IB Year 1 Standard Level Computer Science

Monday 22 August 2022 - Block 4, Room C152
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Daily Note


  1. Welcome!
  2. We will take attendance
  3. I will look at your homework
    1. I will be incorporating good changes into my master branch for our procedural generator
    2. We will discuss some of the features of this file 
  4. We will look at our daily notes a bit more carefully. 

  5. We will watch a 1:30 video about homebrew
  6. We will install homebrew

    --probably break--
  7. We will review our learning from last class: 
    1. what are the essential features of a computer language?
    2. explain the need for higher level languages.
  8. We will start our programming journey!
    1. We will watch a short video about Python 
    2. We use python in this course
    3. We will learn how to read error messages in Python
  9. If you are new to programming: Homework will be all the challenges in objective 



Our Big idea

The big idea for today is Course orientation.

The essential questions for this topic are:

What do I need to know, understand and do to be prepared for this class?

It takes time to explore and really understand a big idea. If you want to
learn more about course orientation (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.

Reminders & routines:

Please read and follow these reminders:

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