IB Year 1 Higher Level Computer Science

Monday 30 August 2021 - Block 1, Room C152
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Daily Note

  1. We will review our big ideas from our last class. 
  2. We will break into two groups
    1. more comfortable with Python
    2. less comfortable with Python
  3. If you are less comfortable with Python
    1. We will review objective 2 and begin objective 3
  4. If you are more comfortable with Python:
    1. We will review the following problem sets: 
      1. https://computersciencewiki.org/index.php/Guess_a_number
      2. https://computersciencewiki.org/index.php/Mean,_median,_mode_and_other_statistical_functions
      3. https://computersciencewiki.org/index.php/Simple_password_rules
    2. Please complete this problem set: https://computersciencewiki.org/index.php/Palindrome
    3. Please complete this problem set: https://computersciencewiki.org/index.php/Shortest_word
    4. Please complete this problem set: https://computersciencewiki.org/index.php/Middle_letter
    5. Please complete this fun problem set: https://computersciencewiki.org/index.php/Random_name_generator
  5. We will review our learning



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 .

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


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Reminders & routines:

Please read and follow these reminders:

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