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What's New - November 2010

Tues 30/11/10

Added a new theory notes task for GCSE database use

Added a new lesson task for GCSE database use > in the style of ....

Added a new lesson task for GCSE database use > mind map

Adapted a new task for GCSE database use > research task

 

Mon 29/11/10

Added a new 9 week KS3 Scheme of Work for year 9 on computer control using Flowol.

The Sow includes 62 resources including lesson plans, starters, tasks, homework, project overview and links to various resources about computer control.

This SoW has been kindly contributed by Sue Gray.

 

Sun 28/11/10

Added a new 'Teach ICT Has Got News For You' quiz based on this week's news stories - for use in the classroom from 22/11/10.

Added a new starter task for GCSE > databases > database use > One Two Three

Added a new starter task for GCSE > databases > database use > Teacher talkabout

Added a new starter task for GCSE > databases > database use > Lesson summary

 

Sat 27/11/10

Added a new starter task for GCSE > databases > database use > 30 Seconds

Added a new starter task for GCSE > databases > database use > Back to front

Added a new starter task for GCSE > databases > database use > Consider all reasons

Added a new starter task for GCSE > databases > database use > Teach me about ...

Added a new starter task for GCSE > databases > database use > Turn it down

 

 

Fri 26/11/10

Added a new task to ICT Functional Skills > Section 9 > Combining and presenting information > advertisments >identifying the features of a newspaper advertisment

Added a new task to ICT Functional Skills > Section 9 > Combining and presenting information > advertisments > Teddy Tots: design a newspaper advertisment

Added a new task to ICT Functional Skills > Section 9 > Combining and presenting information > multimedia presentations > Teddy Tots: create a presentation

Added an information sheet to be used with the Teddy Tots: create a presentation task.

Added a new task to ICT Functional Skills > Section 9 > Combining and presenting information > multimedia presentations > Online safety: create a presentation

Added an information sheet to be used with the Online safety: create a presentation task.

 

Thurs 25/11/10

Added a new task to ICT Functional Skills > Section 9 > Combining and presenting information > faxes >identifying the content required for a fax cover letter

Added a new task to ICT Functional Skills > Section 9 > Combining and presenting information > faxes > Teddy Tots: designing a fax cover sheet

Added a new task to ICT Functional Skills > Section 9 > Combining and presenting information > memos >identifying the content required of a memo

Added a new task to ICT Functional Skills > Section 9 > Combining and presenting information >memos> Teddy Tots: designing and writing memos

Added a new task to ICT Functional Skills > Section 9 > Combining and presenting information > business cards >identifying the features of a business card

Added a new task to ICT Functional Skills > Section 9 > Combining and presenting information > business cards > Teddy Tots: designing and personalising business cards

 

Wed 24/11/10

Added a new 8 page step-by-step walkthrough for creating a basic database in Access 2007

Added a new task to ICT Functional Skills > Section 9 > Combining and presenting information > letters > Format a complaint letter

Added an answer sheet for the task 'formaing a complaint letter' to ICT Functional Skills > Section 9 > Combining and presenting information > letters

Added a new task sheet and supporting Excel sheet for ICT Functional Skills, Section 9 > working accurately, 'Pooch Parlour'

Added a new answer sheet for ICT Functional Skills, Section 9 > working accurately, 'Pooch Parlour'

 

Tues 23/11/10

Added a new task sheet for ICT Functional Skills, 'Proofreading Questions'

Added a new answer sheet for ICT Functional Skills, 'Proofreading Questions - answers'

Added an onscreen proofreading task about mobile phones for ICT Functional Skills

Added a paper-based proofreading task about mobile phones for ICT Functional Skills

Added an answer sheet for the onscreen and paper-based proofreading task on mobile phones for ICT Functional Skills

Added a new proofreading task, 'The Top Notch Restaurant Menu' for ICT Functional Skills

Added a new answer sheet for the proofreading task, 'The Top Notch Restaurant Menu' for ICT Functional Skills

 

Mon 22/11/10

Added a new practical task including task sheet and accompanying database for GCSE > databases > mail merge

Added a new lesson 'theory task sheet' and answer sheet for GCSE > databases > mail merge

Added a new lesson task, 'Mind Map' for GCSE > databases > mail merge

Added a new '3-2-1' starter for GCSE > databases > mail merge

Added a new 'teach me about ...' starter for GCSE > databases > mail merge

Added a new 'one, two, three' starter or plenary for GCSE > databases > mail merge

 

Sun 21/11/10

Added link to video clip: strictly come surfing: pupils teach pensioners about web

Added a new 'Teach ICT Has Got News For You' quiz based on this week's news stories - for use in the classroom from 15/11/10.

