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Please find the links for computing lessons below (one lesson per week).

Lesson 1 - Systems

This lesson will introduce you to the concept of a system. You will develop their understanding of components working together to make a whole. You will also explore how digital systems might work and the physical and electronic connections that exist.

Lesson 2 - Computer systems and us

In this lesson, you will consider how larger computer systems work and how devices and processes are connected. You will also reflect on how computer systems can help us.

Lesson 3 - Transferring information

This lesson introduces the idea that parts of a computer system are not always in the same place or country. Instead, those parts of a system must transfer information using the internet.You will also gain an awareness of IP addresses and the rules (protocols) that computers have for communicating with one another.

Lesson 4 - Working together

We would advise you to complete this lesson on a desktop device as you need to download and interact with additional files as part of the learning. These can be downloaded from the last slide of the worksheet. You should always ask your parent or carer for permission before downloading files from the internet. In this lesson, you will consider how people can work together when they are not in the same location. You will discuss ways of working and simulate a collaborative online project.

Lesson 5 - Online collaboration

We would advise you to complete this lesson on a desktop device as you need to download and interact with additional files as part of the learning. These can be downloaded from the last slide of the worksheet. You should always ask your parent or carer for permission before downloading files from the internet. In this lesson, you will develop how you can work together by commenting and suggesting in a shared document. You will also learn how to make comments and suggestions constructive and helpful.

Lesson 6 - Shared working

We would advise you to complete this lesson on a desktop device as you need to download and interact with additional files as part of the learning. These can be downloaded from the last slide of the worksheet. You should always ask your parent or carer for permission before downloading files from the internet. This lesson introduces another approach to online working; reusing and modifying work done by someone else.

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