Lesson covering 6.2.1 of the spec:
Selection of the appropriate software tools and techniques to present information to meet the defined objectives in a given context. Justification of the use of the selected tool and format i.e.
a. word processor
d. desktop publishing (DTP)
e. presentation software
Resource has a PPT, with built in starter (kahoot) and a worksheet with exam questions to finish.
A full lesson on converting denary to binary and vice versa.
Lesson plan: run through slides 1 - 12
Before the lesson print off the 1 0 document double sided and the dots single sided.
Ask for 4 volunteers, get them to arrange themselves smallest to the right (in value of dots) and then get them to count to 15 by flipping their pages.
Second set of 4 volunteers (Repeat the process with the 1 and 0 pages)
Students then complete the self marking spreadsheet
Exam questions to finish.
Here we have my Cambridge Nationals in Information Technologies taster lessons (5 lessons). This could also be used as a project to teach the project lifecycle of LO1.
Lesson 1 - Initiation (students have to initiate a project, which is to make a database for a local sports team)
Lesson 2 - Planning (students have to design a data dictionary for their sports team database, includes validation and presence checks etc)
Lesson 3 - Build their database in Access (I have a sample database with data but I cannot upload, so if you email me, I can provide you with this )
Lesson 4 - Query the database
Lesson 5 - Complete an evaluation
All lessons have a PPT and a worksheet with guidance for the students and teacher.
PPTs, task sheets and assessment questions for unit 1 - sub sections 1 and 2 (hardware and software)
Types of computer systems
Types of software