New blog entry: World's largest photograph

 

Sat 20/11/10

Adapted a five page theory mini-website to make it suitable for GCSE uses of databases

Adapted a nine page theory mini-website to make it suitable for GCSE database terminology

Adapted a three page theory mini-website to make it suitable for GCSE flat file and relational databases

Adapted a twelve page theory mini-website to make it suitable for GCSE validation and verification

Adapted a three page theory mini-website to make it suitable for GCSE mail merge

Adapted a nine page theory mini-website to make it suitable for GCSE data capture

 

Fri 19/11/10

Added a new starter task to GCSE Modelling and Simulation > Teacher talkabout

Adapted a fill-in-the-gaps task for GCSE modelling and simulation

Added a new fill-in-the-gaps answer sheet for GCSE modelling and simulation

Added a new 'Reduce it!' task for GCSE modelling and simulation

Added a new starter task to GCSE Modelling and Simulation > consider all reasons

Added link to video clip: is Nissan's new electric car the future of motoring?

 

Thurs 18/11/10

Added a new starter task to GCSE Modelling and Simulation > 10 Questions

Added a new starter task to GCSE Modelling and Simulation > 3-2-1

Added a new starter task and answer sheet to GCSE Modelling and Simulation > Back to Front

Added a new starter task to GCSE Modelling and Simulation > Teach me about ...

Added a new blog article: Ring the changes - the Department of Education annual plan

Added a new blog post: Internet estate agent sells online virtual nightclub for £400,000

 

Wed

17/11/10

Added links to six database tasks for ICT Functional skills > module 6, enter, develop and refine information > databases

Added links to four database tasks for ICT Functional skills > module 7, use software to meet requirements > database searching

Added link to video clip: Robot arm in pioneering operation at Glenfield Hospital

Added link to video clip: What you can and can't tweet on Twitter

 

Tues

16/11/10

Added a new task to ICT Functional Skills > enter, develop and refine information > images/graphics > creating images from shapes (subscription only)

Added a new task to ICT Functional Skills > enter, develop and refine information > images/graphics > school desk image task (subscription only)

Added a new task to ICT Functional Skills > enter, develop and refine information > spreadsheets > Teddy Tots greetings cards 2007 version (subscription only)

Added a new task to ICT Functional Skills > enter, develop and refine information > spreadsheets > Teddy Tots greetings cards 2003 version (subscription only)

Added a new task including task sheet, Excel sheet and Excel answers for teachers to ICT Functional Skills > enter, develop and refine information > spreadsheets > Car sales comparisons and percentages (subscription only)

 

Mon

15/11/10

Added a new 'Teach ICT Has Got News For You' quiz based on this week's news stories - for use in the classroom from 15/11/10.

Added a new 'Multiple choice news quiz' based on this week's news stories - for use in the classroom from 15/11/10.

Added link to video clip: Tweeters are being sued for defamatory comments

Added link to video clip: Using lights to turn buildings in Derby into art works

Added link to video clip: Hockney's art does away with the canvas

 

Sun

14/11/10

Added a new lesson task for GCSE spreadsheets > Once upon a time

Added a new lesson task and answer sheet for GCSE spreadsheets > Matching pairs

Added a new lesson task for GCSE spreadsheets > Reduce it!

 

Sat

13/11/10

Added a new differentiated lesson task and answer sheet for GCSE spreadsheets > Crossword - two different versions

Added a new lesson task and answer sheet for GCSE spreadsheets > Correct the teacher

Added a new lesson task for GCSE spreadsheets > Create your own crossword

Added a new lesson task for GCSE spreadsheets > Scrabble

Added a new starter task for GCSE spreadsheets > Give me ten

 

Fri

12/11/10

Added a new starter task for GCSE spreadsheets > Teach me about ...

