Lesson 1: Inputs and outputs

Learning about the different forms of inputs and outputs and their functions, pupils develop their understanding that computers follows instructions

Learning Objectives

  • Recognising basic inputs and outputs

  • Understanding that a computer follows instructions

  • Suggesting what the computer is doing

  • Creating an informative poster

Lesson Plan

Learning and inputs and outputs
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Teacher Video: Inputs and outputs

Presentation: Inputs and outputs


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Sway Grantham,  
Computing specialist
Sway Grantham (@SwayGrantham) is a Primary School Teacher, a CAS Master Teacher and Specialist Leader in Education for Primary ICT. She also has a BCS Certificate in Computer Science Teaching (Primary). She has written several curricula and conducted research into the…
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