IB Comp Sci SL - October 5 2016 Lesson Notes

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

  1. Today in class we will learn about the nature of computer languages
  2. we will spend some time discussing pseudocode

Homework.png Homework[edit]

  1. Please review our page about What is a programming language?


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

  1. You will be formatively assessed in class today

Ourstandards.png Standards we are covering today[edit]

  • State the fundamental operations of a computer.
  • Distinguish between fundamental and compound operations of a computer.
  • Explain the essential features of a computer language.
  • Explain the need for higher level languages.
  • Outline the need for a translation process from a higher level language to machine executable code
  • Click here for all our standards



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]