ICT - Class IX Resources

The following list of online resources are provided as a sample of curated resources. New resources shall be added as we come across interesting and relevant online materials.

1. Introduction to Excel

Description: The weblinks provide the basic information on what is MS Excel and some of the key features in Excel. It also gives step to step procedures to use Excel for data analysis.  

Core Concepts: Cell formatting and and cell referencing.

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2. Functions in Excel

Description: The weblinks have videos and sample activities on how to insert Excel functions such as sum(), average(), max(), min() and others. It also explains arguments in functions and gives shortcut tips in Excel.  

Core Concepts: Formulas and basic mathematical functions.

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3. Google Sheets

Description: The weblinks show how to create Google Sheets and add data for formatting and analysing using formulas and functions. The videos and web resources have detailed information on how to manage a Google Sheets.

Core Concepts: Creating a Google Sheets.

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4. Computer Network

Description: The weblinks provide information on computer networks, types of network and common devices of network. The video and websites give clear explanations on the fundamentals of computer networks.

Core Concepts: Computer networking, Networking devices and configuration of devices such as router and switches

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5. Network Issues and Solutions

Description: The weblinks provide information on some of the common network issues and solutions to fix the issues. Teachers may select relevant network solutions that students can apply in school or at home.

Core Concepts: Network issues and strategies to resolve network issues.

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6. Online Courses

Description: The weblinks provide information on online courses and what makes a great online course. It also provides tips for taking online courses to make the most of online learning.

Core Concepts: Online courses.

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7. Benefits and Limitations of Online Courses

Description: The weblinks provide information on the advantages and disadvantages of taking online courses.

Core Concepts: Benefits and limitations of online courses

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8. MOOC Platforms

Description: The following weblinks are some of the popular MOOC platforms that provide both free and paid courses in different fields. Students can select relevant courses and enroll on their own to enhance learning.

Core Concepts: Online Platforms such as Khan academy, Coursera, Udemy, edX.

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9. Cyberbullying

Description: The weblinks explain what is cyberbullying and how we must respond when we are bullied online. The links also mention the consequences of cyberbullying and some of common examples of cyberbullying through simple video animation.

Core Concepts: Cyberbullying.

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10. Dealing with Fake News, Online Scams and Impersonation

Description: The weblinks provide information on the definition of fake news and ways to spot and combat fake news.

Core Concepts: Negative online experiences.

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11. Dealing with Online Scams

Description: The weblinks provide information on the different types of online scams carried through emails and websites. The links also provide ways to protect ourselves from such scams.

Core Concepts: Online scams.

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12. Media Literacy

Description: The weblinks provide information on media literacy, types of media and the importance of media literacy in the media and information age.

Core Concepts: Media Literacy- importance and types.

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13. Deconstruction of Media

Description: The weblinks have information on ways to break down media messages to get a better understanding of who, how, and why the media is created.

Core Concepts: Deconstruction of media- authorship, format, audience, content and purpose.

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14. Algorithm and Flowchart

Description: The weblinks explains what algorithms and flowchart and how they help to solve programming problems. Videos, charts and examples are given to explain the concepts.

Core Concepts: Algorithm and flowchart

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15. Turtle Programming in Python

Description: The weblinks provide a beginners guide for Python Turtle, methods in Turtle, and some examples of creating drawings in Turtle.

Core Concepts: Turtle graphics.

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16. Python for Beginners

Description: The weblinks provide video and text tutorials on Python coding for beginners. These links will support teachers and students to independently learn Python coding with its step-by-step lessons and activities. 

Core Concepts: Programming in Python.

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