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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Research Tools Lesson Plan
Possibly the biggest obstacle facing researchers on the Internet is how to effectively and efficiently access the vast amount of information available with the simple click of the mouse. With the Internet's potential as a research tool, teachers must instruct and guide their students on manageable strategies for sorting through the abundance of information.
Keyboard Game Interactive
Early typing skills builder, press the key shown in red on the screen. Choose the correct key and score a point, get it wrong and you lose a point.
Drag and drop colour and pattern matching activity using the spots on a butterfly.
The Smart Crew Video
The SMART Adventure illustrates Childnet's SMART rules and includes a real life SMART Crew of young people who guide the cartoon characters in their quest and help them make smart online decisions.
Jedediah Smith Lesson Plan
An ICT lesson, in which pupils will learn how to use the internet effectively to research the lifestyle of real cowboys. With cowboy quiz and associated literacy activity.
Sky Chase Interactive
Sky Chase is a 12-player race game for practicing keyboarding. Each student has a jet in the race. Correctly spelled answers power the jet through the race. Whichever jet reaches the finish line first wins! Up to 12 players can play at once.