Revision notes, activities, lesson plans, teaching ideas, and other resources for GCSE, A-Level, and IB Computer Science teachers and students.
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IB Computer Science
IB Computer Science resources are found here. The latest IB Computer Science syllabus (for first exams in May 2014) is divided into three sections: the Core content which includes 4 topics for all students and three additional topics for Higher Level (HL) students; the Options section where students study one of four options (which HL students having extra content compared to SL students) and the Internal Assessment. Click here for recommended IB Computer Science textbooks.
SL / HL Core (80 hours)
Topic 1 - System Fundamentals (20 hours)
Topic 2 - Computer Organisation (6 hours)
Topic 3 - Networks (9 hours)
Topic 4 - Computational Thinking, Problem-Solving and Programming (45 hours)
HL Extension (45 hours)
Topic 5 - Abstract Data Structures (Higher Level only) (23 hours)
Topic 6 - Resource Management (8 hours)(HL)
Topic 7 - Control (14 hours)(HL)
Options (SL 30 hours) (HL 45 hours)
Option A - Databases
Option B - Modelling and Simulation
Option C - Web Science
Option D - Object Oriented Programming
IB Computer Science Internal Assessment (IA) Project
IB Computer Science Case Study (Paper 3)