li></ul><u...
RM Number Magic Spreadsheets – Enterprise in Education Example <ul><li>Example spreadsheets already have formulae included...
RM Number Magic Spreadsheets – Enterprise in Education examples <ul><li>Bus Fares  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Work out combinat...
RM Colour Magic for creating  eye-catching images <ul><li>Open RM Colour Magic in Red Level for greatest range of tools. <...
Inserting Images into Microsoft Word <ul><li>Insert images into Microsoft Word or RM Talking First Word by clicking on Ins...
Presenting in Powerpoint <ul><li>Open Powerpoint – click on File – new – choose  Templates On My Computer  from side panel...
Spreadsheet templates in Microsoft Excel <ul><li>Microsoft Excel has many pre-created templates for enterprise activities ...
Using an Online Presence for publicity and feedback Falkirk Council  Education Services <ul><li>Use web-creation resource ...
Why podcasting? <ul><li>Create audio recordings of pupil-created musical advertising jingles, or news reports.  </li></ul>...
Audacity <ul><li>Program in Creating and Presenting folder </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Works like a word-processor, but for audi...
Creating a jingle in Audacity <ul><li>Find suitable free royalty-free music track loops online and save to your My Documen...
Creating mp3 file from Audacity file <ul><li>Click on File – Export as mp3 </li></ul><ul><li>Save in your My Documents fol...
Enterprise in Education  Online Resources <ul><li>Learning and Teaching Scotland </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Enterprise in Educa...
Enterprise in Education  Online Resources <ul><li>Young Enterprise Scotland </li></ul><ul><ul><li>one of Scotland's leadin...
School Enterprise Teaching (SET) Toolkit <ul><li>Every school has been provided with: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mavica Digital...
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  1. 1. Supporting Enterprise Education through ICT Malcolm Wilson ICT Curriculum Development Officer Falkirk Council Education Services
  2. 2. What are we trying to do today? <ul><li>Explore ways ICT can enhance Enterprise Education </li></ul><ul><li>Provide hands-on opportunities to try out some ICT activities which could be used to support Enterprise Education: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ICT for planning, advertising, recording, and presenting. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use of templates and pre-created files in programs available on primary networks. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use of scanner, digital camera and image manipulation software. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Online questionnaire/polling facilities. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Online resources and exemplars. </li></ul></ul>Falkirk Council Education Services
  3. 3. What is Enterprise in Education? <ul><li>Enterprise in education will equip pupils with the skills and values to contribute meaningfully to the Scottish economy and society and will prepare them for the role of global citizens of the twenty-first century. It can be broadly defined as: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>opportunities to think and act in enterprising ways across the curriculum </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>an emphasis on core skills and the ability to transfer these to different contexts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>learning and teaching which encourages positive attitudes and develops skills such as problem solving, decision making, creativity and risk evaluating </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>entrepreneurial experience </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>career education which promotes knowledge and understanding of the world of work and includes a focus on work experience </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>development of a culture of lifelong learning. </li></ul></ul>Falkirk Council Education Services
  4. 4. What is Enterprising Teaching & Learning? <ul><li>Enterprising teaching features include: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>the use of authentic 'real-life' contexts in direct teaching situations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>active learning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>formative assessment techniques, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>collaborative cross-curricular and cross-sector working </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Long-term planning to ensure progression. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Enterprise learning features include: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>the development of critical thinking skills, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>learner ownership, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>experiential learning, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>cooperative activities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>reflection on learning. </li></ul></ul>Falkirk Council Education Services
  5. 5. Planning in Powerpoint <ul><li>Open Powerpoint – click on File – new – choose Templates On My Computer from side panel </li></ul><ul><li>Choose Presentations tab (or Templates on Office Online if alternatives are sought) – select Brainstorming – OK. </li></ul>Falkirk Council Education Services
  6. 6. Creating Planning Diagram in Word <ul><li>Open Microsoft Word or RM Talking First Word. </li></ul><ul><li>Click on View – Toolbars – Drawing. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Drawing toolbar will appear along the bottom of the screen. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Click on Autoshapes – Block Arrows. </li></ul><ul><li>Drag chosen shape to desired size. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Shape can be adjusted by pulling white or yellow handles </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Right-click on the shape and choose add text. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Right click on edge of a shape and choose Format AutoShape to adjust colours and thickness of lines. </li></ul></ul>Falkirk Council Education Services <ul><ul><li>This can also be created in Powerpoint </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Creating Mind-mapping Planning Diagram in Kidspiration <ul><li>Open Kidspiration and choose More icon in activities choices. </li></ul><ul><li>Choose from various templates, e.g. The Question Wheel . </li></ul><ul><li>Double-click on any box to add text </li></ul>Falkirk Council Education Services
