Choosing a new off-the-shelf computer [Christmas/festive theming]

Choosing a new off-the-shelf computer [Christmas/festive theming]

Basic task: Students research the specification of a computer, filling in each 'box' (advice to help in each one) Challenge: Students research more than one, complete some research, compare and conclude There is a version with keywords only and one with keywords plus a brief summary of what the component is for
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CIDA DA201 Revision Planner

CIDA DA201 Revision Planner

I have made this for my CIDA class to help them revise. I have tried to make it as non-software specific as possible as my students use Dreamweaver. Includes a PowerPoint template for students to take screenshots/take notes for each one.
computingMK
Image Compression Practical Task - CIDA DA203

Image Compression Practical Task - CIDA DA203

Students will need to be taught about compression first (the lesson presentation is not included) but students go on to use a graphics package/operating system to compress the image and record the difference
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Choosing a new off-the-shelf computer [Christmas/festive theming]

Choosing a new off-the-shelf computer [Christmas/festive theming]

Basic task: Students research the specification of a computer, filling in each 'box' (advice to help in each one) Challenge: Students research more than one, complete some research, compare and conclude There is a version with keywords only and one with keywords plus a brief summary of what the component is for
computingMK
Differentiated Questions (Bloom's Taxonomy) - Website Development - CIDA / BTEC Level 3 IT Unit 6

Differentiated Questions (Bloom's Taxonomy) - Website Development - CIDA / BTEC Level 3 IT Unit 6

A collection of questions based on Web Design & Development - topics covered in CIDA DA201 and or BTEC Level 3 IT Unit 6 (Fireworks/Dreamweaver. Possible uses: - Give students a printout to refer to when you are asking the questions - Give students a printout for them to answer - Screenshot and add to your lesson presentation - Use for starters, plenaries or revision As much as possible the questions are not software specific - but some may relate to tools only in Fireworks/Dreamweaver CS4/5/5.5. Topics include: - Preparing Images - Banner Creation - Preparing Multimedia - Getting Started in Dreamweaver - Organising & Formatting Content - Using Images - Managing Multimedia - Navigation - Spry - Coding - Templates
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CIDA DA201 Revision Planner

CIDA DA201 Revision Planner

I have made this for my CIDA class to help them revise. I have tried to make it as non-software specific as possible as my students use Dreamweaver. Includes a PowerPoint template for students to take screenshots/take notes for each one.
computingMK
CIDA DA201 - Website Design Analysis

CIDA DA201 - Website Design Analysis

As part of a lesson where students are taught about the importance of layout, consistency and composition in web design. Comes with a revision sheet. Can be used for any web design lesson but was designed for Pearson's CIDA course.
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CIDA - DA201 - Website Planning: Audience & Purpose

CIDA - DA201 - Website Planning: Audience & Purpose

A short activity where students look at the audience and purpose of three websites. Template is completed on the computer so the students can just check the boxes and fill in the specific places rather than format the document.
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What do I already know about? Starter/Plenary Template

What do I already know about? Starter/Plenary Template

Can be used as a starter to check current knowledge of your students. They can add whatever they want in the boxes and then at the end of the lesson they can tick if they were covered and/or add new words that they learned in the boxes.
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Online Safety Mini Project

Online Safety Mini Project

Students are guided though fact finding before they choose how to present their work. They have to cover protecting a device, using location services, safe searching, keeping safe and when communicating online.
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End  of Term Computing & ICT Bumper Bundle

End of Term Computing & ICT Bumper Bundle

Need an end of term activity? Here's a bundle of one-off lessons (some can stretch more than one) so you or the students can choose. NB. Predominantly includes digital literacy exercises.
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Python In Small Steps: 5 - Using IF ELIF ELSE to make a quiz

Python In Small Steps: 5 - Using IF ELIF ELSE to make a quiz

Python in Small Steps is designed to enable students to complete programming in Python without the need for a specialist teacher by having an introduction, example and then exercises to practice. They can also be used by Computing teachers as a resource within the lesson. This resource covers using IF, ELIF and ELSE.
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Python In Small Steps: 3 - More Complex Printing

Python In Small Steps: 3 - More Complex Printing

Python in Small Steps is designed to enable students to complete programming in Python without the need for a specialist teacher by having an introduction, example and then exercises to practice. They can also be used by Computing teachers as a resource within the lesson. This resource covers escape characters and printing on different lines.
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Python In Small Steps: 4 - Asking a question and printing the answer (inputs)

Python In Small Steps: 4 - Asking a question and printing the answer (inputs)

Python in Small Steps is designed to enable students to complete programming in Python without the need for a specialist teacher by having an introduction, example and then exercises to practice. They can also be used by Computing teachers as a resource within the lesson. This resource covers using input() and printing the answer as well as printing variables within a string.
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