Added a new starter or plenary task for GCSE spreadsheets > Teacher talkabout

Added a new starter task for GCSE spreadsheets > word tennis

Added a new starter task for GCSE spreadsheets > Odd one out

Added a new plenary task for GCSE spreadsheets > summarise

Added link to video clip: The growing threat of cyber crime

Added link to video clip: Robot actor makes stage debut in Japan

 

Thur

11/11/10

Adapted a theory mini-website to make it suitable for GCSE spreadsheets > formula and functions

Added links to 15 practical tasks on writing basic formulae, absolute cell references, if...then functions and vlookups

Added a new starter task for GCSE spreadsheets > 10 questions

Added a new starter task for GCSE spreadsheets > 30 seconds

Added a new starter task for GCSE spreadsheets > 3-2-1

Added a new starter task for GCSE spreadsheets > Consider all reasons

New blog entry: Collaborate with schools around the world.

 

Wed

10/11/10

Adapted a theory mini-website to make it suitable for GCSE spreadsheets

Added a new interactive quiz for GCSE ICT Spreadsheets > Fling the teacher

Added a new interactive quiz for GCSE ICT Spreadsheets > On target

Added a new interactive quiz for GCSE ICT Spreadsheets > Penalty shootout

Added a new interactive quiz for GCSE ICT Spreadsheets > Walk the plank

Added a new interactive quiz for GCSE ICT Spreadsheets > Teacher invaders

Added a new interactive quiz for GCSE ICT Spreadsheets > Grade or no grade

Added a new interactive quiz for GCSE ICT Spreadsheets > Hoopshot

Added a new interactive quiz for GCSE ICT Spreadsheets > En Garde

Added a new interactive quiz for GCSE ICT Spreadsheets > Matchup

Added a new interactive quiz for GCSE ICT Spreadsheets > Half a minute

 

Tues

09/11/10

Added a new starter task for GCSE Data Logging > GCSE New > Control > Data Logging > Tasks > Consider all reasons

Added a new starter task for GCSE Data Logging > GCSE New > Control > Data Logging > Tasks > Give me Ten

Added a new starter task for GCSE Data Logging > GCSE New > Control > Data Logging > Tasks > Teach me about ...

Added a new starter or plenary task for GCSE Data Logging > GCSE New > Control > Data Logging > Tasks > Turn it down

Added a new starter task for GCSE Data Logging > GCSE New > Control > Data Logging > Tasks > Memorise this

Added a new starter or plenary task for GCSE Data Logging > GCSE New > Control > Data Logging > Tasks > Teacher talkabout

Added a new starter or plenary task for GCSE Data Logging > GCSE New > Control > Data Logging > Tasks > Three facts

Added a new interactive quiz for GCSE ICT Data Logging > Quizzes > Engarde

Added a new interactive quiz for GCSE ICT Data Logging > Quizzes > Grade or No Grade

Added a new interactive quiz for GCSE ICT Data Logging > Quizzes > Hoopshot

Added a new interactive quiz for GCSE ICT Data Logging > Quizzes > On Target

Added a new interactive quiz for GCSE ICT Data Logging > Quizzes > Penalty Shootout

Added a new interactive quiz for GCSE ICT Data Logging > Quizzes > Walk the Plank

Added link to video clip: Cyberknife radiotherapy machine to boost cancer care

Added a new blog post: Seven spaces of technology

 

Mon

08/11/10

Added an interactive resource for revision of computer networks - build a star, bus and ring network from the components. Kindly contributed by Wil Goodwin

Added an interactive resource for webpage revision - match up the different types of web pages to a description and example link. Kindly contributed by Wil Goodwin

 

Added link to video clip: Robot carers developed in Bristol laboratory

Added link to video clip: Formula 1 increasingly making use of virtual racing

Added link to video clip: Ceop report big increase in online abuse reports

Added link to video clip: Technology helping Olympic archers stay on target for 2012

Added link to video clip: How virtual reality can answer questions about human behaviour

Added link to video clip: Ofcom report highlights 'multi-tasking media users'

Added link to video clip: Prescription drug vending machine on trial

 

Sun

07/11/10

Added a new 'Teach ICT Has Got News For You' quiz based on this week's news stories - for use in the classroom from 08/11/10.

Added a new 'Multiple choice news quiz' based on this week's news stories - for use in the classroom from 08/11/10.

Added a new starter task for GCSE Data Logging > GCSE New > Control > Data Logging > Tasks > 10 questions

Added a new starter task for GCSE Data Logging > GCSE New > Control > Data Logging > Tasks > 3-2-1

 

Sat

06/11/10

Added a new 13 page theory mini-website to A2 OCR ICT > module 3.3.3 > communication applications > theory

Added a new 6 page theory mini-website to GCSE ICT > GCSE New > Organisations > Libraries

Added 6 superb word cloud displays for KS3 APP criteria for level 3 - 8. Kindly contributed by Andy Colley.

