Daily note for IB Year 2 Standard Level Computer Science

Block 1, Room C152

Wednesday 9 December 2020


Daily Note

The plan for our class:

We will take a formative in-class assessment to prepare us for our test. 

  1. Thinking procedurally

    1. Procedural thinking
    2. Evaluating process
    3. Sub-process
  2. Decisions

    1. Decisions
  3. Thinking logically

    1. Logical rules
  4. Thinking ahead

    1. Inputs and outputs
    2. Pre-conditions
    3. Exceptions
  5. Thinking concurrently

    1. Concurrency
  6. Thinking abstractly

    1. Abstraction
  7. Connecting computational thinking and program design

    1. Linear arrays
    2. Pseudocode
    3. Algorithms
    4. Applied algorithmic thinking

Your homework for today: 

  1. All homework is on Google classroom



A little less comfortable


A little more comfortable


Our Big idea

The big idea for today is Computational thinking.

The essential questions for this topic are:

How do we think about problems in a way which makes them solvable for a computer?

It takes time to explore and really understand a big idea. If you want to
learn more about computational thinking (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?