Daily note for IB Year 1 Standard Level Computer Science

Block 1, Room C152

Monday 27 September 2021

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Daily Note


  1. Your formative solutions are due. I'll mark them this week.
  2. We are going to start learning about computer organization
  3. One of the most important things you can do is to get curious about this topic. I will use this document to track your questions and wonderings
  4. We will discuss command terms and note a feature on our computer science wiki
  5. We will review our outcomes for this unit
  6. We will do math! 
  7. We will look at the major sub topics of this unit of instruction
  8. We are going to learn the parts of a CPU - not what they do, just their names
  9. We are going to learn something called the machine instruction cycle.
  10. We are going to end with a close look at grade descriptors for this class


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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.


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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: