Designing solutions through programming - August 26 2016 Lesson Notes

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

  1. You will take a quiz
  2. You will learn to navigate around the command line

Homework.png Homework[edit]

  1. Please study the following pages:
    1. Primary memory
    2. Architecture of the central processing unit (CPU)
    3. Cache memory
    4. The machine instruction cycle


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.
  • Demonstrate skill and understanding of file operations and navigation in the command line.



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]

Devote time and attention to gaining knowledge of (an academic subject), especially by means of books

Give the precise meaning of a word, phrase, concept or physical quantity.

Give a brief account.

Prove or make clear by reasoning or evidence, illustrating with examples or practical application.