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AQA Computer Science 9-1 The Revision Guide

AQA Computer Science 9-1 The Revision Guide

I've been working on this one for a while! I've written up a revision guide for students to use for their revision for mocks, and the real exam! It covers both papers and is an easy to understand, coherent document.The document includes a contents page, cover, place for name, etc. - I hope you find this VERY useful for providing to students!

By mro2013

Little Man Computer Introduction

Little Man Computer Introduction

A basic introduction to how the Little Man Computer works. This is intended to be used with OCR GCSE Computing for Unit A452 - Practical investigation. The links on the VLE are simply ones from the website referenced in the controlled assessment guidance: http://www.atkinson.yorku.ca/~sychen/research/LMC/LMCHome.html

By tjra

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2017 - Computer Games Quiz  (Fiction, Literacy) - 7 rounds and 40+Qs' .Autumn Quiz- End of term Quiz

2017 - Computer Games Quiz (Fiction, Literacy) - 7 rounds and 40+Qs' .Autumn Quiz- End of term Quiz

2017 - Computer Games Quiz (Fiction, Literacy) - 7 rounds and 40+Qs' .Autumn Quiz - End of term QuizThis resource contains:1x PowerPoint Quiz1x Student Answer Sheet (PPT Version) and all the answers!!Contains 7 Rounds: Guess the character , Identify the Console ?, Who developed that? Whats that number? and more...This Powerpoint contains 20+ slides with Quiz Questions about the gaming market focusing on both online gaming, history of gaming and the console market and could be used in conjunction with an end of term lesson to promote literacy and maths. The Powerpoint is colourful and bright and can be used with students across the age ranges and includes a fun and engaging way to go through the answers.This PowerPoint could be used as a fun and engaging English, Media or PSHE lesson.This resource would work really well with my other 2017/2018 educational resources and Quizzes.

By bkingsnorth

24 computer science anagram starters

24 computer science anagram starters

Take all the work out of creating starters, or plenaries with these 24 anagrams of keywords. Simply copy and paste onto your lesson slide when you are covering that particular topic. An example is: Mittens fate - which of course is..................IF statement!

By hoof_hearted

Computer Components Crossword Consolidation Quiz (various formats)

Computer Components Crossword Consolidation Quiz (various formats)

Crossword to consolidate understanding of computer components. Could be used in BTEC L3 Computer Systems Unit 2.All materials allow for differentiated learning and include the following: handouts in pdf & png format Set of answers *interactive crossword timed & non-timed (run index file in browser) *(please note that Safari and Microsoft Edge could not display interactive quizzes when tested)

By Kazg1

GCSE Computer Science 9-1 End of Year Assessment Year 9 & 10 Mock Exam

GCSE Computer Science 9-1 End of Year Assessment Year 9 & 10 Mock Exam

GCSE Computer Science 9-1 This is the assessment I will be using with my Year 9 & 10 as the end of year assessment.Assessment on modules covered so far:Unit 1:Systems Architecture - Von Neumann Architecture, Components of the CPU.Software – operating system, system software, application softwareMemory – ROM, RAM, Virtual Memory, Flash MemoryStorage – storage types, data capacityUnit 2:Algorithms - Binary search and merge sorting.Translators & Facilitators - Low Level Language, Assembly Language and High Level Language.Programming ConceptsUnit 3:SequenceSelectionIterationCount controlTeacher assessment criteria (Low Ability - LAP, Medium Ability - MAP, High Ability-HAP)Full solution to test, as well as teacher PowerPoint to display during test (differentiated).

By Pipjen77

BTEC ICT (2016) UNIT 1 Information Technology Systems Revision Presentation (Operating Systems)

BTEC ICT (2016) UNIT 1 Information Technology Systems Revision Presentation (Operating Systems)

Fifth in a series of PowerPoint presentations for the new (2016) BTEC in Information Technology Systems (Level 3). These PowerPoint presentations have been created for students to use as part of their revision and can be either used by the teacher at the front of the class or as self-guided revision for the students. There are also exam style questions included in the PowerPoint presentations.This PowerPoint presentation covers Operating Sytems. It includes slides on -- Real Time Operating Systems (RTOS)- Single-user Single Task Operating Systems- Single-user Multitasking Operating Systems-Multi-user Operating Systems- Factors Affecting Operating System Performance- The Role of Operating Systems- Networking- Security- Memory Management- Multi-tasking- Device Drivers- 2 x exam style questions with answersComing soon! - User Interfaces!

By richardpcollins

Different Types of Network and Network Topologies

Different Types of Network and Network Topologies

A two page worksheet which focuses on the Different Types of Network and Network Topologies. Activities include identifying and drawing different topologies and describing both LAN/WAN. An ideal worksheet for those studying GCSE or A Level Computer Science.Learning Objectives1) To be able to describe the purpose of a network and identify a range of advantages and disadvantages behind their use.2) To understand the differences between different types of network.3) To be able to identify different topologies that are used to physically connect together devices on a network.

By compteacheruk

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Industrial Technology - HSC Multimedia Industries - The Project Management Folio

Industrial Technology - HSC Multimedia Industries - The Project Management Folio

This 7 page handout details the requirements for the HSC Multimedia - Project Management Folio. The author's experience as both a teacher and a HSC marker in this course have been used to provide clear and practical advice to students on the production of this mandatory document. A template for the Timeline component is also provided in xlsx format.

