IB Year 1 Standard Level Computer Science

Tuesday 18 October 2022 - Block 4, Room C152
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Daily Note

We are going to learn about computer organization today! 

Please write any questions or wonderings about computer organization on our jamboard.

  1. We are going to learn about:
    1. We will review how fast primary memory is
    2. The machine instruction cycle (video)
    3. Persistent storage (video)
    4. Cache memory (video)
    5. Operating system (video)
    6. Application software
  2. We have a formative quiz on Thursday




Our Big idea

The big idea for today is Computer organization.

The essential questions for this topic are:

How does a computer actually work? You know, like, really?

It takes time to explore and really understand a big idea. If you want to
learn more about computer organization (which is connected to today's daily note), please click here .

We are learning this because as a designers must understand scientific and technical innovation. Designers use systems, models, methods, and processes to solve problems.

Reminders & routines:

Please read and follow these reminders:

  1. IF today ==  testing_day_for_me:
         remember to go get tested!
  2. IF today == Friday: