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Representing Characters - Character Sets

Representing Characters - Character Sets

OCR GCSE Computer Science Representing Characters & Character Sets Objectives: Explain the use of binary code to represent characters Explain the term character set Describe with examples (i.e ASCII and UNICODE) the relationship between the number of bits per character in a character set and the number of characters which can be represented
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Abstraction resources for computing KS33

Abstraction resources for computing KS33

A fantastic set of resources. Abstraction is one of those topics where teachers may need a little extra help. Here are three resources that cut through what abstraction is and how students can really get to grips with this concept.
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Ethics debates for AQA GCSE Computer Science 9-1 8520

Ethics debates for AQA GCSE Computer Science 9-1 8520

A PowerPoint presentation with over 100 ethical and legal debates for AQA Computer Science 9-1 (8520) Investigate and discuss Computer Science technologies while considering: ethical issues legal issues cultural issues environmental issues. privacy issues. Written by subject specialists, with in depth debates that are relevant to students. Content covers AI, automation, gaming, privacy, hacking, security, cloud services, piracy, copyright, algorithms, emerging technology, wearable technology and more! The pack includes a voting card that you may choose to use for students to vote, or students can move from one side of the room to another. A great resource that can be used for starters or plenaries, and can also become the basis of an entire lesson.
studeapps
Excel Project from beginner to advanced

Excel Project from beginner to advanced

This is a mini project that lasts about 60-100 minutes depending on the ability of the students. I used this for my year 9 and 10 students but it can also be used for other years. Allow them to create the project themselves as they will learn how to merge cells and add borders to the cells as well as other formatting skills. This project includes using a lot of functions and useful tools in excel and is great if you want the students to learn independently. This project is super easy to mark as all you need to do is check whether they have completed the set tasks and give them a grade and a comment. If the students forget or do not know how to create Vlookups or If statements then I direct them my Youtube channel which actually has a tutorials on how to do both of them. The link can be found below. Let me know if this is useful or helpful to any of you.
MrSaleem
GCSE Computer Science Paper 1 and 2 Mock Exam Bundle in style of AQA New Spec Grade 9 - 1 8520

GCSE Computer Science Paper 1 and 2 Mock Exam Bundle in style of AQA New Spec Grade 9 - 1 8520

This bundle contains paper 1 and paper 2 of my painstakingly created custom exam papers for GCSE Computer Science. Both come with an exam board level mark scheme to ensure accurate assessment. Designed in the style and proportions of the AQA 8520 Spec but also suitable for OCR and other boards. Also contains a mock NEA assessment which is useful for developing programming skills and may become more useful if the NEA becomes an assessed piece again.
MrWatkins123
GCSE Computer Science Paper 2 Mock Exam in style of AQA New Spec Grade 9 - 1 8520

GCSE Computer Science Paper 2 Mock Exam in style of AQA New Spec Grade 9 - 1 8520

This is a full mock/practice paper 2 for the new specification GCSE Computer Science. It is based on the AQA 8520 style of exams and heavily influenced by the AQA specimen and includes a full exam board level mark scheme. It would also be suitable for assessing OCR and other exam boards. Currently, there are very few full practices papers online so I decided to make this one. A huge amount of time was invested to make sure it covers the full specification of the new GCSE, so you can actually assess what is necessary. It uses the same proportions of topics and assessment points at the AQA specimen paper so you can accurately attain what your students know or need to work on. Paper 1 is also available. Hope it helps! Toby Watkins
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Introducing databases

Introducing databases

A WONDERFUL ICEBREAKER 2 PAGE DOCUMENT WHICH ALLOWS PUPILS TO THINK AND INTERACT ABOUT THE WHOLE TOIPIC OF DATABASES. DEVISED IN PUPIL FRIENDLY TERMS AND CONCEPTS FOR YEAR 8 AND YEAR 9 PUPILS WHICH THEY CAN IDENTIFY WITH.
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