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KS3 Understanding Computers FULL Scheme of Work & Student Booklet!

KS3 Understanding Computers FULL Scheme of Work & Student Booklet!

'Understanding Computers'; scheme of work and accompanying student booklet for Key Stage 3 Computer Science. Fully planned and resourced, print and go. The unit of work has been referenced against the new KS3 programme of study for Computing. The unit includes short topics on hardware, software, devices, input, output, storage, binary numbers, convergence and future technologies and is a good basis for an introduction to computers. This unit would ideally suit year 7 or 8 students and has elements of differentiation throughout to allow teachers to deliver the same unit of work to multiple ability groups (save on the planning!). The scheme of work should also give you some fresh ideas for more creative teaching strategies in Computing. *Copyright Notice* I have produced this under the name Barnett Education (that's me!). All text is mine, all images are public domain and are credited (p.12 student book).
brad-ashley
ICT Frieze

ICT Frieze

Series of photos with captions showing items you might find in an ICT Suite. Initially produced as a A5 booklet for use with SEN children but could easily be used as a display item on A4. Items shown include monitor, mouse, printer, scanner, CPU etc.
bevevans22
Makey Makey Challenge Cards

Makey Makey Challenge Cards

In my classroom I aim for the pupils to independently use the resources available to them in order for them to develop their skills at their own pace. These card are designed to be used with a Makey Makey board and a set of different classroom objects. They should be laminated when printed so thank the children can draw their ideas on them. Challenge pupils to come up with interesting and creative ideas without you having to prod them every step of the way!
matthew_1987
Makey Makey Starter Pack

Makey Makey Starter Pack

For those teachers who are stepping in the world of coding and computing using a Makey Makey board can be a brilliant start. I have created a one stop shop starter pack for those who aren't very confident in how to use them in a classroom. The pack contains 4 lesson plans, complete with hand outs for the children, links to the new computing curriculum, photo guides showing you how to set up and links to pre-built Scratch apps to use with the pupils. Everything you need to get started. I have also included future steps and extension ideas, as with a Makey Makey, the possibilities are endless.
matthew_1987
Computer Networks - Advantages & Disadvantages Student cut out/sort/group activity & PowerPoint

Computer Networks - Advantages & Disadvantages Student cut out/sort/group activity & PowerPoint

An activity to introduce students to the advantages and disadvantages of computer networks. The cut out/sort/group activity is accompanied with a PowerPoint for display that includes a starter activity (defining 'network') and a concluding activity asking students to answer an 8 mark exam style question to consolidate their understanding of the sort activity. The PowerPoint and worksheet layout belong to me, as does all of the text. The image used is copyright free and sourced from www.clker.com (with thanks).
brad-ashley
LEVEL DESCRIPTORS CHILD SPEAK

LEVEL DESCRIPTORS CHILD SPEAK

The National Curriculum Targets rewritten in child speak Thanks to lindab for her comment - hadnt noticed i missed that one! Have changed it to this:Level 1 • I can use different information. • I use ICT to work with words, pictures and sounds to share my ideas. • I know that machines follow instructions. • I can make decisions to make machines do different tasks. • I can talk about using ICT. If you can think of a better phrase, please let me know, thanks
v3884
Chromebooks Rules for the Classroom

Chromebooks Rules for the Classroom

Chromebooks Rules for the Classroom - If your school is using Google Chromebooks in the classroom, you can use these technology rules for using notebooks in the classroom to get your kids started. You can adapt these rules to various notebooks or other laptops on a cart, or even for iPads. Left EDITABLE so you can change them for your classroom needs. Just project them on your SMARTBOARD or whiteboard and go over them with your kids before you begin. Use the last slide to review. Uesful for any subject, and a good resource for computing class. Hope you find it helpful!
Happyedugator
My Bookmarks

My Bookmarks

A collection of some of my best bookmarked sites. These have been collected by me over MANY years and some are literally GEMS! I hope this helps some people out. Please comment if you find useful!
dave_orritt
Cassette/CD/DVD control buttons

Cassette/CD/DVD control buttons

Large copies of the symbolic control buttons on cassette/CD/DVD players. Use them as part of understanding instructions in Year 1 ICT lessons. Ask the children to sequence them to record, rewind and listen to their recording. Handy to display near to ICT machines with labels.
bryden