ICT - Class PP 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. Basic Parts of Computer

Description: The weblinks contain videos and information for children to understand basic parts of the computer and its functions.

Core Concepts: Parts of computer, Functions of basic computer peripherals.

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2. Computer Start up and Shutdown

Description: The weblinks shows the steps on how to properly start and shut down a computer. Animations and images are used to make the content relevant to children.

Core Concepts: Computer start up, Computer shutdown.

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3. Introduction to MS Paint

Description: The weblinks explain basic features in MS Paint and and demonstrates how to draw arts using the MS Paint program to build creative thinking and develop mouse handling skills.

Core Concepts: Drawing in MS Paint, Mouse handling skills.

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4. Mouse Actions

Description: The weblinks provide information on different types of mouse actions such as right click, left click, double click. The function of each mouse action is explained with demonstration on computer.

Core Concepts: Mouse actions (left click, right click, double click, drag and drop).

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5. Typing Games

Description: The weblinks contain different games for young learners to practice typing skills. Teachers can share the weblinks to students for them to practice typing on their own.

Core Concepts: Typing skill, Typing online games.

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6. Typing Tutor

Description: The weblinks provide online typing tutors and downloadable software for kids to learn typing. Teachers can either download the software and install in student's computer or direct them to online links to get familiar with keyboard and tying.

Core Concepts: Keyboard layout, Typing skill.

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7. Tux Paint

Description: The weblinks provide option to download Tux Paint software and a video tutorial on how to use Tux Paint to draw pictures. Tux Paint is a free drawing software which may be used as an alternative to Microsoft Paint.

Core Concepts: Digital drawing, Mouse handling skills.

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8. Searching the Internet

Description: The weblinks provide information on how to search the Internet using the popular search engines such as Google to get relevant images.

Core Concepts: Searching images on Internet. 

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9. Search Engines for Kids

Description: The weblinks are access to search engines suitable for the student to perform safe search on the Internet. Teachers may even provide these links to parents for them to guide their children while searching online information from home.

Core Concepts: components of search engine.

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10. Online Games on Alphabets and Numbers

Description: The weblinks provide access to online games for primary kids to learn alphabets and numbers in fun and engaging ways. These online educational games will support students to enhance their understanding of alphabets and numbers. Teachers may introduce one or two games and allow students to explore the rest.

Core Concepts: Mouse handling skill, learning alphabets and numbers from the Internet.

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11. Android Apps on Alphabet and Number

Description: The weblinks show sample android apps for kid to learn more about alphabets and numbers. Teachers can install some of these apps in their mobile phones to show how students can learn alphabets and numbers using mobile phones at home.

Core Concepts: Functions of educational apps for kids.

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12. Computer Lab Rules

Description: The weblinks provide information on why ground rules have to be set in the classroom to facilitate meaningful learning. The videos show framing laboratory rules involving students.

Core Concepts: Benefits of computer laboratory rules.

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13. Unplugged Activities

Description: The weblinks contain different activities on unplugged coding. These activities can be conducted by teachers in the classroom or outside of the class to provides coding concepts such as sequencing, loops and event in fun and engaging way.

Core Concepts: Sequence, Algorithm, Directions, Loops, Events.

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