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Political and Economic Impacts of ICT

Political and Economic Impacts of ICT

This is a KS3 Year 9 lesson I taught around the political and economic impacts of ICT (topic 22). This lesson gets students to look at a range of articles, looking at the impact of corruption politically and how ICT could have a positive and negative influence. Included: PPT Starter Links to research on corruption ** I had to remove the images for the plenary due to copyright however I have left the names on each slide so is still possible to play, if necessary you can simply add the images back.
HDLouise
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
How does electricity flow through small objects: KS4 - Logically Speaking

How does electricity flow through small objects: KS4 - Logically Speaking

Currently, electronic switches in the form of transistors and diodes are the building blocks for computers and other electronic devices. Scientists at the University of Oxford are researching how electricity flows in nanoscale electronics. In the future it may be possible to create electronic switches that are based on individual molecules. In this lesson students find out a bit more about the development of electronic components over the years and are introduced to logic gates and truth tables. Learning outcomes: Students are able to recall that computers are made up of components that have become smaller and more efficient over time. Students are able to predict the outputs of basic logic gates given specific inputs. Students are able to create and interpret truth tables for simple logic gates. See more at: www.oxfordsparks.ox.ac.uk/content/how-does-electricity-flow-through-small-objects
OxfordUniversity
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
**R085 Creating a Multipage Website - OCR Creative iMedia - Task 3 & 4 Complete**

**R085 Creating a Multipage Website - OCR Creative iMedia - Task 3 & 4 Complete**

Here is the resource I have been using to deliver R085. It has been put together having taught similar units by OCR and I have corresponded with OCR via their online questioning facility to confirm delivery methods are correct. Notes have been added in the notes section where relevant. The resource has been used by other teachers within our centre who are non specialist and they have found it easy to deliver.
rashminder85
** R085 Creating a Multipage Website - OCR CReative iMedia - Task 2 Complete**

** R085 Creating a Multipage Website - OCR CReative iMedia - Task 2 Complete**

Here is the resource I have been using to deliver R085. It has been put together having taught similar units by OCR and I have corresponded with OCR via their online questioning facility to confirm delivery methods are correct. Notes have been added in the notes section where relevant. The resource has been used by other teachers within our centre who are non specialist and they have found it easy to deliver.
rashminder85
** FULL R085 Creating a Multipage Website - OCR CReative iMedia - Task 1-4 Complete**

** FULL R085 Creating a Multipage Website - OCR CReative iMedia - Task 1-4 Complete**

Here is the resource I have been using to deliver R085. It has been put together having taught similar units by OCR and I have corresponded with OCR via their online questioning facility to confirm delivery methods are correct. Notes have been added in the notes section where relevant. The resource has been used by other teachers within our centre who are non specialist and they have found it easy to deliver. In quick summary it covers how to make sure the folder structure, how to develop detailed concept designs and has a full visualisation diagram example etc. I have also provided a list of what I believe needs to be on the website in order to gain MB3 e.g. google maps, HTML Fragments etc. *** You are more than welcome to message me if you have any questions on delivery ***
rashminder85
IGCSE Computer Science Exam Question Finder

IGCSE Computer Science Exam Question Finder

This is a work-in-progress I would appreciate feedback and suggestions for further development to make it as useful for CS teachers as possible. Intended for: TEACHERS of IGCSE Cambridge Computer Science Purpose: You want to quickly gather a set of past exam paper questions on the topic you’ve been teaching in IGCSE Computer Science. But there are so many past papers and you have to look through each one to decide which questions are appropriate. With this (unfinished as yet!) tool, you can select your syllabus topic and you’ll see which papers and question numbers you need to assign to students.
afitzpatrick1
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
J276 - Computer Science GCSE - Revision Question Cards