  8. 8. Finding Microsoft Word templates <ul><li>Microsoft Word can be used to create: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Brochures </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Newsletters </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Greetings cards </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Posters </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Event tickets </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Calendars </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Certificates </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Go to http://office.microsoft.com then templates to download selected template. </li></ul>Falkirk Council Education Services
  9. 9. Opening Microsoft Word templates <ul><li>To open templates in Word go to File – New – then select Templates On My Computer from panel. </li></ul>Falkirk Council Education Services
  10. 10. Finding Microsoft Publisher templates <ul><li>In addition to those document types which can be created in Microsoft Word Microsoft Publisher can be used to create banners and posters spanning multiple pages. </li></ul><ul><li>Most can be accessed by opening Microsoft Publisher and clicking on File – New – Publications for Print. </li></ul><ul><li>Additional templates can also be found at http://office.microsoft.com then templates to download selected template. </li></ul>Falkirk Council Education Services
  11. 11. Changing size of Microsoft Publisher banner or poster Falkirk Council Education Services <ul><li>Change size of any Publisher document by clicking on File – Page Setup. </li></ul>
  12. 12. RM Number Magic Spreadsheets <ul><li>Choose Blue level to access pre-created spreadsheets in RM Number Magic. </li></ul><ul><li>Click on Exercises folder. </li></ul><ul><li>Browse through pre-created curricular spreadsheets. </li></ul><ul><li>Each spreadsheet can be used as a ready-made activity or provides a model which can be adapted as required by pupils for their own enterprise activity </li></ul><ul><ul><li>If using a pre-created spreadsheet as basis for new spreadsheet then go to File – Save – and choose to save file as a new file into a different folder - give copy spreadsheet a new name – save in own My Documents folder. </li></ul></ul>Falkirk Council Education Services
  13. 13. RM Number Magic Spreadsheets – Enterprise in Education Example <ul><li>Example spreadsheets already have formulae included for pupils to work out alternative options. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pupils can see any formula used by clicking on any answer cell. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Each spreadsheet also has an associated worksheet </li></ul><ul><li>Access worksheet by clicking on Report Sheet tab at lower left of spreadsheet </li></ul>Falkirk Council Education Services
  14. 14. RM Number Magic Spreadsheets – Enterprise in Education examples <ul><li>Bus Fares </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Work out combinations of fares to meet a target amount </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Car Hire Firm </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Work out which car hire firm offers the best deal </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Christmas Party </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Work out what food to buy for your Christmas Party </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Cola Price Survey </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Investigate cheapest way to buy Cola </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Electricity Bill </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Work out cost of electricity used by different appliances </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Sweets </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Work out different ways of packaging 200 sweets </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Taxi Fares </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Work out which is the best taxi firm for different journeys </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The Milk Round </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Work out different combinations of costs for different products </li></ul></ul>Falkirk Council Education Services
  15. 15. RM Colour Magic for creating eye-catching images <ul><li>Open RM Colour Magic in Red Level for greatest range of tools. </li></ul><ul><li>Photograph or scanned image can form basis of a logo </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Click on File – select source – choose camera, webcam or scanner </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Then acquire image to load image into Colour Magic. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Remove unwanted parts of picture with eraser tool. </li></ul><ul><li>Add special effects to image </li></ul><ul><li>Click on Image menu – Colour Effects or Image Filters </li></ul>Falkirk Council Education Services
  16. 16. Inserting Images into Microsoft Word <ul><li>Insert images into Microsoft Word or RM Talking First Word by clicking on Insert – Image – From File. </li></ul><ul><li>Text wrapping choice must be made before you can do any other image manipulation. This allows you to make the text “wrap” around the picture in a variety of ways. </li></ul><ul><li>Use crop tool to remove unwanted part of image </li></ul>Falkirk Council Education Services
  17. 17. Presenting in Powerpoint <ul><li>Open Powerpoint – click on File – new – choose Templates On My Computer from side panel </li></ul><ul><li>Choose Presentations tab (or Templates on Office Online if alternatives are sought) – select Selling a Product or Service – OK. </li></ul>Falkirk Council Education Services
