Before the lesson
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- To compare paper and computerised databases
Pupils should be taught to:
- Understand computer networks including the internet; how they can provide multiple services, such as the world wide web; and the opportunities they offer for communication and collaboration
- Use search technologies effectively, appreciate how results are selected and ranked, and be discerning in evaluating digital content
- Select, use and combine a variety of software (including internet services) on a range of digital devices to design and create a range of programs, systems and content that accomplish given goals, including collecting, analysing, evaluating and presenting data and information
Pupils needing extra support: could be given the Activity: Labelled top trump card as a visual recap of key vocabulary.
Pupils working at greater depth: should be encouraged to create their own lists showing the advantages and disadvantages of paper vs. computerised databases.