By kellyocs

Introduction to Python (KS3 +KS4 Friendly)

Introduction to Python (KS3 +KS4 Friendly)

An introduction to python programming aimed at students who may not have come across it before. The SOW includes:PrintingCommentingStoring and using VariablesData CastingIf StatementsElif StatementsUsing ListsUsing LIbrariesTurtleUsing Random

By msmarwaha

BTEC ICT (2016) UNIT 1 Information Technology Systems Revision Presentation (Accessibility)

BTEC ICT (2016) UNIT 1 Information Technology Systems Revision Presentation (Accessibility)

Fourth in a series of PowerPoint presentations for the new (2016) BTEC in Information Technology Systems (Level 3). These PowerPoint presentations have been created for students to use as part of their revision and can be either used by the teacher at the front of the class or as self-guided revision for the students. There are also exam style questions included in the PowerPoint presentations.This PowerPoint presentation covers Accessibility & Data Processing Devices. It includes slides on -- Accessibility Devices & Adaptive Technologies- Braille Embosser- Touch Screen Keyboards- Large Keyboards- Eye & Head Motion Trackers- Foot Mouse- Manual Data Processing- Data Entry Errors- Automatic Data Processing- 2 x exam style questions with answersComing soon! - Operating Systems!

By richardpcollins

BTEC ICT (2016) UNIT 1 Information Technology Systems Revision Presentation (Storage Devices)

BTEC ICT (2016) UNIT 1 Information Technology Systems Revision Presentation (Storage Devices)

Third in a series of PowerPoint presentations for the new (2016) BTEC in Information Technology Systems (Level 3). These PowerPoint presentations have been created for students to use as part of their revision and can be either used by the teacher at the front of the class or as self-guided revision for the students. There are also exam style questions included in the PowerPoint presentations.This PowerPoint presentation covers storage devices. It includes slides on -- Storage Devices- Hard Disk Drives HDD- Solid State Drives SSD- SD Cards- USB Memory Sticks- Optical Disks- Magnetic Tape- 2 x exam style questions with answersComing soon! - Accessibility Devices and Devices for Data Processing

By richardpcollins

Computer Science GCSE Revison Board Game

Computer Science GCSE Revison Board Game

A comprehensive board game featuring 110 questions and tasks for pupils to complete, aimed at helping the pupils revise for Computer Science. Questions cover topics from all specifications and are aimed at both the old and new GCSEs. Pupils have found the board game engaging and help to gamify their learning experience.

By jrrooke

BTEC ICT (2016) UNIT 1 Information Technology Systems Revision Presentation (Digital Devices Part 2)

BTEC ICT (2016) UNIT 1 Information Technology Systems Revision Presentation (Digital Devices Part 2)

Second in a series of PowerPoint presentations for the new (2016) BTEC in Information Technology Systems (Level 3). These PowerPoint presentations have been created for students to use as part of their revision and can be either used by the teacher at the front of the class or as self-guided revision for the students. There are also exam style questions included in the PowerPoint presentations.This PowerPoint presentation covers part 2 of digital devices. It includes slides on -- Uses of Digital Devices- Education & Training- Creative- Organisational Use- Personal- Social- Retail- Input and Output devices- Input Devices- Output Devices- 2 x exam style questions with answersComing soon! - Storage Devices

By richardpcollins

Edexcel GCSE ICT Course Booklet v2.0

Edexcel GCSE ICT Course Booklet v2.0

This course booklet contains all of the:- worksheets - chunking/terminology activities for each lesson- homeworks- associated mind map and revision activities- revision activities- literacy activities- differentiated word searches and crosswordsI issue each student that I teach with this booklet and we work through it with the associated PowerPoints.The booklet starts with a specification checklist and a PLC activity for each unit of work.Each lesson starts with the associated chunking/terminology and then features lesson content and an associated home task (past paper of exam-style questions). I work through these one lesson at a time and test the terminology/chunking knowledge in the next lesson (usually a practical or CAB lesson).At the completion of each teaching block, student create their own mind map.At the end of the course are some revision activities and high quality mind maps. This is the complete document for teaching the Edexcel GCSE ICT theory components.This document last my classes for two years.

By gwhiting7

Topic 4 Edexcel GCSE Computer Science Spec 2013 Personalised Checklist

Topic 4 Edexcel GCSE Computer Science Spec 2013 Personalised Checklist

A useful revision tool - personalised learning checklist for Topic 4 for Edexcel exam board Spec 2013.More user-friendly than if you were to print directly from the spec.I have made PLCs using similar format for another qualification and so far, have received more than 200 downloads.Let me know if you like this PLC for spec 2016 too.

By AlysR

Topic 3 Edexcel GCSE Computer Science Spec 2013 Personalised Checklist

Topic 3 Edexcel GCSE Computer Science Spec 2013 Personalised Checklist

A useful revision tool - personalised learning checklist for Topic 3 for Edexcel exam board Spec 2013.More user-friendly than if you were to print directly from the spec.I have made PLCs using similar format for another qualification and so far, have received more than 200 downloads.Let me know if you like this PLC for spec 2016 too.

By AlysR

Topic 5 Edexcel GCSE Computer Science Spec 2013 Personalised Checklist

Topic 5 Edexcel GCSE Computer Science Spec 2013 Personalised Checklist

A useful revision tool - personalised learning checklist for Topic 5 for Edexcel exam board Spec 2013.More user-friendly than if you were to print directly from the spec.I have made PLCs using similar format for another qualification and so far, have received more than 200 downloads.Let me know if you like this PLC for spec 2016 too.

By AlysR

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GCSE Computing for OCR (Revision)

GCSE Computing for OCR (Revision)

Unofficial, complete revision notes for the OCR 2012-2017 GCSE Computing course.There are questions throughout the PowerPoint to help judge progress.

By DCBradshaw