  18. 18. Spreadsheet templates in Microsoft Excel <ul><li>Microsoft Excel has many pre-created templates for enterprise activities </li></ul><ul><li>Go to http://office.microsoft.com and choose Templates tab then Budgets in template categories. </li></ul><ul><li>Steps to change any spreadsheet from another currency (most are in shown in US Dollars) to UK pounds: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Click on letter at top of each column showing currency. This will highlight column. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Click on Format – Cells. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Click on Number tab – choose currency </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ensure decimal places box shows 2. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Choose £ symbol in symbol choice box. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Select Negative numbers to show red. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Click OK </li></ul></ul>Falkirk Council Education Services
  19. 19. Using an Online Presence for publicity and feedback Falkirk Council Education Services <ul><li>Use web-creation resource (e.g. primarybolgger.co.uk) </li></ul><ul><li>Create Online Questionnaire / polls for gathering feedback or statistics with Think.com tools (or Surveymonkey.com). </li></ul>
  20. 20. Why podcasting? <ul><li>Create audio recordings of pupil-created musical advertising jingles, or news reports. </li></ul><ul><li>The recording can be edited </li></ul><ul><ul><li>unwanted sections can be cut out, different parts copied or cut and pasted into different sequence. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The files can be exported from Audacity as an mp3 file </li></ul><ul><ul><li>for adding to a website for later downloading by pupils or parents. </li></ul></ul>Falkirk Council Education Services
  21. 21. Audacity <ul><li>Program in Creating and Presenting folder </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Works like a word-processor, but for audio. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Within program there are an extensive Help files on using Audacity. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tutorials on Audacity available from: http://audacity.sourceforge.net/help/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Video tutorials for schools on using Audacity and on creating a school radio podcast: www.bteducation.org/img/lib/dialogics/schoolradio/index.htm </li></ul></ul>Falkirk Council Education Services
  22. 22. Creating a jingle in Audacity <ul><li>Find suitable free royalty-free music track loops online and save to your My Documents (these can be found at www.partnersinrhyme.com ). Audacity will import wav files and midi files. </li></ul><ul><li>In Audacity ensure a microphone is connected then record your voice message. </li></ul>Falkirk Council Education Services <ul><li>Click on Project – import audio (or import midi if a midi file used). </li></ul><ul><li>This will show as a second track beneath the voice track. </li></ul><ul><li>Click on Envelope tool then click and drag on music track to reduce the volume of the music when the voice is speaking. </li></ul>
  23. 23. Creating mp3 file from Audacity file <ul><li>Click on File – Export as mp3 </li></ul><ul><li>Save in your My Documents folder. </li></ul><ul><li>This can be uploaded to webpage, school website or other blog </li></ul><ul><li>Remember to save Audacity file you have created as an Audacity file so it can be edited later (Audacity cannot edit mp3 files once they have been exported). </li></ul>Falkirk Council Education Services
  24. 24. Enterprise in Education Online Resources <ul><li>Learning and Teaching Scotland </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Enterprise in Education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>www.ltscotland.org.uk/enterpriseineducation/index.asp </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Determined to Succeed </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Scottish Executive's strategy for Enterprise in Education with the aim of helping Scotland's young people develop self-confidence, self-belief and the determination to succeed in life and work. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>www.determinedtosucceed.co.uk </li></ul></ul>Falkirk Council Education Services
  25. 25. Enterprise in Education Online Resources <ul><li>Young Enterprise Scotland </li></ul><ul><ul><li>one of Scotland's leading providers for aspiring young people in Enterprise in Education. Our wide range of programmes for young people aged 5 – 25, give them the opportunity to develop their full potential and raise their confidence and self esteem and also test out their business ideas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>www.yes.org.uk/ </li></ul></ul>Falkirk Council Education Services
  26. 26. School Enterprise Teaching (SET) Toolkit <ul><li>Every school has been provided with: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mavica Digital Camera </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Digital Movie Creator digital video camera (which also acts as a microphone) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Every school has been provided with the following as part of the School Enterprise Teaching (SET) Toolkit: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Display boards </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mat cutter </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sissex machine with instruction DVD </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Score Perfect </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Edge Master </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Badge Maker </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Book Binder </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Laminator </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Card-making Kit </li></ul></ul>Falkirk Council Education Services

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