In this engaging scheme of work students explore the technology they use every day and investigate ways to use it more effectively and efficiently.
Exploring application software such as MS Word and MS PowerPoint as well as internet searching operators.
The students will follow several pathways to ensure that they are able to understand the more complex skills in the software they use most commonly.
National Curriculum Links:
- undertake creative projects that involve selecting, using, and combining multiple applications, preferably across a range of devices, to achieve challenging goals,
including collecting and analysing data and meeting the needs of known users
- create, re-use, revise and re-purpose digital artefacts for a given audience, with attention to trustworthiness, design and usability
- understand a range of ways to use technology safely, respectfully, responsibly and securely, including protecting their online identity and privacy; recognise inappropriate
content, contact and conduct and know how to report concerns.