• To understand computer networks including
the internet; how they can provide multiple
services, and the opportunities they offer for
communication and collaboration.
• To understand the moral and ethical
implications of using technology.
Look at the following image
How long should the stopwatch show when all these events
happen on the web?
People today can do lots of things using computers.
As Y8 students you were born after the www was invented
and you have been brought up with ICT technology.
Most of you are addicted to technology and it is the end of
the world if your phone/Blackberry/iPod is confiscated.
Complete the ICT timeline activity - without using the
Main course part 1
The www was
invented The first PC
First computers in
First ever email
First mobile phone call in
First SMS text
Electronic computer developed
Mechanical computer developed
First UK computer law
What you should have found from the timeline is that ICT and
computing has been around for a long time and isn’t
How does ICT affect our lives?
As ICT has developed its use (and abuse) has increased across all
ages, all races, all nationalities and all backgrounds.
We are concerned with the MORAL and ETHICAL aspects of ICT. Is
what we are doing right or wrong?
Work in small groups to find out about the following topics:
•Monitoring staff use of ICT at work
•Cookies – what are they and why do companies use them
•Mobile phone tracking
Main course part 2
In pairs you have 2 minutes to share one thing
you have learnt in today’s lesson and how it will
That’s 1 minute each to talk about what you
have learnt in todays lesson.
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