J276 - Computer Science GCSE - Revision Question Cards

I have created question cards for all topics in the OCR Computer Science GCSE (J276). These were used by my Year 11 Cohort, they have found them quite effective as support tools in lessons and revision at home. They work great for testing students knowledge after delivering a topic as well as extending questioning individually in lessons. I have created wall display that has each Topic Easy, Medium and Hard. This allows students to collect a question card to further their learning whenever they want too. I have used Blooms style questioning allowing for the testing of knowledge, application of knowledge and then applying it further. I have named these ‘Attained it…’, ‘Applied it…’ and ‘Advanced it…’ respectively. All the cards have been designed to be printed double sided on the short edge, This is so that the topic name is on the back. All cards are using the ‘OpenDyslexic’ font, this can be seen on the PDF’s. Formatting may differ on the publisher document if you do not have the font installed. This pack consists of the original publisher file’s as well as PDFs of all the cards too. I have also created a PDF of each set of cards that represent each separate paper of the OCR course, as well as one for all topics across the course. The content does not differ from the collective one to the individual in any way. Enjoy!
Davism1993
GCSE Computer Science 9-1 - End of Topic Tests - Component 1 Bundle

GCSE Computer Science 9-1 - End of Topic Tests - Component 1 Bundle

This Bundle has been produced to ensure that your students are able to successfully complete the Computer Systems component of the OCR Computer Science GCSE (from 2016). These tests are designed to provide a stimulating, engaging and effective way of assessing the progress of your students. This set of topic tests provides complete coverage of the OCR Computer Systems component and includes 8 standalone tests. As well as the 8 topic tests, you are also provided with a comprehensive marking scheme for each test. Please be aware that there may be appropriate alternative answers to some of the questions, and it is therefore suggested that the teacher uses their discretion when marking students work.
edulitolearn
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
A Level Computer Science - Revision Placemat : Hardware & Software

A Level Computer Science - Revision Placemat : Hardware & Software

What is hardware? What is software? How do I classify different types of software? What hardware do I need to understand? This printable placemat takes you through a set of revision notes and tasks covering the foundations of computer hardware & software in A Level Computer Science. Presented with helpful QR codes to additional resources including my own set of digital flash cards for corresponding key terms.
hbillinghurst
A Level Computer Science - Revision Placemat : Fetch Decode Execute

A Level Computer Science - Revision Placemat : Fetch Decode Execute

What order does the FDE Cycle run in? What registers do I need to know? What hardware is involved? This printable A Level placemat takes you through a set of revision notes and tasks covering the foundations of internal hardware in Computer Science. Presented with helpful QR codes to additional resources including my own set of digital flash cards for corresponding key terms.
hbillinghurst
A Level Computer Science - Revision Placemat : Communication Methods

A Level Computer Science - Revision Placemat : Communication Methods

What’s the different between compilation & interpretation? What is source code? What does an assembler do? This printable A Level placemat takes you through a set of revision notes and tasks covering the topic of code translation in Computer Science. Presented with helpful QR codes to additional resources including my own set of digital flash cards for corresponding key terms.
hbillinghurst
A Level Computer Science - Revision Placemat : Communication Methods

A Level Computer Science - Revision Placemat : Communication Methods

This A Level Computer Science placemat takes you through a set of revision notes and tasks covering the basics of communication technology including serial & parallel transmission, synchronous & asynchronous transmission. Presented with helpful QR codes to additional resources including my own set of digital flash cards for corresponding key terms.
hbillinghurst
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
Cambridge Technicals - IT - Level 03 - Unit 06 - Application Design - M/507/5005 - Materials

Cambridge Technicals - IT - Level 03 - Unit 06 - Application Design - M/507/5005 - Materials

Cambridge Technicals - IT - Level 03 - Unit 06 - Application Design - M/507/5005 - Delivery Materials - First 3 LO’s are easy then making the aplication gets vague. Prototype modelling, do not do unit unless oyu are willing to create an application that eets a specific criteria. Any issues downloading, email me at enderoth@hotmail.com or go to www.freeschoolresources.com after August whennthe website has been redone.
enderoth
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