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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)
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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)

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)

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
sam9486
5 BEE-BOT IDEAS FOR KS1 & EYFS

5 BEE-BOT IDEAS FOR KS1 & EYFS

Here are 5 teaching ideas for using Bee-Bots in the classroom. Buy one from Amazon here: https://amzn.to/2JgZxsL I recommend the set of 6 from Amazon: https://amzn.to/2kScj29 My Links: My website: https://www.starbuck.education My facebook: https://www.facebook.com/starbuckeducation My twitter: https://www.twitter.com/starbuckedu Come and connect with my teaching communities on Facebook: EYFS & KS1 Teacher Group- https://www.facebook.com/groups/eyfsks1teachingtips/ Newly qualified teachers, PGCE students, SCITT new to EYFS & KS1 Group- (Advice, help, questions, support) https://www.facebook.com/groups/NQTtips/ Professionals new to Early Years Group- (Managers, Nursery, Pre-School, Reception Teachers) https://www.facebook.com/groups/newtoteachingearlyyears/
Mr Primary
Spreadsheet A&E - OCR Cambridge Nationals Information Technologies

Spreadsheet A&E - OCR Cambridge Nationals Information Technologies

This is a resource that goes through each of the formulae that students need to know for the course. It has an activity for them to practice each formula and apply it to a working situation. My students come back to this when they build any spreadsheet and can’t remember how to do a certain formula.
gwhiting7
(ALL) Computer Systems Knowledge Organisers

(ALL) Computer Systems Knowledge Organisers

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 Networks Systems Security 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 The document is 21 pages long and contains a vast amount of information to support with students understanding and a lot of time and effort has been placed into this document to make it as informative and engaging as possible. Please also look out for my computational thinking knowledge organiser set that will be uploaded soon and my knowledge organiser assessments that aid in reviewing students progress. Thanks for your time.
NextStepComputing
It Revision Guide (KS3)

It Revision Guide (KS3)

The revision guide could form the basis of a revision guide at Key stage 3 and could be enhanced to include other topics. The revision guide covers the following IT topics: Hardware Software Input devices Storage media Output devices Modems Networking Spreadsheets Databases
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Primary ICT / Computing report templates and statements of progression

Primary ICT / Computing report templates and statements of progression

New UK Curriculum for Computing in Prmary assessment and reports statements for year 1-6 at three levels of progression across Digital LIteracy, Digital CItizenship and Computer Science. Use the sentences as a guide for what to include in your reports for the computing segment. While these do not cover the entire spectrum of assessment for computing, they are a good representation of the most notable standards per strand for the age expected ability and represent what should be taught. Could also be used in a backwards planning model to also develop learning objectives, success criteria and lesson plans or an entire vertical curriculum.
habeebafett
Computer Science Bundle

Computer Science Bundle

All of my Computer Science resources as I am soon to be moving to another subject.
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