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BTEC Digital Information Technology Learning Aim A1

BTEC Digital Information Technology Learning Aim A1

This unit covers learning aim A1 and is the first five lessons of the BTEC Digital Information Technology qualification. We have broken this down into the following Presentations: Definitions of user interface Basic user interfaces Complex user interfaces Choosing the correct interface Hardware and Software and how it affects an interface These have been broken up with directed class work during them so you can break them into as many lessons are you need. This comes with an** 18 page work book**.
Rethink_Education
Data Representation for OCR GCSE (9-1) in Computer Science (J276)

Data Representation for OCR GCSE (9-1) in Computer Science (J276)

Data Representation Student Workbook This student workbook is ideal for students, non-specialist teachers, NQTs any anyone who wants to learn more about data representation to gain confidence in the OCR GCSE (9-1) in Computer Science (J276) “2.6 Data representation” specification. Can be used in the classroom as a teaching aid, for self-study or as a revision tool. This 58-page PDF which covers the theory and includes ready-to-use tasks and even includes the answers. Table of Contents: • Units • Amount of storage space required • Numbers • Denary (base 10) • Binary (base 2) • Convert from binary to denary • Convert from denary to binary • Add binary numbers • Binary Shifts • Hexadecimal (base 16) • Why is hexadecimal used? • Convert from binary to hexadecimal • Convert hexadecimal to binary • Convert hexadecimal to denary • Convert from denary to hexadecimal • Number base notation • Check Digits • Characters • Binary codes to represent characters • Character Set • ASCII, extended ASCII and Unicode • Images • Pixels • Colour Depth • Metadata • Calculating file size • Converting binary into a bitmap • Sound • How sound can be sampled and stored in a digital form • Sample frequency / sample rate • Bit rate / Resolution • Calculate sound file sizes • Compression • Lossless • Lossy
nwilkin
OCR GCSE in Computer Science Component 1 (J276/01) student workbooks

OCR GCSE in Computer Science Component 1 (J276/01) student workbooks

These workbooks cover EVERYTHING outlined in the OCE specification for component 1 of the GCSE in Computer Science for OCR (J276/01) It includes the following workbooks: 1.1 System architecture 1.2 Memory and 1.3 Storage (combined into one workbook) 1.4 Wired and wireless networks 1.5 Network topologies, protocols and layers 1.6 System security 1.7 Systems software 1.8 Ethical, legal, cultural and environmental concerns Each PDF workbook includes theory, tasks and all the answers so you and your students are confident you are covering the specification. Ideal for classwork, as homework tasks and as self-study revision aids. They are written in student-friendly language which breaks down technical topics into easy to understand chunks making these workbooks perfect for students, NQTs and non-specialist teachers.
nwilkin
Ethical, legal, cultural and environmental concerns for OCR GCSE (9-1) in Computer Science (J276)

Ethical, legal, cultural and environmental concerns for OCR GCSE (9-1) in Computer Science (J276)

Ethical, legal, cultural and environmental concerns student workbook. This student workbook is ideal for students, non-specialist teachers, NQTs any anyone who wants to learn more about the ethical, legal, cultural and environmental concerns with technology to gain confidence in the OCR GCSE (9-1) in Computer Science (J276) “1.8 Ethical, Legal, Cultural and Environmental concerns” specification. Can be used in the classroom as a teaching aid, for self-study or as a revision tool. This 41-page PDF which covers the theory and includes ready-to-use tasks and even includes the answers. Table of Contents: • How to investigate and discuss Computer Science technologies • Ethical issues • Asking ethical questions • Legal issues • Cultural issues • Environmental issues • Privacy issues • How key stakeholders are affected by technologies • Environmental impact of Computer Science • Manufacturing technology • Transporting technology • Using and charging the technology • Disposing of technology • Cloud computing • Energy efficient • Flexible working • Cultural implications of Computer Science • Healthcare apps • Review culture • Open source vs proprietary software • Legislation relevant to Computer Science • The Data Protection Act 1998 • The Computer Misuse Act 1990 • The Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 • Creative Commons Licensing • The Freedom of Information Act 2000
nwilkin
Inside The Computer - A Build & Learn Activity (Interactive & Paper Version)

Inside The Computer - A Build & Learn Activity (Interactive & Paper Version)

This activity is ideal to teach students about the insides of the computer. Students are expected to build the inside of the computer as well as learn about each component. The following key terms are covered: Motherboard Power Supply Heat Sink CPU RAM Chip Network Interface Card Hard Disk Drive Motherboard This resource comes in 2 formats: Paper based (PDF) Digital Interactive format which opens in Google Slides. Students can type and drag and drop answers onto the worksheets. Thanks to Open Clip Art for illustrations and KindergartenWorks (LesliesHand) for the Font Style
balsamgr8
Open Evening Tech Quiz

Open Evening Tech Quiz

Guess the year that the technology was first released. Used at Open Evening to interest parents while kids participated in computer based activities. Answers are in the notes section under each slide.
Eoforwic
Web Authoring Lesson

Web Authoring Lesson

Lesson about web authoring, getting students to question what the key components are and to design their own web page.
HDLouise
Systems Software for OCR GCSE (9-1) in Computer Science (J276)

Systems Software for OCR GCSE (9-1) in Computer Science (J276)

Systems Software Student Workbook This student workbook is ideal for students, non-specialist teachers, NQTs any anyone who wants to learn more about systems software to gain confidence in the OCR GCSE (9-1) in Computer Science (J276) “1.6 Systems Software” specification. Can be used in the classroom as a teaching aid, for self-study or as a revision tool. This 17-page PDF which covers the theory and includes ready-to-use tasks and even includes the answers. Table of Contents: • The purpose and functionality of systems software • Provides an interface for computer users • Allocating system resources • Operates and controls the computer hardware • Disk and file management • Operating Systems • User Interface • Command Driven Interface • Graphical User Interface • Memory management / multitasking • Peripheral management and drivers • User Management • File Management • Utility system software • Encryption software • Defragmentation • Data Compression • The role and methods of backup
nwilkin
System Security for OCR GCSE (9-1) in Computer Science (J276)

System Security for OCR GCSE (9-1) in Computer Science (J276)

System Security Student Workbook This system security workbook is ideal for students, non-specialist teachers, NQTs any anyone who wants to learn more about cyber-attacks and network security to gain confidence in the OCR GCSE (9-1) in Computer Science (J276) “1.5 System Security” specification. Can be used in the classroom as a teaching aid, for self-study or as a revision tool. This 37-page PDF which covers the theory and includes ready-to-use tasks and even includes the answers. Table of Contents: • What is system security? • Forms of attack • Active attack • Passive attack • Social engineering • Insider attack • Threats posed to networks • Hackers and crackers • Malware • Computer viruses • Trojan • Spyware • Adware • Phishing • People as the “weak point” in secure systems (social engineering) • Blagging • Pharming • Shouldering • Brute Force Attacks • Denial of Service Attacks • Data Interception • Collecting data • Manipulating data • Data theft • SQL injection • Poor network policy • Weak and default passwords • Removable media • Unpatched or outdated software • Identifying and preventing vulnerabilities • Penetration testing • Who becomes a penetration hacker? • Network forensics • Network policies • Anti-malware software • Firewalls • User access levels • Passwords • Encryption
nwilkin
GCSE Computing Revision: Memory and Storage

GCSE Computing Revision: Memory and Storage

Handy 1 page revision sheet summarising key information about memory and secondary storage. The difference between volatile and non-volatile memory. Secondary storage types and their advantages and disadvantages Embedded systems and the differences with non-embedded systems
chrdol72
GCSE Computing Revision: Hardware & Software

GCSE Computing Revision: Hardware & Software

Handy revision sheet that covers the basics of computer systems and defines hardware and software. More detail is given to the classification of software with a focus on Operating Systems and their functions.
chrdol72
Makey Makey Combination Cards

Makey Makey Combination Cards

Some quick Makey Makey combo cards I’d use to generate ideas for pupils who need support or more structure. Used with the Makey Makey inventors kit. Pick one card from each part: a project, material type and an action (see the preview). Pupils can cut out and combine the cards to rapidly generate and evaluate ideas. I’ve used in secondary (secondary computing NQT), but I’ve used similar in a primary code club. Provided in PDF and Word so you can edit if needed.
frasermckay
My School Network task sheets plus Networks terms wordsearch - Computer Science / ICT

My School Network task sheets plus Networks terms wordsearch - Computer Science / ICT

This resource is suitable for students learning about networks and their setup (Year 9+). This pack includes the following: My School Network tasks - 6 pages (15 tasks plus example questions for the IT engineer at the school) (PDF) Above editable version My School Network completed sample - 7 pages (PDF) Above editable version Networks terminology wordsearch (54 words) The 15 tasks were created to support Year 10 Computer Science and ICT students in their learning about Networks. The tasks were completed as the students went on a tour, led by the school’s head IT technician / engineer, of the school’s network setup. The tasks can be used / adapted for younger / older students, or depending on their abilities. In our case, the sheets were printed and students completed them by hand using clipboards, but it would also work fine if the students edit the Word document on their devices. The tasks cover the basics including ‘Find out why we have a school network’, ‘Draw what you think the school’s server looks like’, several questions about the school’s backup procedure, questions regarding internet speed, and some sample questions to ask the IT technician / engineer in a Q&A session. The students thoroughly enjoyed the tour, including being wowed by numbers and figures and being allowed to be near the server room, and felt a lot more savvy after understanding what all these devices were in the corridors, walls and ceilings. This definitely made their learning come to life and gave them a clearer understanding of networks and their setup. They also got to know the IT support staff a lot better and expressed great thanks at the end of the tour. It’d be a good idea to meet up with the technicians / engineers in advance to plan out the tour and even prepare them with some of the questions that will be asked.
kidsprintouts
Inspiring interest in radio communications

Inspiring interest in radio communications

SDRplay provide a “software defined radio” (SDR) which turns a Raspberry Pi or PC into a full communications receiver capable of picking up radio signals across the spectrum from long waves to microwaves. All you need is the SDR and a simple antenna which is often just a length of wire. This simple tutorial can help a class pick up signals for themselves: https://youtu.be/JvP8t8aPmRw and this inspiring video shows how a class can pick up actual pictures from the International Space Station (first the class can practice on other signals and when they are ready, they can time their listening for when the ISS is transmitting pictures and passing overhead. See: https://youtu.be/vRwH0FlH9MA Potentially SDRplay can lend a school an RSP1A, or they can be bought with educational discount by emailing jon.hudson@sdrplay.com (SDRplay co-founder)
letters1
Network topologies, protocols and layers for OCR GCSE (9-1) in Computer Science (J276)

Network topologies, protocols and layers for OCR GCSE (9-1) in Computer Science (J276)

Network topologies, protocols and layers student workbook This student networks workbook is ideal for students, non-specialist teachers, NQTs any anyone who wants to learn more about computer network topologies to gain confidence in the OCR GCSE (9-1) in Computer Science (J276) “1.5 Network topologies, protocols & layers” specification. Can be used in the classroom as a teaching aid, for self-study or as a revision tool. This 27-page PDF which covers the theory and includes ready-to-use tasks and even includes the answers. Table of Contents: Network topologies Star network topology Mesh network topology WiFi Frequency Channels Encryption Packet Switching Bandwidth Ethernet IP address MAC address Network Protocols TCP/IP HTTP HTTPS FTP POP IMAP SMTP TCP/IP model The 4 layers of network protocols Application layer Transport layer Internet layer Link layer
nwilkin
Wired and Wireless Networks for OCR GCSE (9-1) in Computer Science (J276)

Wired and Wireless Networks for OCR GCSE (9-1) in Computer Science (J276)

Wired and Wireless Networks Student Workbook This student networks workbook is ideal for students, non-specialist teachers, NQTs any anyone who wants to learn more about wired and wireless networks to gain confidence in the OCR GCSE (9-1) in Computer Science (J276) “1.4 Wired and wireless networks” specification. Can be used in the classroom as a teaching aid, for self-study or as a revision tool. This 29-page PDF which covers the theory and includes ready-to-use tasks and even includes the answers. Table of Contents: What is a network? Types of network Local Area Network (LAN) Wide Area Network (WAN) Factors that affect the performance of networks Bandwidth Number of devices Cable or wireless media Error rate Latency The different roles of computers in a client-server and a peer-to-peer network Client Server Peer-to-Peer The hardware needed to connect stand-alone computers to a LAN Stand-alone computer Network Interface Controller/Card Transmission Media Switch Router Wireless Access Points The internet Domain Name Server Hosting Cloud storage Local storage compared to cloud storage Cloud computing Security and ownership of data and software on the cloud Virtual Networks
nwilkin
Researching the Aztecs - KS2

Researching the Aztecs - KS2

This resource includes: PPT Starter Integrated handbook for students to complete all about ‘the Aztecs’ ‘Code breaker’ plenary Lesson plan Support ‘cheat sheet’ for L.A Students This lesson plan is based around using ‘microsoft encarta’ for researching, however the lesson could easily be used alongside other similar software. Enjoy!
HDLouise
CS Knowledge Organisers - Software

