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Teachers and Parents are respectfully reminded that academic qualifications are not always accepted as a precursor to working in the computer industry. The ICT resources listed below are a mix drawn from both commercial and academic areas. It is hoped that when comparisons are made the importance of combining academia and commercial qualifications will be seen to be useful.
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The ICT bible (GCSE) - Changes in Information Technology have been extremely fast, but solid knowledge of the history and basic functions/construction of a computer are paramount in both education and the commercial environments. This Word document (14 pages) holds most of the basic necessities for KS2/3/4; it deals with computer development from Charles Babbage (1791), WWII devs. and post war devs.  The
Glossary of IT terms, (KS3/4/FE), (doc), (10 pages), useful off-line resource, in the classroom/revision/commmercial comprehension. (BS-rebuild) GlossIT .016
Comprehensive Glossary of IT terms (doc) (KS3/4/Uni/FE), 29 pages in all. Useful for both students and teachers, extract what you need. (BS-rebuild) CompGlos
Basic HTML primer - (KS3/4/FE) (doc) Ideal for those studing  "IT4Life". Check out KomPozer on the "Useful software page" ICT-brief-
DTP Basics (doc) (KS3/4/Uni/FE), (BS-build.v.1) Aim: A Basic Primer/reader for anyone seeking an understanding of Desk Top Publishing. DTP_Basics
EuroTel Elite 2825 Twin User guide (pdf) (4 end users), (BS-build) Cordeless Telephone with anwering unit. Courtesy document - NOT FOR RESALE (or use on other sites). Eurotel2825
IT4Life (KS3),(doc), Programmers storyboard, based on Apple Co original mouse skills program, aims to demo what is needed to make a pupils project. Strybrd 1.31
KS2 ICT pack, contains 5 scans of sheets used with year 5/6, concerning the history and basic principles computer function (cpu, etc) (2 styles). There is also a scan of the pictures used in the info sheets. These can be used in conjunction with the basic Newspaper template included. ICT
ICT-GUI_QA (pack) contains 2 doc files which can be used with KS2/3, the content concerns Graphical User Interfaces (Mac/Win/Linux). Produced for a primary school, the test is mainly concerned with determining a child’s understanding of basic GUI principles and is commercially relevant.  Included are the pupil question sheet and a Teacher answer (crib) sheet. ICT
Understanding Computer Technology (TIF, PwrPt, txt) (KS3/4/Uni/FE), an amusing look at how we percieve IT, intructions inc. (BS-build) Good 4 classroom) CPU pack
CT-Yr7-foundation-test pack contains 2 doc files.(KS3), the Foundation content concerns basic computer principles. The Higher tear adds use of Wordprocessing and Spread sheets. (Foundation level could be used with KS2 - yr. 6 )No teacher Teacher answer (crib) sheet. CT-yr7 .18
Computer competence test. (doc), (KS3/4/FE), 13 questions covering a range of topics, updated to reflect technolgical change. (BS-rebuild) CCtest
Copyright-GCSE (doc), Information Technology in Society, study of the principles, rules, laws govening production and reproduction.   (BS-rebuild) Copyright
Nettiquette (KS2/3)(ppt+info) Useful set of rules based on the original RFC document for the guidence of Internet end users,  two levels included.
Internet Q&A task, (KS2/3), series of questions to be researched on-line. Used many times, pupil effective (MS Word Doc file)
Key Knowledge questionanire/check list (doc),(KS3/KS4/FE), covers wp, db, wks, dtp (beginning or end of a course depending on purpose.)
Video Sales, (doc, wks),(KS2/KS3/KS4/FE), pupil instuction sheet, worked example, originally aimed at BTEC students BTECwks1
Gotham City Newspaper sales, (doc, wks),(KS2/KS3/KS4/FE), pupil instuction sheet, worked example, originally aimed at BTEC students BTECwks2 .009
Precedence (GCSE, CLAIT), (doc), (KS2/3/FE, parents), info sheet, covers integers, averages, rounding & precedence, questions inc. (BS-build) Precedence
Db912011-9, (doc, wks),(KS3/KS4/FE), 2 worksheets (Magazines/Boat sales), instructions, covers the principles required to use Database's (BS-rebuild) Db912011/9
Db-infosheet, (doc), (KS3/KS4/FE) information sheet covering the basics of a Data Base Management System (DBMS), class or homework (BS-rebuild)  Db-infosht .250
Clait93-Db, (doc), (KS3/4/FE), covers the basics and principles required to use Database's (inc MS-Access) (FileMaker also available)
CLAIT93 18
Clait93-practice (doc x 2), (KS3/4/FE), for use with the above. Clait93dbtsk .010
Clait93-Dbsamp (doc), (KS3/4/FE), level 1 (Database basics), data provided, useful filler/or supply lesson. SampDB .007
DB89TC (jpg),(KS2/3/4/FE), Good data base exercise for explaining, card files, records, fields, file length, alphanumeric data, (Database percursor)
SP912011 (doc), (KS2/3/FE), General spreadsheet skills worksheet, 2 exercises, extensive instructions & the need to follow them (V.G.), (BS-rebuild) WKS Skills .011
WKS932011 (doc, wks), spreadsheet & graphic representations worksheet with 2 exercises, (pie, bar, & line graphs), worked example inc. (BS-rebuild) WKS932011
Clait94-spreadsheets (doc),(KS2/3/FE), contains  basic information concerning the language and principles required to understand Spreadsheets.
