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Computer-free ICT Homework at Key Stage 4

Price: £25.00
Age Range: KS4

There is currently a lot of pressure on ICT teachers to set and assess meaningful ICT homework, but this can be problematic when students dont have access to a computer outside school. The worksheets in this pack provide homework of educational value and the Teachers Notes opposite each page give support and advice on assessment.

Topics include: Using ICT to plan a holiday; Using ICT to work out weather charts; Cashcards; Using e-mail and the Internet.

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Size: 64 Pages
ISBN: 978 1 86025 296 9
Author(s): Edward Bartosinski
Code: CFI4
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Contents List




  • 7 EXCHANGE IT - This worksheet looks at spreadsheet design within the context of currency exchange.
  • 9 PLANNING A HOLIDAY - Students construct a calendar-based schedule.
  • 11 TRAVEL SCHEDULE - Students design a computer-generated travel schedule.
  • 13 MILES PER GALLON - Looks at the design of spreadsheets to compute the fuel costs of motoring journeys.
  • 15 TIME ZONES - Students design a computer system to deal with world time zones and time differences.
  • 17 COST IT - This worksheet looks at the effects of changing variables in a computer model.


  • 19 SELLING A HOLIDAY - Students consider the range of possibilities for employing ICT in an advertising campaign.
  • 21 WEATHER CHARTS - This worksheet looks at the potential for using ICT in displaying weather information.
  • 23 MAPS - This worksheet looks at how ICT can be used to construct various types of map.
  • 25 POSTCARDS - Students design an 'all purpose, fill in the blanks' postcard (for conventional mail) using ICT.
  • 27 TRAFFIC REPORTS - Students look at how ICT can be used to produce journey plans which take into account enroute problems.
  • 29 WHO GOES WHERE? - Students design successful means of capturing and preparing information for computer processing.


  • 31 LOOKING UP TIMETABLES - ICT is used to display information on timetable-based spreadsheets.
  • 33 ROUTE PLANNING - Looks at how ICT can be used to display route information in a form that can be used on journeys.
  • 35 PHRASE BOOK - Students investigate how to design a database of 'useful phrases' and their foreign equivalents (in a modern foreign language that they are studying).
  • 37 PACK IT - This worksheet requires students to design a computer-generated holiday packing list.
  • 39 WHERE SHALL WE GO? - Students consider what types of computer program are used by travel agents to match customers to holidays.
  • 41 ADDRESS BOOK - Students design a computerised address book for a palm top computer.


  • 43 SECURITY - Investigates the use of sensors in security systems.
  • 45 TICKET IT - Looks at how ICT devices are used to control ticketing.
  • 47 CASHCARDS - Students look at the sequence of instructions that are required for a cash machine to complete a withdrawal operation.
  • 49 SNAIL MAIL IT - Focuses on the use of ICT in sorting conventional mail.
  • 51 WEATHER STATION - Looks at how computers and sensors are used to gather weather information.
  • 53 LOST LUGGAGE - Students investigate how bar coding can be used to control baggage handling.


  • 55 PASSPORT - This worksheet looks at how a passport encodes personal information into a machine-readable form.
  • 57 INTERNET IN ENGLISH? - This worksheet questions why most of the Internet is in English.
  • 59 E MAIL Vs SNAIL MAIL - Students think about the similarities and differences between e-mail and conventional post.
  • 61 TRAVEL AGENTS AND ICT - The role of the Internet in the travel industry is explored.
  • 63 PRIVACY - The social, economic, ethical and moral issues around ICT and individual privacy are considered, which requires students to think widely.
  • 65 VIRTUAL HOLIDAYS?- Students are invited to let loose their imaginations and consider the future where 'virtual holidays' might be a reality.



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