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PEOPLE are not BINARY, COMPUTERS are.
– from LAUREN iPSUM: A Story about Computer Science and other iMprobable Things by Carlos Bueno
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A Piney Point ES on Binary Day 10-1-11 lesson. That day will never happen again until 3011. How will the classroom look then? Can you image the future? You create the future today!
Motivate students to search “binary” and take them down pathways of interest from computational photography to adding in binary. On to UPC barcodes and QR codes and imagining new inventions that are based on two.
To create Binary Art:
- Watch video on code.org: Unplugged Binary Images Lesson
- Try the really hard Code Studio 4 Binary Art Lesson
- If don’t get IT, go back and complete Code Studio courses 1, 2, and 3
To create Binary Jewelry:
- Watch video on code.org: Unplugged Binary Bracelet Lesson
- Plan your bracelet using the paper bracelet worksheet decoder.
Networking Bag – To create an elastic hair band use stretchable string instead of a pipe cleaner. At right is a sample valentine themed net-work-ing bag. I pass out bags with my business card at presentations as a warm-up. Saves time as teachers have something to do while I am setting up. I give them the algorithm – you can download the directions here: Binary Bracelet Code.
Now try again, and again, to come up with your own design idea. It takes lots of failures to learn the technique. Learn from experts online.
HISD Piney Point ES First Grade Student Binary Bracelet Assessment Video
I thought … I did … I thought that wasn’t right … I thought to myself to understand what to do … I looked for it … I figured it out …
… “I am going to be a computer scientist.”
REAL-WORLD Fund Raiser – “Make it popular to wear a binary bead bracelet.”
How Video: BinarySammyMHSMake
“When I woke up this morning, I did not know I wanted to be an entrepreneur.” – Sammy Memorial High School
Debug Video: BinarySammyMHSFix