January 9, 2015 4:10 pm
Written by Ellie Wilding
The Internet isn’t powered by fairy dust!
Help your pupils understand computing devices and the Internet aren’t powered by fairy dust by showing them how to build a network.
Make your KS1 pupil network detectives. Take a tour of discover from the classroom and across the school to uncover how a computer network functions. Ask pupils to build a physical model of from arts and craft.
Computing Chinese Whispers
A practical activity where children are the links in a network. This game also demonstrates how information can be misinterpreted or lost in translation!
Using modelling software with KS2 pupils to build a virtual network. Learning can be extended in cross-curricular links where pupils can be challenged to build a defined specification of network within a school budget!