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.
Here are 6 random links from this subject
Learn To Type Interactive
These exercises are designed to improve your touch typing skills. The exercises gradually build up from using a few keys until you have total keyboard mastery.
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.
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.
Understanding Charts Interactive
Charts are a great way to show a large amount of data. They can represent numbers, words, measurements or observations in a way that makes them easier to understand and analyse. It is important to make sure that the data on your chart is presented clearly and can be understood by anyone who looks at it. They shouldn't have to ask you to explain it.
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.
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.