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What's New....February 2003

28/02/03

Added - Internet Timeline - Flash movie showing the development of the Internet

Added KS3 - Unit 4 - Bingo Vocabulary Activity

Added KS3 - Unit 4 - Spreadsheet Wordsearch

Added KS3 - Unit 4 - Interactive Flashcards quiz

Added link toFree Anagram maker

Added news story ' School bus offers Internet on way to school'

 

27/02/03

Added link to GCSE models and simulations: 'build a model of yourself'

Added link for KS3 Unit 4 - Task Suggestion from Whalley Range School

Added link to KS3 Unit 10 - Evaluating usefulness of websites from Whalley Range School

Added link to KS3 Unit 7 - Task using sensors to evaluate temperature changes from Whalley Range School.

Added link to KS3 - Unit 5 - Database task for wedding bookings from Whalley Range School

Added news story link, 'Internet cafes offer wireless access for the price of a cappuccino'

 

26/02/03

Added activity for KS3 Unit 3 - Images Bingo (Word list by Shirley Robinson)

Added link to 'what is CAD/CAM' from Ace tooling

Added link to 'what is CAD/CAM' from by Matthew Larrivée

Added link to news story 'Computer chips pushed to the edge'

Added link to news story, 'Concern over PIN number fraud study'

Added link to news story, 'AOL joins music battle over piracy'

Added link to news story, 'When someone else becomes you'

 

25/02/03

Added Activity for KS3 Unit 5 - Sentence tiles

Added Activity for KS3 Unit 5 - Wordsearch

Added link to a site which enables you to turn typed text into spoken output. Useful for discussing user interfaces or how ICT can help the blind.

Added link to news story 'New weapon in piracy battle'

 

24/02/03

Added Bingo Quiz for KS3 Unit 5

Added Bingo Quiz for KS3 Unit 10

Added Bingo Quiz for KS3 Unit 6

Added link to 'controlmodels.co.uk' suppliers of models to assist with the teaching of computer control

Added link to BECTA Speech Recognition site - useful when covering User Interfaces.

Added news story link, ''Big Brother' plan to catch rowdy pupils '

Added news story link, Promise of intelligent networks

 

23/02/03

Added new task to GCSE Models and Simulations - Advantages and Disadvantages sorting activity

Added link to a super set of resources for KS3 Unit 6: Control from Dudley Grid for Learning

Added links to a set of resources for GCSE Control - Automatic car park barriers - Dudley Grid for learning

Added Gap Fill exercise for GCSE Data Protection Act

Added Powerpoint presentation for GCSE Data Protection Act

Added kinaesthetic activity for GCSE User Interfaces, possible starter, plenary or revision tool

Added some starter or plenary activities for KS3 Unit 10

Added Mind Map activity to GCSE User Interfaces

Added news story link, 'pupils find Internet a poor learning tool'

 

22/02/03

Added a link to creating accents in Word - never be puzzled again about how to type é or ê

Added 'Fill in the missing word' exercise for GCSE Data, knowledge and information.

Added two new worksheets to GCSE Computer Parts - worksheet 2 & 3

Added 'Fill in the missing word' exercise for GCSE Storage Devices

Added 'Fill in the missing word' exercise for GCSE Word Processing

Added 'Fill in the missing word' exercise for GCSE Desktop Publishing

Added 'Fill in the missing word' exercise for GCSE Data Logging

Added 'Fill in the missing word' exercise for GCSE Control

Added 'Fill in the missing word' exercise for GCSE Graphics

Added 'Fill in the missing word' exercise for GCSE Networks

Added News Story link to 'Integration's what you need to succeed'

 

21/02/03

Added GCSE mini website for User Interfaces

Added Mind Map for GCSE Spreadsheets

Added Mind Map for GCSE Word Processing

Added Mind Map for GCSE Web Browsers

Added News Story link to 'Smaller, smarter PCs ahead'

Added News Story link to 'Is Google too powerful?'

