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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Data Handling Interactive
A resource which presents how to sort, search, graph and create a database.
Super Ski Jump Interactive
Find out about control systems with Penny as she loops the loop. This program has 5 levels. In Game 1, just press the space bar to make Penny go round. Games 2, 3 & 4 give you buttons to click. Game 5 gives an introduction to programming!
Train Tracker Interactive
Make your own train set using different track pieces, then watch the train go round. Join up the ends of your track so the train goes round and round. You can even make figure-of-eight loops using the “crossroads” piece. A great little modelling tool, which can also be used for cause & effect play. Registration required but resources are free to use.
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.
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.
A great site with areas for different age groups. Contains cartoons, jigsaws, text and teacher resources.
Covers all aspects of safety online.