This lesson aims to teach students about a range of networking topics within a single hour!
The lesson includes a range of resources, lesson plan, extension activity, work sheets, videos, helpful links for students and a starter activity.
Within the resource is a full explanation of how to use this.
The aim is to divide students into groups who each learn about a specific networking topic (security, classifications, LAN&WAN, hardware and servers. Within each group students will also learn about the topologies.
Once they complete the task sheet, students can be re-arranged into a new groups and snowball their knowledge across.
Finally students complete an independent task following by a plenary which fully reinforces the learning.
This was used for an interview lesson deemed 'outstanding' by all observers.
Was used and made for a mixed ability Year 9 group but could be used across KS4 easily!