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Spreadsheet Fun No 3 – Christmas Gifts

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Even the youngest children love to buy gifts at Christmas and this is an ideal time to use a spreadsheet to plan spending. It can be very simple, fill in a spreadsheet and make sure you stay within budget, or it can be much more complicated where children create their own spreadsheet and add their own formula.

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Christmas Cookies – Spreadsheet Fun No 2

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angelChristmas Cookies – Spreadsheet Fun Number 2. Following on from my earlier Christmas spreadsheet post,  here is the second issue, adapted from the ‘Biscuits or Bread’ exercise which was first shared by the Oxfordshire ICT Team in their modelling book.

Christmas Cookies

Pupils may be designing special Christmas biscuits and cakes to use for a class party and then as presents in their D&T project. Why not introduce the idea of using ICT to cost the special biscuits ...

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Hopscotch Hour of Code – December 8th – 12th

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Hopscotch Hour of CodeThe team at Hopscotch – a really good drag and drop programming app for the iPad –  have sent an Hour of Code message to all Hopscotch users who may be getting ready to take part in the Hour of Code event coming up in two weeks:

“Hi Hopscotch educators,

I hope you’re getting excited for the best holiday of the year: Hour of Code!

We’ve specially developed ...

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Spreadsheet Christmas 1 – The Twelve Days of Christmas

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TreeAs we approach Christmas, an ideal opportunity for having a bit of fun with spreadsheets reveals itself. This activity was first shared by the Oxfordshire ICT Team in their modelling book. It was given to all Oxfordshire schools and almost certainly lurks in a cupboard somewhere; hopefully in occasional use, but may be totally forgotten!

Spreadsheet Christmas 1:

The Twelve Days of Christmas

The idea is that children can use a spreadsheet to model the ...

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Links for Using Video in the Classroom

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clapperboardLinks for Using Video in the Classroom. Video could be said to have taken over the world these days, even very small children are making them on mobile devices. There is no doubt that video can be inspiring in the classroom; so, here are a few links that you may find very useful:

Video Clips and Video Resources

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