The series NET SET GO! Computers Science is a painstakingly-curated curriculum on Computers Science for schools meant for Grades 1 to 8. The series have been developed keeping the following in mind:
By the end of Class VIII, students should be fully prepared to take up Computer Applications or Information Technology Courses prescribed by CBSE.
Focus has been made upon all rounded development such as using apps, installing apps, imbibing skills, developing cyber ethics, creating different end products such as programs, movies, audios, spreadsheets, presentations and other documents.
Interesting facts serve as knowledge booster.
Exercises have been formulated to recap what has been taught and also to explore and imbibe more skills.
Key Features (Across the series)
Each chapter begins with a quick Recall of the previously learnt concepts
Did You Know provides additional information related to the concept being taught
Challenge contains questions to enhance thinking and problem-solving skills
Mental Maths include questions to check the understanding of the concepts
In-text Exercises contains questions for practice after every section
Remember lists-out the important points for a concept
Time to Prove Myself includes a variety of questions for thorough practice after every 3-4 chapters
Values of Life contains questions to inculcate moral values
Quick Calculations provides time-saving shortcuts to solve a problem
Projects includes tasks/activities for concept clarity
FOR TEACHERS – Resource Book
This series is complemented with an EXTENDED RESOURCE book for teachers which includes the course overview, which states the purpose of the course, detailed lesson plans, the learning objectives, the methods and materials used, the course length and time guideline, and the evaluation plan. There are Assessment plans included to check the understanding of the children’s knowledge.
Important features of the book include:
Target Point: Lesson Objective
Book up: Warm Up Activity of the chapter
Fast Fact: Interesting Facts
Jump the Obstacle: In-text section assessments
Quick Round: Summary of the chapter
Work out: Exercises
Lab Activities in each chapter
Cyber Olympiad Paper
FOR STUDENTS – Let’s Know Kit (Booklet)
The series consists of a “Let’s Know Kit” that conveys vital and interesting information about the prestigious awards given in the field of Mathematics and their winners, greatest ever mathematicians including female mathematicians and Indian mathematicians in particular, a brief introduction of Vedic Mathematics- its formulae and links of videos to learn the shortcut tricks online.
About the Author
Mathews K. Thomas is an experienced Educator, co-ordinator and teacher at one of the most reputed schools in New Delhi for the past 23 years. He is a Subject expert and moderator at CBSE as well as an Educational Consultant for various news channels. A Master trainer at NCERT, he has conducted many workshops on the Mathematics subject and how to teach it in various schools. He has achieved a Master’s degree in Education and Philosophy.