Friday, 11 May 2018

Networks Lesson 4 - The Internet

In this lesson, you are going to learn how the internet started, how it works and exactly how data is transmitted.

Objectives and Outcomes

  • be able to explain what the internet is, how it started and how it works (band 4)
  • be able to apply this knowledge by creating a slideshow that explains this in detail (band 5)
  • be able to link this knowledge to the need for internet protocols (band 6)
Here is a link to my slideshow with information you will need, plus the tasks for the lesson....


Wednesday, 2 May 2018

Networks - Lesson 3 Network Topologies

In this lesson, you'll learn about network topologies.  You'll have to read through the slideshow to find out what these are!

Objectives and Outcomes

  • be able to explain what a network topology is (band 4)
  • be able to apply this knowledge by describing the 3 main topologies (band 5)
  • be able to link this knowledge to advantages and disadvantages of each topology and make recommendations according to an organisation's needs (band 6)



Here is a link to my slideshow on network topologies, including the tasks for this lesson!


Slideshow about network topologies










Friday, 27 April 2018

Networks - Lesson 2

In this lesson, you will learn about WANs and how they differ from LANs.

Objectives and Outcomes

  • be able to explain what a WAN is (band 4)
  • be able to apply this understanding to creating a slideshow explaining how they work (band 5)
  • be able to link this knowledge to real life by giving specific examples of how a WAN works (band 6)
Here is the link to my slideshow about WANs........


Bronze - create a slideshow with images that explains what a LAN and a WAN is and the differences.

Silver - create a slideshow with images that explains what a LAN  and a WAN is and the differences, plus an explanation of how data is transmitted.

Gold - As for silver but include animations and link the band 6 work, giving specific real-life examples of how a WAN works.




Friday, 20 April 2018

HTML Tags Revision

Here are the tags we used in the HTML unit and you need to remember!


To start and end the program   <html> </html>


To create a labelled ‘internet’ tab at the top of the page
<head>
<title>    </title>
</head>


To make a main heading on the page  <h1> </h1>


To make a sub-heading on the page <h2>   </h2>


To make a new paragraph   <p> </p>


To make a line break  <br> There is no closing tag for this one


To change the font style   <font face =”name of font”> </font>


To change the size of font  <font size = “size of font”>  </font>


To change the colour of font < font color=”colour name or hexadecimal code”>   </font>


To align the font on the page (ie left, centre or right)  <font align = “position”>   </font>     Remember to spell it ‘center’  - American style!


To add an image <img src=”image address”>    </img src>


To add a hyperlink to aother page <a href = “name of page”>    </a>


To embolden the font <b>   </b>


To turn the font italic <i>   </i>


To underline the font <u>   </u>

Thursday, 5 April 2018

Networks - Lesson 1

This lesson you will be learning about how computers can be networked together and the advantages and disadvantages of doing so.

Objectives and Outcomes

  • Be able to describe what a computer network is (band 3)
  • Be able to explain how computers can be linked together (band 4)
  • Be able to apply your knowledge stating the advantages and disadvantages of networking computers (band 5)
Here is a link to my slideshow which provides information, the tasks for the lesson and states the evidence I need to see for this lesson.

Sunday, 18 March 2018

HTML Lesson 4 onwards

You're carrying on adding more content to your web pages and adding more pages!

Task 1
You need to open this worksheet   HTML code worksheet.

Make a copy (file - Make a copy), complete it, share it to Anyone with the link, and copy/paste the link to a new post titled the same as this one.

Task 2

Add more content and pages!

Check out this slideshow for more help on adding extra info and tags to your pages   Extra web page ideas and tags

You can also go back to my previous posts for slideshows on adding content (images, formatting text, etc) and tags for hyperlinking pages


Evidence 
Get your 'Share' link from your repl.it and copy/paste it to your post, underneath your link to your completed worksheet.

Publish  at the end of the lesson!

Bronze - at least 2 pages of content, at least 1 image and pages hyperlinked together

Silver - at least 2 pages of content, at least 1 image on each page, pages hyperlinked and text formatted

Gold - as above but more pages, more images, formatted text, external hyperlink