CS Knowledge Organisers - Software

This is part of my Knowledge Organiser set for Computer Science. This part focuses on Software and key CS concerns. The amount of content that students are required to learn within Computing is vast the following document is all of the knowledge organisers I have developed for my students linked to the Computer Systems paper for computing. This document can be used for any specification to support students/teachers through the computing topics. The topics covered within this document are: System Software Computing Concerns and Impact on society This document can be used in many different ways some examples are below: Student led revision Topic summary Lesson activities/resources Teacher resource Homework Thanks for your time.
NextStepComputing
CS Knowledge Organiser - Networks

CS Knowledge Organiser - Networks

This is part of my Computer Systems knowledge organiser set. This set focuses on networking knowledge. The amount of content that students are required to learn within Computing is vast the following document is all of the knowledge organisers I have developed for my students linked to the Computer Systems paper for computing. This document can be used for any specification to support students/teachers through the computing topics. The topics covered within this document are: Networks Systems Security This document can be used in many different ways some examples are below: Student led revision Topic summary Lesson activities/resources Teacher resource Homework Thanks for your time.
NextStepComputing
CS Knowledge Organisers - Architecture

CS Knowledge Organisers - Architecture

This is part of my Knowledge Organiser set. The amount of content that students are required to learn within Computing is vast the following document is all of the knowledge organisers I have developed for my students linked to the Computer Systems paper for computing. This document can be used for any specification to support students/teachers through the computing topics. The topics covered within this document are: System Architecture Memory Storage This document can be used in many different ways some examples are below: Student led revision Topic summary Lesson activities/resources Teacher resource Homework Thanks for your time.
NextStepComputing
R081 - Creative I-Media Exam - Personal Learning Checklist

R081 - Creative I-Media Exam - Personal Learning Checklist

This personal learning checklist is perfect for students when monitoring/self assessing their strengths and weaknesses in the R081 OCR Creative I-Media Exam. This document can be updated by students during and outside of lessons and is a perfect revision tool that covers all of the main topics.
Charliesep21
R081 - Creative I-Media Exam - Knowledge Organisers

R081 - Creative I-Media Exam - Knowledge Organisers

These 5 knowledge organisers outline everything students need to know for the R081 OCR Creative I-Media exam. They each fit on one single side of A4 paper and are neat and orgnaised. Students can use them to learn content and then test themsleves in and out of lessons, they can also be used to asisst teachers with key information and topics to cover.
Charliesep21
R081 - Creative I-Media - Flashcards

R081 - Creative I-Media - Flashcards

In this document there are over 60 Flashcards that can be used to test students on all of the key knowledge for the R081 OCR Creative I-Media exam. The flashcards cover all learning objectives and can be used both in lessons and at home.
Charliesep21
R081 - Creative I-Media Exam - Scheme of Work

R081 - Creative I-Media Exam - Scheme of Work

This detailed and comprehensive scheme of work for the R081 Creative I-Media exam will enable teachers to cover all of the relevent course content in detail. Embedded into this scheme of work are all four Learning Objectives, interleaving and spacing and retrieval plenaries. Assessment points have also been added to assist teachers with low risk high frequency assessment tracking.
Charliesep21
R081 - Creative I-Media Exam - Revision/Activity Booklet

R081 - Creative I-Media Exam - Revision/Activity Booklet

This 46 page revsion/activity booklet for the OCR R081 Creative I-Media Exam is perfect for students who are revising and preparing for the exam. The booklet covers all four learning objectives in detail and allows students to apply all of the content they have learned in lessons to various scenarious. The last section of the booket is made up of questions from previous R081 exams.
Charliesep21
End of year Computing Summer Quiz 2018

End of year Computing Summer Quiz 2018

NEW COMPUTER SCIENCE QUIZ FOR THE END OF YEAR / SUMMER TERM 2018! A fun whole class quiz, ideally suited to keep pupils engaged and settled for the final lesson of the summer term. Suitable for year 7 to year 11. The quiz includes computer science elements as well as other fun summer related questions getting them into the summer holiday spirit. Guaranteed to make the final lesson fun before they break up for summer. Print out the answer sheets (enough for 1 per team) and then run through the quiz on the whiteboard. After each section the answers are provided allowing the quiz to easily be cut shorter if you wish. Suitable for GCSE Computer Science classes and KS3 Computing and ICT classes.
nwilkin
Year 7 End of Year Exam Feedback

Year 7 End of Year Exam Feedback

This is a feedback resource to go with another user’s exam. The link to the exam is https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/year-7-end-of-year-exam-computing-with-mark-scheme-11351763
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