Daily note for IB Year 1 Standard Level Computer Science

Block 1, Room C152

Wednesday 29 September 2021

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  1. The path of learning: I'm going to introduce to all the concepts, and then we are going to learn how they all work together! 
  2. We are going to start learning about computer organization
  3. We will review your questions: please use this document to track your questions and wondering
  4. We are going to review the parts of a CPU - not what they do, just their names
  5. We are going to review the machine instruction cycle

  6. We will learn about primary memory
  7. We are going to explore latency of different parts of the computer.
  8. We are going to learn about cache memory
  9. We will do math! 
  10. We will watch this video which should help reinforce your learning
  11. we will review our learning


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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.


These links are here to help you access important classroom resources. Please ensure you have all these pages bookmarked.

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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: