IPT RESOURCES


General IPT Resources

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ASX
Stockmarket simulator. Use pretend $$. School comp with $25,000 prize pool.
4
SP
Bett's Computers
Bankstown Girls High teacher's personal site
4
SP
Bett's Computers Moodle
Bankstown Girls High teacher's personal Moodle with loads of relevant resources
5
SP
Binary Lesson game
Decode message game using binary - plus binary resources
2
SP
CISCO Binary Game
Teach Binary using this flash based game - kids love this one
5
SP
Database Introduction
A good resource to start database unit. Provides other links to more information on databases. Untested resource. Would also be a good resource for use in IST Databases.
3
GW
Data Mining and Data Warehousing
A good resource to start data mining and warehousing unit. This resource fits into the database management unit. Includes other links to explore. Tested - good resource.
4
GW
Data Transmission Terms
Data Transmission Terms. Good explanations on terms used in data communications. A useful resource for students to refer to when in need of a definition. A good resource for transmitting & recieving unit of work. Tested -good resource.
5
GW
Gliffy
Online drawing program (flowcharts etc). Can be used collaboratively. Needs signup
2
SP
GoVET
Government website for VET I.T.
2
SP
GUI Introduction
A good starting point for discussing what GUI is, also contains various other links to examples of other GUI in use in the world. A tested resource. A good resource for designing interfaces.
5
GW
KeepVid
Save YouTube videos for use later when they disappear
2
SP
Network Cabling Tutorials
Provides links to cabling tutorials, information, and resources. Shows cabling colour codes for several types of copper and fibre cables. An other resource that is good for transmitting & recieving unit of work in IPT.
5
GW
Network Topologies
Network Topologies - Definitions and diagrams with explainations. Tested resource.
4
GW
Security
Cryptography and security resources
3
SP
Social Ethical Issues
Discussion point for considering Social Ethical Legal obligations regarding computers
2
SP
Social Ethical Scenarios
Scenarios that can given to students
4
SP
System Tools and Techniques
A useful resource for explain system data flow diagrams and general flow of data. Pitched at a higher level audience but still good. Teachers can customise for their students.
5
GW
TaLe
Teaching & Learning Exchange - NSW DET teacher resource site - Need DET login for best content
2
SP
TeacherTube
YouTube videos that are NOT blocked by the Department
3
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Warriors of the Net
An animated explanation of the various concepts of networking in particular how the internet works. It is very educational. A tested resource.
5
GW

Artificial lntelligence

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A.I. Association
Association for the Advancement of A.I. - links to Topis
4
SP
A.L.I.C.E.
A great A.I. chatbot - pretends to be human - get kids to try & catch it out
5
SP
Loebner Prize
$100,000 if a computer can decieve a human with the Turing Test
1
SP
My Classes
Contains 4 A.I. lesson tasks ready to go (click Student's Home)
4
SP
Turing Test
Information on inventor of A.I.(Prof. Alan Turing) & the Turing Test
1
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Robotics

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Lego Mindstorms
Official site from The LEGO Group. Enables children ages 11 and up to design and program real robotic inventions that move, act, and think on their own. Untested resource.
4
GW
NASA Robotics
NASA robotics competition problems - for use with Lego Mindstorms. Untested resource.
5
GW
Robocup
Australian robotics competition
4
SP
Robotics
Class activities / robotics timeline / Shockwave robot player. Untested
3
SP