Lesson 3: A file’s journey

Children create an animation to show their understanding of how a file is shared between two devices on a network

Learning Objectives

  • Understanding how information moves around a network

  • Explaining what a server does

  • Suggesting what a server is connected to

  • Discussing the journey of a file

Lesson Plan

The journey of a file
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Teacher Video: A file’s journey

Presentation: A file's journey


Network map
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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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