Improve your computer skills with these links to ICT resources. Suitable for ages 5-11 years, KS1, KS2 and elementary grades 1-6. Learn how to navigate, data handling, effective searching and internet safety with this selection of lesson plans, printable and interactive activities. Perfect for teachers to use in the classroom or parents wanting to help their child gain essential computer knowledge.
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Feed Your Imagination Lesson Plan
Lesson plan and Powerpoint presentation to help children understand how the packaging of a product
is designed to appeal to a specific target audience.
To create an eye-catching and effective design for a product using a publishing programme.
A great site with areas for different age groups. Contains cartoons, jigsaws, text and teacher resources.
Covers all aspects of safety online.
Webquest Lesson Plan
Use a search engine effectively, noting important information. Lesson plan with activity sheets to download. Select 'Our amazing seas' topic from menu.
Shared Writing Lesson Plan
This activity involves the class writing a story together (with contributions from every child), and it also gives the children the opportunity to use a word processor.
Computer Room Lesson Plan
Mike Fleetham has done a brilliant job in writing a scheme of work for introducing children to computers, also has pdf with the main vocabulary which the scheme aims to introduce.
The Digital Universe Video
The three-minute animation tackles the parental concern of ‘Who are your kids talking to online?’, providing practical tips for parents to help their children stay safe. At the end of the animation, eight informative tip sheets give practical advice on how to deal with a variety of issues that youngsters might encounter online, including: Privacy on social networks, Online gaming, Blocking, Risks online, Online friends, Meeting strangers, Personal information, and Online reputation.