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Switch On

Switch On

Switch On, a series of eight books for Classes 1 to 8, is an effort to familiarize and equip students with the latest trends in computer technology. This is a well-graded course that conforms to the requirements of NCF (2005) and complies with the syllabus requirements of various boards. The course is based on Windows 7 and MS Office 2010 with updates on Windows 8 and MS Office 2013. The course is a perfect blend of theoretical and practical topics, and is interspersed with illustrations, keyboard



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  • Class Class 1, Class 2, Class 3, Class 4, Class 5, Class 6, Class 7, Class 8
  • Stage Foundational, Preparatory, Middle
  • Word Web explains the difficult words.
  • You Should Know gives interesting facts about the topic.
  • Quick Way highlights all the important keyboard shortcuts for the menu commands
  • Exercise at the end of each chapter reinforces the understanding of the topic
  • Latest versions namely, Windows Movie Maker 2012, HTML 5, Adobe Dreamweaver CC, Adobe Photoshop CC and Flash 8
  • Innovative worksheets, assessment papers and revision papers are given as additional evaluation aids
  • Writing space in the Exercise section makes this course book as an effective workbook too
  • Research Project integrates Computer Science with other subjects.
  • IT Personalities contains important information about the famous personalities from the field of IT.
  • Key Terms and Tech Terms enlist the important terms that the students should be aware of
  • Latest IT Trends describes the emerging technological advancements that the students should know.
  • Original National Cyber Olympiad paper for practice so that students can gain proficiency in competitive exams.
  • Interesting stickers and posters provided inside the course books make learning fun.
  • Coursebook 1-8
  • Teachers Manual 1-8
  • Collins DigiSuite 1-8
  • Multimedia eBooks offer interactive learning with videos, animations, presentations, and audio for better concept comprehension and retention.
  • The audio feature offers a flexible learning experience by allowing students to listen to chapters. It also helps auditory learners and those with reading difficulties comprehend course material easily.
  • Interactive slideshows combine engaging visuals and concise text to help students better grasp concepts.
  • Interactivities engage students through quizzes, games, and more. Active participation leads to better retention of the concepts covered.
  • Animations simplify complex concepts with clear audio and engaging visuals, making it easy for students to understand.
  • Lesson plans offer comprehensive guidance for teachers, including pre-, post-, and while-reading activities, teaching strategies, and learning objectives.
  • Additional worksheets are provided for practice and reinforcements.
  • The question paper generator enables educators to create, organize and assess students’ understanding with a question bank based on Bloom’s taxonomy.

Mohini Arora is HoD, Computer Science with Air Force Golden Jubilee Institute, Subroto Park, Delhi. She has extensive experience in teaching and is also associated with the CBSE for preparing course material for Computer Science.

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