Welcome your Grade 10’s to CAT!

So your grade 10’s are about to come into your class for the first time, what do you do?They’re nervous, you’re nervous. You believe CAT is the most essential subject of all, they think they’re going to learn how to type and play computer games… I have re-edited my initial presentation from my “Why CAT?” … Read moreWelcome your Grade 10’s to CAT!

2019 – The C.A.T. teacher starter kit

Welcome, new C.A.T. teacher, to 2019! A fantastic experience lies before you…well…that and a few more descriptive words I could add here. However, you are going to learn a lot! Since you’re starting out in Computer Applications Technology, you might feel slightly daunted at what lies ahead but, have no fear, the C.A.T Teacher’s Starter … Read more2019 – The C.A.T. teacher starter kit

My theory-teaching cardboard robot – Part 2

Continuing from my previous post, here is the second part of the journey: The completion! Phase 4 : The final product Welcome to STEVE 1.0, C.A.N.A.R. Edition. (Cardboard And Not A Real Robot) After sticking more stuff on with a glue gun, which gets seriously hot by the way, I think Steve is ready. So … Read moreMy theory-teaching cardboard robot – Part 2

My theory-teaching cardboard robot – Part 1

In my quest to try make Computer Applications Technology theory more accessible to my learners, I thought I’d try build a robot. Well, not a real one but a model that I could use to demonstrate the principles of the basic information-processing cycle: input -> processing -> output/storage. I don’t have any arts or design … Read moreMy theory-teaching cardboard robot – Part 1

OneNote notebooks for Grade 10 and 11 CAT

I created class notebooks for my Grade 10 and Grade 11 Computer Applications Technology classes using Microsoft OneNote. This is in conjunction with MS Teams. You may have seen my YouTube preview video I did a little while ago: I am sharing them here for whoever can use them and modify them for their own … Read moreOneNote notebooks for Grade 10 and 11 CAT

Interactive IEB CAT SAGs file for teachers and learners

I took the new IEB Computer Applications Technology Subject Assessment Guidelines (CAT SAGs as we know them) and thought of a way I could present them in a more interactive and useful manner that a teacher or a learner could make use of it. And here it is! I have created a completely interactive PowerPoint … Read moreInteractive IEB CAT SAGs file for teachers and learners