Fast Forward- Revised Edition (2015)

Windows 7 and MS Office 2013

Fast Forward- Revised Edition (2015)

Windows 7 and MS Office 2013
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    Fast Forward: Windows 7 and MS Office 2013, meant for students of classes 1 to 8, is a thoroughly revised edition of Fast Forward: Windows 7 and MS Office 2007 (with MS Office 2010 Updates) that aims to make the study of computer science engaging and interactive for students through a combination of interesting features.

    Fast Forward- Revised Edition (2015)

    Fast Forward- Revised Edition (2015)

    Fast Forward: Windows 7 and MS Office 2013, meant for students of classes 1 to 8, is a thoroughly revised edition of Fast Forward: Windows 7 and MS Office 2007 (with MS Office 2010 Updates) that aims to make the study of computer science engaging and interactive for students through a combination of interesting features.

    Authors and Contributors

    Alka Sabharwal , Sangeeta Panchal

    It covers the fundamentals of computers and Internet services, as also of the main MS Office 2013 software comprising Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Publisher and Access. It also introduces the concepts of computer programming through KTurtle in primary and Scratch in middle school. Further, students are encouraged to develop their artistic and creative side by learning how to create simple animations in Pivot Animator and movies using Windows MovieMaker.

    • Coursebooks
    • Oxford Educate
    • Test Generator
    Teacher’s Manual
  • Online Resource
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Key Features
1. This series is comprehensively revised and based on Windows 7 and MS Office 2013 2. Introduces new software’s, namely, Publisher, Pivot Animator, and Windows Movie Maker and the new programming environments of KTurtle and Scratch 3. The content has been divided into two distinct terms in each book to facilitate easier course planning and evaluation 4. What’s in Store? gives the reader a snapshot of the chapter contents. (Classes 3 to 8) 5. Action Break within a chapter provides students situational exercises with their solutions to reinforce conceptual learning 6. Fast Forward highlights the keyboard shortcuts for ribbon commands, to help users save time while performing routine operations. (Classes 2 to 8) 7. Handy Hint gives students useful tips on the options available for different operations. (Classes 2 to 8) 8. How About That! conveys interesting information on the topic being covered 9. Computer Manners presents computer etiquette using cartoon strips 10. Geek Speak at the end of a chapter lists the important terms a student comes across in the chapter along with their definitions 11. At A Glance summarizes the chapter for a quick review of all the topics covered in that chapter. (Classes 2 to 8) 12. Exercises in each chapter has a varied question set testing learners on all aspects of conceptual theory covered in that chapter 13. Worksheets in primary and Assessment papers in middle school based on the formative assessment question recommendations of the CBSE 14. Term Papers introduced for summative assessment practice 15. Application-Based Questions within Exercises enables students to develop their analytical skills, introduced in classes 3 to 8 16. Work Out! provides situation-based practical questions that are to be tried hands-on, thus encouraging critical thinking and developing the ability to choose the correct commands and operations 17. For the Teacher suggests creative ways to approach a chapter or topic, and gives information on freely downloadable software 18. A Dictionary of Terms at the end of each book for easy reference to key terms and their definitions
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Oxford Educate
The latest edition of the Fast Forward series, Fast Forward: Windows 7 and MS Office 2013, is supported by Oxford Educate, the enhanced e-book with interactive teaching tools and learning materials. It will include animations, demo videos of the practice times, interactive exercises, and printables. The Oxford Educate CD also contains the Test Generator designed to aid teachers in creating a variety of test papers from an extensive pool of questions, including those from the coursebook, for effective evaluation.
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Teacher's Manual
Teacher’s manuals with lesson plans, the complete answer key to the coursebook, additional chapter-wise worksheets and test papers along with their answers, and a set of multiple choice questions for each chapter.
  • Key Features

  • Oxford Educate

  • Teacher's Manual

  • 1. This series is comprehensively revised and based on Windows 7 and MS Office 2013 2. Introduces new software’s, namely, Publisher, Pivot Animator, and Windows Movie Maker and the new programming environments of KTurtle and Scratch 3. The content has been divided into two distinct terms in each book to facilitate easier course planning and evaluation 4. What’s in Store? gives the reader a snapshot of the chapter contents. (Classes 3 to 8) 5. Action Break within a chapter provides students situational exercises with their solutions to reinforce conceptual learning 6. Fast Forward highlights the keyboard shortcuts for ribbon commands, to help users save time while performing routine operations. (Classes 2 to 8) 7. Handy Hint gives students useful tips on the options available for different operations. (Classes 2 to 8) 8. How About That! conveys interesting information on the topic being covered 9. Computer Manners presents computer etiquette using cartoon strips 10. Geek Speak at the end of a chapter lists the important terms a student comes across in the chapter along with their definitions 11. At A Glance summarizes the chapter for a quick review of all the topics covered in that chapter. (Classes 2 to 8) 12. Exercises in each chapter has a varied question set testing learners on all aspects of conceptual theory covered in that chapter 13. Worksheets in primary and Assessment papers in middle school based on the formative assessment question recommendations of the CBSE 14. Term Papers introduced for summative assessment practice 15. Application-Based Questions within Exercises enables students to develop their analytical skills, introduced in classes 3 to 8 16. Work Out! provides situation-based practical questions that are to be tried hands-on, thus encouraging critical thinking and developing the ability to choose the correct commands and operations 17. For the Teacher suggests creative ways to approach a chapter or topic, and gives information on freely downloadable software 18. A Dictionary of Terms at the end of each book for easy reference to key terms and their definitions
  • The latest edition of the Fast Forward series, Fast Forward: Windows 7 and MS Office 2013, is supported by Oxford Educate, the enhanced e-book with interactive teaching tools and learning materials. It will include animations, demo videos of the practice times, interactive exercises, and printables. The Oxford Educate CD also contains the Test Generator designed to aid teachers in creating a variety of test papers from an extensive pool of questions, including those from the coursebook, for effective evaluation.
  • Teacher’s manuals with lesson plans, the complete answer key to the coursebook, additional chapter-wise worksheets and test papers along with their answers, and a set of multiple choice questions for each chapter.

Fast Forward- Revised Edition (2015) includes:

  • Primary
  • Middle
  • Fast Forward- Revised Edition (2015)

    Fast Forward- Revised Edition (2015)

    Windows 7 and MS Office 2013

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    The online resources include a wide range of textbook-linked exercises like skill based worksheets, lesson plans, question bank with answer key, value-based questions, unit based assignments, practice worksheets, formative assessment ideas, open text-based assessments, project work ideas, and much more.

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    Welcome to the Fast Forward- Revised Edition (2015) teachers site! Here you will find extra resources to help you when using {1} in your class.

    You'll need your Oxford ID login details to access these resources.

    If you are not already signed in, you will be required to sign in with your Oxford ID login details or register and fill up a detailed registration form for accessing resources. Teaching resources are password protected and recommended for user teachers only. We follow a rigorous validation process for providing access. It usually takes 48 hours to validate these accounts. Your Institute can be contacted for verification, so please share authentic contact details and email address.