 

Fri

05/11/10

Launched the winter teach-ict.com competition - word chains

Added a new plenary task for GCSE Data Logging > GCSE New > Control > Data Logging > Tasks > Summarise

Added a new lesson task for GCSE Data Logging > GCSE New > Control > Data Logging > Tasks > Create your own crossword

Added a new lesson task and answer sheet for GCSE Data Logging > GCSE New > Control > Data Logging > Tasks > Definitions

Adapted a theory notes task for GCSE Data Logging > GCSE New > Control > Data Logging > Tasks > Complete the table

 

Thur

04/11/10

Added a new lesson task and answer sheet for GCSE Data Logging > GCSE New > Control > Data Logging > Tasks > Exam style questions

Added a new lesson task and answer sheet for GCSE Data Logging > GCSE New > Control > Data Logging > Tasks > Matching pairs

Added a new lesson task and answer sheet for GCSE Data Logging > GCSE New > Control > Data Logging > Tasks > Noughts and crosses

Added a new lesson task sheet for GCSE Data Logging > GCSE New > Control > Data Logging > Tasks >Mind Map

Adapted a theory notes task and answer sheet for GCSE Data Logging > GCSE New > Control > Data Logging > Tasks > Fill-in-the-gaps 2

 

Wed

03/11/10

Adapted a theory mini-website for GCSE Data Logging > GCSE New > Control > Data Logging > Theory

Adapted a theory notes task for GCSE Data Logging > GCSE New > Control > Data Logging > Tasks > Theory Task

Adapted a theory notes task and answer sheet for GCSE Data Logging > GCSE New > Control > Data Logging > Tasks > Fill-in-the-gaps 1

Added a new lesson task and answer sheet for GCSE Data Logging > GCSE New > Control > Data Logging > Tasks > Anagrams

Added a new lesson task and answer sheet for GCSE Data Logging > GCSE New > Control > Data Logging > Tasks > Correct the teacher

Added a new lesson task for GCSE Data Logging > GCSE New > Control > Data Logging > Tasks > Crossword clues

 

Tues

02/11/10

Added a new 6 page theory mini-website to A2 OCR ICT > module 3.3.3 > optical and wireless communications > theory

Added a new multimedia template for students for OCR Nationals, Level 2, Unit 22. Kindly contributed by Bodrul Amin from Cardinal Newman School, Luton

Added a new markbook for OCR Nationals, Level 2, Unit 22. Kindly contributed by Bodrul Amin from Cardinal Newman School, Luton

Added a new checklist for OCR Nationals, Level 2, Unit 22. Kindly contributed by Bodrul Amin from Cardinal Newman School, Luton

Added a new multimedia template for students for OCR Nationals, Level 2, Unit 23. Kindly contributed by Bodrul Amin from Cardinal Newman School, Luton

Added a new markbook for OCR Nationals, Level 2, Unit 23. Kindly contributed by Bodrul Amin from Cardinal Newman School, Luton

Added a new checklist for OCR Nationals, Level 2, Unit 23. Kindly contributed by Bodrul Amin from Cardinal Newman School, Luton

 

Mon

01/11/10

Added a brand new 6 week KS3 Scheme of Work for year 8 on spreadsheets called Gangsta Zoo. Based on an idea by David Phillips.

The Sow includes 29 new resources including detailed lesson plans, starters, plenaries, tasks, spreadsheets, mark sheet and cartoon style movies.

 

Added a Flash resource covering backup devices. Kindly contributed by Wil Goodwin

Added a Flash resource for pupils for OCR Nationals, Unit 1. Kindly contributed by Wil Goodwin

Added a Flash resource for teachers for OCR Nationals, Unit 1. Kindly contributed by Wil Goodwin

Added a Flash resource giving pupils a chance to practice spreadsheet cell references. Kindly contributed by Wil Goodwin

Added a dominos quiz for spreadsheets (note this is an exe file). Kindly contributed by Wil Goodwin

Added an interactive quiz for computer networks (note this is an exe file). Kindly contributed by Wil Goodwin

 

New blog entry: Collaborate with schools around the world.

 

 

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