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Teachers' Kit: Introduction to Binary Numbers

This is a one-period (50 minute) lesson that introduces the concept of base two numbers. It is intended for grades 6-10, but has been used successfully with third graders. The lecture material has a Coleman-Liau Index of six.

This material is based on an exercise from CS Unplugged. It is intended primarily for teachers, but it is available for anyone to use for teaching and learning.

Feedback and criticism are most welcome, particularly if you use this material in the classroom. I can be reached at Bob dot Brown at kennesaw dot edu. Complete contact information is here.

If you use this material in the classroom, I'd appreciate a note telling me which school and approximately how many students were reached. I do a quarterly report to the dean, and I can get credit for students reached in this manner.

I can present this material in person at schools in the Atlanta area. My availability calendar is on line. Please contact me at the address above. The only requirement is that a teacher must be present during the presentation and be responsible for classroom management. I will provide a set of binary cards for each student; I ask that the school duplicate copies of the handout for each student.

Last updated: 2018-03-12 18:51