Daily note for IB Year 2 Standard Level Computer Science

Block 1, Room C152

Wednesday 4 November 2020


Daily Note

The plan for our class:

  1. We will review our virtual learning protocols
  2. We will use this system for collaborative coding: http://develop.computersciencelearning.org/
  3. Please review an account on https://discuss.computersciencewiki.org/
  4. We will review our year so far and review our plan for the rest of the year
  5. We will introduce you to system fundamentals
    1. Planning and stakeholder involvement
    2. Getting requirements from stakeholders 
    3. Gathering information for solutions 
    4. Illustrate system requirements 
    5. Prototypes 
  6. Identify the context for which a new system is planned.
  7. Identify the relevant stakeholders when planning a new system.
  8. Describe appropriate techniques for gathering the information needed to arrive at a workable solution.
  9. Construct suitable representations to illustrate system requirements
  10. Describe the purpose of prototypes to demonstrate the proposed system to the client.
  11. Describe methods of obtaining requirements from stakeholders.

Your homework for today: 

  1. All homework is on Google classroom (and only google classroom)


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Our Big idea

The big idea for today is System fundamentals.

The essential questions for this topic are:

How do you design a system so it works really well for your client or customer?

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



Zoom Link for our class: https://zoom.us/j/7430326991

Google classroom: here
Syllabus: Click here
All daily notes: Click here

Covid-testing link: Click here
High school bulletin: Click here
Current event activity: Click here




Reminders & routines:

IF today ==  testing_day_for_me:
     remember to go get tested!

IF today == first_period_of_day:

IF today == Friday:


Please read and follow these reminders:

  1. Always start every class by reading our daily note

  2. Please check now: is visual studio code working from my programming folder?