Added News Story link to 'Internet sales beat high street'

Added News Story link to 'US powers Internet growth'

Added News Story link to 'The London charge zone and the DP Act'

Added link to DF Interactive Solutions - a set of resources for GCSE and A Level to purchase

Added link to Cedar-U-Net - set of GCSE resources to purchase (40% free to use)

 

20/02/03

Added GCSE mini website for Storage Devices with suggestions for tasks

Added links to KS3 whole class assessment sheets - ideal for monitoring each unit against the performance indicators.

Added links to KS3 individual pupils assessment sheets - ideal for monitoring the skills pupils have shown evidence of during each unit.

Added link to KS3 marking and feedback sheet - reporting progress to a pupil

Added links to GCSE User Interfaces from

  • Cedar-U-Net

  • BBC Revision Bitesize

  • The Vicarage

  • Whitby High School

  • New College Leicester

  • What is.com

  • Howstuffworks

 

Link added to how operating systems work from Howstuffworks.com

Added news story link 'Visions of computers of the future'

Added news story link 'Old left behind in digital divide'

Added news story link 'Net security software exposed'

Added news story link 'Wireless net marches forward'

Added news story link 'War on the web'

Added link to KS3 'exceptional performance indicators'

 

19/02/03

Added complete scheme of work and all lesson resources for KS3 Unit 5

Added GCSE task for control - practise with logo instructions to create shapes.

Added link to 'Keylink Computers'. They have a suite of interactive software tools to help teach about systems and control. Full versions can be downloaded to inspect, but must not be used unlicensed for teaching purposes.

 

18/02/03

Added link to 'What is copyright'

Added link to EU Copyright directive

Added link to 'Tag Teacher Grapevine Forum'

Added link to Input devices from DoIT

Added link to Output devices from DoIT

Added link to Storage devices from DoIT

Added link to Types of computer from DoIT

Added link to Types of memory from DoIT

Added link to Computer Networks from DoIT

Added link to McWeeney Resources

Added news story link 'Intel looks to the future'

Added news story link 'Hacker breaches credit card security'

Added news story link 'Real boss tackles online piracy'

Added news story link 'How websites get to the top listing position'

 

17/02/03

Added mini website on output devices with suggestions for tasks

Added mind map for output devices

Added news story link Robots get cheeky

Added news story link Computer error halts fuel payments

Added link to 'Internet Archive' - the history of the Internet is being saved right now

Added link to '.net' magazine

 

16/02/03

Added link to shareware version of Flowchart drawing software

Added news story 'Video recorders enter the digital age'

Added more Useful Free utilities:

  • Rainbow folders

  • Free font viewer

Added news story link 'Firms get duped over Data Protection registering'

 

15/02/03

Added new page - Useful free utilities. Some of the utilities included are:

  • Eliminate pop-up ads

  • Instant imaging effects

  • Keyword searching made easy

  • E-mail complete webpages

  • Picture retrieving software

  • Elephant memory organiser

  • Icon Art - create personalised icons for your desktop

  • Net timer

  • CD Data Extractor

  • Computerised Post-it notes

  • Make your own animated graphics

  • Take control of flash movies - stop and start to suit you

  • Check your network speeds

  • Synchronise your computer clock

  • Turn the latest news stories into a screen saver

  • Create hot keys easily

  • Create formatted PDF documents easily

Added news story link - Battle for the heart of the Internet

Added news story link - Changing the way the Internet is run

Added news story link - How the net leaves itself open to attack

Added news story link - Biology to make mini machines

Added news story link - health inventions that could change our lives

Added news story link - US unveils cyber security plan

Added news story link - High hopes for Everest Cybercafe

 

14/02/03

Added mini website for GCSE about computer viruses

Added external link to a superb scheme of work for KS3 unit 14 from Brian Thomas of Bewdley High School

Added link to Disney's safe internet surfing for children. There is an excellent flash movie about computer viruses, probably more suitable for KS2 or KS3, but even GCSE students will enjoy zapping viruses with Donald Ducks Virus gun before they can answer questions. From the link, choose 'virus caves'

Added link to 'Computer Virus Encyclopaedia'

Added link to 'Internet Detective'

 

13/02/03

Added mini website for GCSE on hacking

Added external links to hacking area

Added mini website for GCSE on software piracy

Added external links to software piracy

Added possible task for students about software piracy

 

12/02/03

Added link to news story - 'history of hacking'. This is a couple of years old, but very useful for research or reference.

Added link to news story, 'gaming is good for you'

Added link to coursework project GCSE 1a and 1b from Woodhouse Grove School

Added link to major project guide from Woodhouse Grove School. A detailed 18 page guide to help students through this large piece of coursework.

Added link to GCSE 'impacts of ict on society' from Woodhouse Grove School.

Links added to GCSE Robots and Robotics

Link added to GCSE Networks from Woodhouse Grove School.

Link added to GCSE Storage Devices, includes a worksheet, from Woodhouse Grove School.

Link added to GCSE Storage Devices - Karbos Guide

Link added to how CPUs work - Karbos Guide

 

11/02/03

Added online lesson - how to construct business docuements interactively. Students create business letters, memos, agendas and invoices by dragging and dropping all of the components onto a sheet of paper.

Added link to logo resources: 'Introduction to Logo'

Added links to KS3 Schemes of work from Plymouth Grid for Learning.

  • Unit 2

  • Unit 3

  • Unit 4

  • Unit 5

  • Unit 6

  • Unit 7

Added link to quick overview of sensors for KS3 Unit 7

Added link to quick overview of User Interfaces and Operating Systems

Added link to quick overview of the impact ICT has had upon society

Added link to flowcharts - example of crossing the road

Added numerous links to online simulations. These can be used to support a GCSE lesson about models and simulations.

 

10/02/03

Added link to 'buying a computer' - a guide written by an IT technician at Bewdley High School. This takes a comprehensive look at the main components of a PC.

Added - four current news stories:

  • Web piracy hits music sales

  • Government urged to ensure piracy laws are fair

  • Space technology helps the blind

  • Anti spam devices not working

Added links to KS3 Schemes of work from Colne Community School:

  • Unit 2

  • Unit 4

  • Unit 7

  • Unit 10

 

09/02/03

Added - Mini Website with interactive quizzes and suggested tasks for Health and Safety.

Added - some multiple choice quizzes for KS3 - Unit 4, Spreadsheets

Added links to KJS worksheets for KS3 spreadsheets. These could be used to support Unit 4.

Added links to KS3 Unit 6 - Control. These links take you to numerous useful resources that can be used to support you with this unit.

Added links to project ideas from KJS for KS3:

  • Unit 10

  • Unit 12

  • Unit 14

  • Unit 15

Added link to gallary of super computer images from Cray, from current machines back to the earliest models.

Added external links to excellent information pages from Jegsworks about:

  • Types of computers and distributed computing

  • Different input devices

  • Processing and components

  • Output Devices

  • Storage Devices

  • Computer to computer communication

  • Operating systems

Added external link to GCSE coursework - project 1a ideas.

Added news story link, 'Computers take over the classroom'

08/02/03

Added - Mini Website online lesson for GCSE Input Devices

New links added to heath and safety link page.

Link added to a scheme of work for KS3, unit 4 from the Reading Grid for learning

Link added to a scheme of work for KS3, unit 5 from Tendring Technology College

 

07/02/03

CAD/CAM Links updated

Software tutorial links updated:

  • Access

  • Word

  • Excel

  • Powerpoint

  • Webdevelopment

KS3 Unit 9 - New link added to Horbury School

Added link to database coursework guide from Methowold High School

News page updated with current ICT stories

Link to a short flash presentation from the BSA (Business Software Alliance) about pirated software.

 

06/02/03

Interactive website and online lessons added for GCSE:

  • Information and Data

  • CPU/Bits & Bytes/RAM & ROM

  • Types of computer

  • Communication - mini website

  • Networks - mini website

Interactive website added for KS3

  • Unit 4: Spreadsheets interactive website

  • Unit 5: Databases - interactive website.

 

05/02/03

Full schemes of work and resources added for KS3:

  • Unit 4 - Full scheme of work and lesson resources

  • Unit 10: Full scheme of work and lesson resoures

  • Unit 11: Full scheme of work and lesson resources

Added link to news story - 'Why study when you can surf?'

 

04/02/03

Mind maps added for GCSE Input devices

Links added to sites that demonstrate how to draw Flow charts and data flow diagrams

 

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