Solving Complex Problems Through Programming

Tuesday 23 August 2022 - Block 5, Room C152
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Daily Note

We are going to jump into programming today, after installing a few more things! 

  1. We will take attendance and review homework.
  2. We will watch a 1:30 video about homebrew
  3. We will install homebrew
  4. 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
  5. If you are new to programming: Homework will be all the challenges in objective 1


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:

IF (this_block == first_block_day) {

IF (today == Friday) {

As I am taking attendance:

  1. Please check now: is visual studio code working from my programming folder?