Introducing Computers
How should preschool and K12 grade students be introduced to computers?
Familiarizing them with binary, octal and hexadecimal notation is one
possible approach.
Here are a few links:
(for young students) and much other material about testing knowledge of basic
concepts, especially those used in mathematics and computer science. The other
two sections there are equally initialwork; but both have been translated into
Spanish and are reachable in that language.
Both of the other main pointers are to CS 199 project work.
Math For Girls was written by Dorene Lau: it introduces four mathematical
concepts and excerpts biographical material about females who work with math.
The second, Numbers and Computers was written by Navid Aghdaie about number
representation. By extending thinking beyond decimal representation that
item ties together how computers represent colors with more traditional
exposition about number bases (binary, octal, hexadecimal) and
conversion between different systems of numeric representation.

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