Clait94 6.27
WP912011 (doc), (KS2/3/FE), General WP skills worksheet, 2 exercises, extensive instructions & the need to follow them (V.G.), (BS-rebuild) GenWP Skills .008
WP932011 (doc), (KS3/4/FE), worksheet, 2 exercises, extensive instructions & the need to follow them (V.G.), (BS-rebuild) WP932011
Clait93-WP/DTP (pack), (KS2/3/FE), specimen assignment-level 1 (BS-upgraded), very useful for wide ranging situations, instructs and tutor guidance
Clait93-Graphic Representation (doc), (KS3/4/FE) template into which you can place your own data. GraphicRep
Graphic Representation1 (doc), (KS2/3/4/FE), explanantion of principles & commands, 2 basic exercises. (BS-rebuild) CPUart1 .371
Graphic Representation2 (doc), (KS3/4/FE), explanantion of principles & commands, 4 exercises - progressivly more difficult. (BS-rebuild) CPUart2 .274
Graphic Representation3 (doc), (KS3/4/FE), explanantion of principles & commands, 6 exercises, course  ref.s included. (BS-rebuild) CPUart3 .542
Graphic Representation4- CA932011, (doc), (KS2/3/4/FE), explanantion of principles & commands, 1 basic exercises. (Good for Xmas) (BS-rebuild) CPUart4
Graphic Representation93GP5, (doc, wks), (KS3/4/FE), incorpoates graphic art work (basic), formulae and plotting graphs, includes. example (BS-rebuild) Art&Graphs
SP1-2(BTEC/GCSE) (doc, wks, jpg), (KS3/4/FE), spreadsheet/graphs worksheet, (costing/buget & DIYkit), example inc. (BS-rebuild) SP1-2
GR1/2 (BTEC/GCSE) (doc, wks, jpg), (KS3/4/FE), spreadsheet/graphs worksheet, (sales summary & traffic census), example inc. (BS-rebuild) GR1-2
GR3 (BTEC/GCSE) (doc, wks, jpg), (KS3/4/FE), spreadsheet/graphs worksheet (formulae, macros), (stock costing, invoicing), example inc. (BS-rebuild) GR3 .134
DTP-NCTpro (pack)(KS4/FE), professional level exercise, task sheet, graphic files, txt files, PM4&7 examples, originally used for RSA level 2,
Nanny Countty Times is a broadsheet, as a task good DTP knowledge essential.

Glossary of DTP terms, (KS3/4/FE), (doc), (5 pages), useful in the classroom/revision/commmercial comprehension DTP-Gloss
Printer jargon "buster" (KS3/4/FE), (doc), good for general knowledge, classroom worksheet, or revision. (BS-build) Prt Defs
Electronic symbols worksheet, (KS3/4/FE), (scan), useful in the classroom/revision/commmercial comprehension. (also useful for Sci/DT) Elec-symbs
Christmas Card (MS publisher), (KS2/3/4), 2 styles with instructions on the layout (BS-build) Xmas Card .097
"Hot" keys for MS Word, (pdf), (KS2/3/FE), Lesson sheet print 1 get 2, useful to pupils doing essay writing. (know your application (app.) US in origin.
10 tips for DTP pros (doc), (KS3/4/FE/Pro) very useful article from 1992, re-built for educ. purposes, suits full range of ICT/Graphic design students
The Bare-Bones Guide to HTML by Kevin Werback, excellent data resource for the teacher and pupil (txt & HTML versions)
BB_HTML .023
"Teaching An Old Dog New Tricks" by Eric Lease Morgan is a aimed at KS4/Commercial trainers who wish to study/explain Servers (Mac), the WWWand the Internet - its orgins, networking and scripting. Not for the faint hearted (270 pages), written in 1995, it has older details, but stands as a tome of useful information. HTML
New Tricks
DOS lessons (KS3/4/FE), (Docs) explains the DOS system, how to use it, exercises incl. Ideal if you are going to use DosBox or Boxer, (BS-build & u/d) DosLsns
DOS lessons pro (KS3/4/FE), (Docs) the DOS system, how to use it, exercises, exam,  incl. Ideal if you are going to use DosBox or Boxer, (BS-build & u/d) DosLsnsPro 9.0
Computer Service Engineers worksheet, (scan), (KS3/4/FE), demonstrates the paper work required in the job. Good discussion and example matlerial.
IBM psu plug diagram, (jpg) (KS4/FE/pro), Ideal for operational knowledge/ training/still relevant. contains both plug & socket details.
CISCO Certified Network Administrator -Vol.1/2 by Matthew J. Basham, is here for the benefit of KS4/Uni trainers/students, this is high level info, both tomes being 340+ pages - aimed solely at those studying for their CNAA commercial status qualification. Note: It is available elsewhere on the Internet) Cisco Hand book 6.5
Mac Snow Leopard 4 Dummies (pdf), extracts contain: contents, overview, index, interesting basic starter. Like it! Buy it! (found on 4D site)

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