ICT Year 8

Mr Mohamed

Introduction:

Python programming language

Excel Spreadsheet

Microsoft Access Databases

Robotics

New rotation schedule:

  • All ICT students are moving to MEDIA with Mr Imran
  • Start date: Sunday 11th November

Curriculum:

Python:

  • Run simple Python programs in Interactive and Script mode
  • Write programs using different types of data (e.g. strings and integers)

Excel Spreadsheet:

  • To enter labels and numbers into a spreadsheet.
  • to use ‘SUM’ to calculate the total of a set of numbers in a range of cells

Access Databases:

  • Understand how to set up a database by using fields, data types and validation rules.
  • Know how to import data into a database.

Robotics:

  • Students identify needs and wants and to generate possible design ideas.
  • Provide students with opportunities to build and program robotic devices.

Assessment:

Ongoing assessment, classwork and short assessment.

Resources:

From www.python.org anyone can download the software for free and use it. You can also go to code academy website and subscribe to learn Python.