Designing solutions through programming - August 24 2016 Lesson Notes

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Class plan.png What are we going to learn today?[edit]

  1. You will review our main classroom systems
  2. You will be introduced to computer organization, a major topic of interest in computer science
  3. You will define the terms: bit, byte, binary, denary/decimal, hexadecimal. Click here
  4. You will be able outline the way in which data is represented in the computer. Click here: Data representation.

Homework.png Homework[edit]

  1. There is no homework today
  2. You will have a quiz during our next class meeting. The quiz will specifically cover:
    1. You will define the terms: bit, byte, binary, denary/decimal, hexadecimal.
    2. You will be able outline the way in which data is represented in the computer.


Target.png How am I being assessed today?[edit]

  1. I will be using formative assessment today to ensure you understand our content.

Ourstandards.png Standards we are covering today[edit]

  • Define the terms: bit, byte, binary, denary/decimal, hexadecimal.
  • Outline the way in which data is represented in the computer.



Computer1.png As a computer scientist, you have:[edit]

  • Confidence in dealing with complexity
  • Persistence in working with difficult problems
  • Tolerance for ambiguity
  • The ability to deal with open-ended problems
  • The ability to communicate and work with others to achieve a common goal or solution

Credit.png Credits[edit]

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