Teaching Computing Systems and Networks to 5- to 11-year-olds – Online Course
Increase your knowledge of “computing systems & networks” and plan how you will teach young children about this topic.
Who is the course for?
This course is aimed at educators who work with learners aged 5 to 11 years old.
What topics will you cover?
Why we teach ‘Computing Systems and Networks’
Information Technology and its impact
How computer networks function
Communication and collaboration on the internet
Big IT systems
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…
Explain the input, process, output (IPO) model of computing systems
Evaluate the impacts of computing systems and networks on everyday life
Model a computer network with your class
Summarise several ways in which people can communicate and collaborate over the internet
Lead your pupils through the working of big IT systems that span multiple networks
Demonstrate the skills and attitude needed to be a good digital citizen