Early Years Common Skill: Pupils should be encouraged to talk about ICT in the wider world and use ICT appropriately in their play

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Talk about ICT in the wider world & use ICT play equipment appropriately in role play situations Use a simulation program to complete simple tasks Name different parts of the computer and peripherals
Respond orally to a range of stimuli including media & ICT texts Use the mouse or IWB to move objects on screen for a purpose Develop fine motor skills using the mouse
Aware that ICT can be used to present words, text, pictures and numbers Use ICT to sort and sequence objects on a screen Demonstrate an interest in ICT
Move words, numbers, letters or pictures on screen for a selected task Aware that CD ROMs and the Internet are sources of activities & information Shows perseverance to complete tasks on the computer
Use a Paint package for Mark Making Use a simple graphing/pictogram program to develop counting and numeracy skills Share equipment and take turns
Produce a piece of emergent writing Talk about how ICT devices in “everyday” situations give us information  
Recognise single letters or numbers on a keyboard Understand that machines can be controlled  
Begin to understand that specific keys on a computer keyboard make something happen, such as Space Bar Know that a robotic toy can be controlled  
Begin to understand that text and images on a computer can be printed Direct a robotic toy to complete a simple task  
Begin to use a digital camera to capture images    
Create a simple picture, changing brush size and colour    
Begin to use simple devices to record and play sounds    
Use a sequence of pictures to create a simple musical composition    

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