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What's New - December 2009

29/12/09

Added a video case study task and answer sheet for ecommerce, 'web warning for shoppers buying Christmas gifts online' (subscription only)

28/12/09

Added a new task for AS ICT, operating systems: 'mnemonic' (subscription only)

27/12/09

Added a video case study task and answer sheet for ICT and medicine, 'Mapping the unborn baby's brain in 3D' (subscription only)

26/12/09

Added links to the following news story videos:

  • The latest eBook readers reviewed
  • Mapping the unborn baby's brain in 3D
  • News websites owned by Johnston Press start charging
  • Smart meters to be fitted in every home by 2020
  • Google limits free searches for news websites
  • Scientists hail robotic hand 'breakthrough'
  • British Library's automated storage system unveiled
  • Robots used at £26m library store
  • Web warning for shoppers buying Christmas gifts online
  • Cash prizes for catching CCTV criminals

25/12/09

Added a new starter for AS ICT, output devices: 'factors to consider' (subscription only)

 

24/12/09

Added a practical task for form controls to the 'software tasks' area/spreadsheets/form controls.

 

23/12/09

Added a link to an archive video (1967) about the first home computer terminal (accessed via news videos/hardware)

Added a link to an archive video (1969) about the beginning of cashless payments (accessed via news videos/banks)

Added a link to an archive video (1969) about how children were taught the principles of computing at school (accessed via news videos/computing)

Added a link to an archive video (1979) about making a call with an experimental cordless mobile phone (accessed via news videos/mobile phones)

22/12/09

Added a mini website for A2 OCR Computing, module 3.3.5 on Data Structures.

21/12/09

Added an answer sheet for the 'noughts and crosses' task for AS ICT, OCR module 3.1.2 on input devices (subscription only)

20/12/09

Added an answer sheet for the 'matching pairs' task for AS ICT, OCR module 3.1.2 on storage devices (subscription only)

19/12/09

Added an 'identify the correct one' task and answer sheet for AS ICT, OCR module 3.1.3 on form controls (subscription only)

18/12/09

Added a 'Fill-in-the-gaps' task and answer sheet for AS ICT, OCR module 3.1.3 on macros (subscription only)

17/12/09

Added a True / False task and answer sheet for AS ICT, OCR module 3.1.3 on style sheets (subscription only)

16/12/09

Revised the following AS ICT connectives tasks to make them more 'student friendly':

  • protecting ICT systems
  • capabilities and limitations of ICT
  • networks
  • health and safety
  • software for basic tasks
  • range of applications
  • wizards, templates, styles, macros
  • data entry screens
  • design considerations for forms
  • backing up data
  • modelling

 

15/12/09

Added links to three example Presentations for the year 8/9 ICT and technology in the future project.

14/12/09

Added a new task and answer sheet for AS OCR ICT - module 3.1.3 - design considerations for forms - 'prioritise' (subscription only)

13/12/09

Added a new task and answer sheet for AS OCR ICT - module 3.1.3 - characteristics of applications - 'tick the answer' (subscription only)

12/12/09

Added a new task and answer sheet for AS OCR ICT - module 3.1.3 - basic tasks for standard /generic applications (subscription only)

11/12/09

Added a new task for AS OCR ICT - module 3.1.2 - user interfaces called 'learn and teach' (subscription only)

10/12/09

Added a new starter task for AS OCR ICT - module 3.1.2 - operating systems called 'mnemonics' (subscription only)

09/12/09

Added a new starter task for AS OCR ICT - module 3.1.2 - output devices called 'three facts' (subscription only)

08/12/09

Added a 'matching pairs' task (or starter) for AS OCR ICT - module 3.1.2 - storage devices (subscription only)

07/12/09

Added a noughts and crosses lesson task (or starter) for AS OCR ICT - module 3.1.2 - input devices (subscription only)

06/12/09

Added the weekly 'Teach-ICT Has Got News For You' quiz for news stories. Can your AS/A level students guess the news stories behind the pictures? (available for all)

Added the weekly interactive ICT news quiz for 06/2/09 - available for all.

Added an editable, printable version of the weekly ICT news quiz for subscribers

 

05/12/09

Added a sorting task for AS OCR ICT - module 3.1.2 - hardware standards (subscription only)

04/12/09

Added a mini-website with theory for OCR AS level ICT, module 3.1.5 on data dictionaries

03/12/09

Added a set of 26 ICT word match cards. Left hand side is the word, right hand side the definition. Great lesson starter. Kindly contributed by Shaun Joynson. (see Shaun's contributor's page to access resource)

02/12/09

Added a mini-website with theory for OCR AS level ICT, module 3.1.5 on database normalisation and normal forms

01/12/09

Added an AFL assessment document for OCR Nationals, unit 1 (level 1). Kindly contributed by Dawn Baxendale.

Added a student self assessment document for the business presentation task in OCR Nationals, unit 1 (level 1). Kindly contributed by Dawn Baxendale.

Added a student self assessment document for the email task in OCR Nationals, unit 1 (level 1). Kindly contributed by Dawn Baxendale.

Added a student self assessment document for the file management task in OCR Nationals, unit 1 (level 1)Kindly contributed by Dawn Baxendale.

Added a student self assessment document for the finding information task in OCR Nationals, unit 1 (level 1). Kindly contributed by Dawn Baxendale.

 

 

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