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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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.
Cracking History Lesson Plan
Two lesson plans with Powerpoint presentation and activity sheet. Mr Peabody and Sherman have used their time machine to visit Ancient Egypt.They need to decipher a code to unlock the entrance to a pyramid. Pupils need to help the characters decipher the code by making cipher wheels using the templates provided.
Good Practice Guides Text
This report examines the needs of the youngest internet users (aged nine and under) in terms of their online safety education. It also considers the needs of parents and teachers for appropriate resources that can help them to support the children in their care.
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.
Kingsmill Lunchspots Lesson Plan
Develop research skills by investigating local area websites and discovering what makes a good visitor guide. The lesson includes an overview, lesson plan, pupil activity sheet and PowerPoint presentation.
Wise Kids Text
A list of links to search engines for kids and families. The site has lots of other information and links about internet safety.