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Computational Thinking and the Digital Competence Framework

Computational Thinking and the Digital Competence Framework

My latest poster shows how the understanding of Computational Thinking underpins all concepts of the Digital Competence Framework (DCF). I have given examples of how each concept can be applied to primary strands of the framework. Feel free to download and use as part of CPD sessions! ***Please leave a review!***
RobbotResources
KS3 ICT Booklet

KS3 ICT Booklet

Selection of tasks that can be used to support the introduction of ICT to students in year 7. Workbooklet focuses on bridging the gap between KS2 and KS3 looking at basic functional skills of ICT looking at the following areas: - Word - Spreadsheets - Access - Powerpoint.
NextStepComputing
Entire 6 lesson unit of work on making presentations (endangered animals)

Entire 6 lesson unit of work on making presentations (endangered animals)

In this unit of 6 lessons and 35 files, students will plan and create presentations about endangered animals. Students will explore the concept of ‘fitness for purpose’ when using images, text, colour and sound to enhance their presentation using sound, video and music. They will consider how to match and adapt their presentation to a given audience and purpose. Finally, they will evaluate the suitability of their work for different audiences and purposes. Easy to edit, add to or change. 13 page detailed scheme of work suitable for pros or cover staff.
stevejohnson12
The Wonder Pod Toolkit

The Wonder Pod Toolkit

The Wonder Pod Toolkit is an exciting young person centred resource using innovative technologies with fun workshops to enable everyone to learn new skills and form healthy friendships through creativity. The kit includes warm up games, one off activities and extended projects/lesson plans utilising the technology introduced earlier in the kit. Each activity explains the ideal group size, time needed, equipment you will need and the skills that will be developed - from team building and leadership to just pure fun! This kit is perfect for music, media and drama teachers who are looking to introduce technology into their classes. It's also a great way to try something new!
zoe_dowler
Digital Skills

Digital Skills

A collection of digital skills progression documents and lessons. Learn unplugged coding, blogging and iMovie skills.
ferrycaptain
Choose your own adventure stories - Myths/Quests/Barrowquest/Settings/Suspense - Differentiated

Choose your own adventure stories - Myths/Quests/Barrowquest/Settings/Suspense - Differentiated

"You arrive at three ancient doors. Which door do you choose?" Write your own adventure stories where you, the reader, choose your own path - like authors such as Ian Livingstone. Differentiated through 10,7 or 5 paragraphs, write them on the PowerPoint files provided and the hyperlink buttons will take you to the next part of the story. There are two sets of immersive PowerPoint files that each give you starting/linking sentences - provided are 1st person and 3rd person files. Perfect for practicing setting descriptions and creating writing with suspense! *Included are some images from a computer game called Legend of Grimrock. Please note that these images are readily available via their website and are simply added in this package for convenience, not profit.
martinjgoulden
Create your own World War 2 Propaganda Posters - PowerPoint/Artrage - Fully Resourced

Create your own World War 2 Propaganda Posters - PowerPoint/Artrage - Fully Resourced

Creating posters can be a relatively easy thing to do. Sometimes, we want to delve a little deeper and create dramatic looking posters. This involves teaching the children vital Computing/ICT skills across not just one program but several. Use this step-by-step picture guide to create WW2 Propaganda posters. This activity uses tools from across two software programs: PowerPoint and Artrage (A free art program). The download link for Artrage is attached. If you aren't able to use Artrage, then you can use the 10 painted backgrounds that are included in this purchase.
martinjgoulden
The Primary ICT Coordinator's Guide to Leadership - eBook

The Primary ICT Coordinator's Guide to Leadership - eBook

Ideal for UK and Australian educators -Are you an aspiring Primary ICT coordinator? If the answer is YES, then you will need to know about leadership in education, school ICT policy development and implementation, training teachers at In-service days, teaching and learning with ICT and protecting the digital child.
ictesolutionsau