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Worksheet – Revision on Output Devices and Their Uses

Worksheet – Revision on Output Devices and Their Uses

This worksheet is a special one in that it requires the entire class participation. There are FOUR activities in all. Students respond to the projected task either orally or written down. It is a revision for 2.3 of the IGCSE syllabus. This worksheet is designed according to the Topic 2: Output devices and their uses presentation designed by me. You may access that as well. It is accompanied by a mark scheme.

By ohiolei_sunlaw

Output Devices and Their Uses

Output Devices and Their Uses

This presentation identifies output devices and their uses, e.g. CRT monitor, TFT/LCD monitor, IPS/LCD monitor, LED monitor, touch screen (as an output device), multimedia projector, laser printer, inkjet printer, dot matrix printer, wide format printer, 3D printer, speakers, motors, buzzers, heaters, lights/lamps. It also describes the advantages and disadvantages of any of the above devices

By ohiolei_sunlaw

Worksheet – Revision on Direct Data Entry and Associated Devices

Worksheet – Revision on Direct Data Entry and Associated Devices

This worksheet is a special one in that it requires the entire class participation. There are FOUR activities in all. Students respond to the projected task either orally or written down. It is a revision for 2.2 of the IGCSE syllabus. This worksheet is designed according to the Topic 2.2: direct data entry and associated devices presentation designed by me. You may access that as well. It is accompanied by a mark scheme.

By ohiolei_sunlaw

2.2 Direct Data Entry and Associated Devices

2.2 Direct Data Entry and Associated Devices

This presentation describes direct data entry and associated devices, e.g. magnetic stripe readers, chip and PIN readers, Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) readers, Magnetic Ink Character Reader (MICR), Optical Mark Reader (OMR), Optical Character Reader (OCR), bar code reader. It also identifies the advantages and disadvantages of any of the above devices in comparison with others

By ohiolei_sunlaw

Storage devices (Top Trumps)

Storage devices (Top Trumps)

Overview:This lesson teaches students about the different methods of storage using a variation of the popular game - Top Trumps. Learning Objectives: - Explain the need for secondary storage - Describe common storage technologies such as optical, magnetic and solid state - Select suitable storage devices and storage media for a given application and justify their choice using characteristics such as capacity, speed, portability, durability and reliability

By Wolves_CLC

Worksheet – Revision on Input Devices and Their Uses

Worksheet – Revision on Input Devices and Their Uses

This worksheet is a special one in that it requires the entire class participation. There are FOUR activities in all. Students respond to the projected task either orally or written down. It is a revision for 2.1 of the IGCSE syllabus. This worksheet is designed according to the Topic 2: Input devices and their uses presentation designed by me. You may access that as well. It is accompanied by a mark scheme.

By ohiolei_sunlaw

Computer Networks

Computer Networks

Highly visual and very clear presentation introducing the concept of computer networks. Includes analogies that get children to think of road networks with traffic on them. Explains the differences between network topologies, as well as the concepts of LANs and WANs.

By jsarnold

3 x Differentiated Workbooks on Little Man Computer

3 x Differentiated Workbooks on Little Man Computer

These three differentiated workbooks are for students to work through over a series of lessons. They introduce the basics of algorithms, assembly language, programming, how a CPU works and Little Man Computer. Each booklet includes step by step guides, exercises, challenges, opportunities to show progress and easy teacher marking.

By jsarnold

Computing Wordsearch Starter Activity ICT Computers Homework Cover Lesson Plenary

Computing Wordsearch Starter Activity ICT Computers Homework Cover Lesson Plenary

Wordsearch on the theme of 'Computing'. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!

By mikedean

Programming Languages Wordsearch Starter Activity ICT Computing Homework Cover Lesson Plenary

Programming Languages Wordsearch Starter Activity ICT Computing Homework Cover Lesson Plenary

Wordsearch on the theme of 'Programming Languages'. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!

By mikedean

Year 7  How Computers Work Unit (6 Lessons)

Year 7 How Computers Work Unit (6 Lessons)

An introductory unit aimed at teaching year 7 "How computers work". There are 6 lessons included in this resource, all with LOS and SCs. Some of the lessons have extra files included linking to activities, others have activity suggestions included. All resources are fully editable so that further activity or information can be included as desired. Lesson Titles: Lesson 1 - Hardware (Input / Process / Output) Lesson 2 - Hardware (Internal Components) Lesson 3 - Internal Components Presentation Lesson 4 - Binary Numbers Lesson 5 - Registers Lesson 6 - Networks

By BitsOfBytes