BINARY COUNTING
Year 8 students have looked at binary counting in maths. Understanding Binary numbers is important because it is the way computers understand information. (See the picture opposite)
A Binary system is a base 2 numeral system. It recognises two numerals. The numeral 1 and the numeral 0 Computers recognise these two numerals as 1 meaning "ON" (like a light bulb) or 0 meaning "OFF" So... 10110011 would be... On, off, on, on, off, off, on, on The easiest way to learn about binary numbers it is to try counting on your fingers. A finger up is on (1) a finger down is off (0) See the video below to help you 
http://www.instructables.com/id/EasywaytocountinBinary1sand0s/

Hour of CodeDecember 7th13th


Getting involved with this years hour of code is a great way to start our maths page........why.......because the strategies and understanding of patterns that students must use for coding are the same that students must use in mathematics and problem solving......but when you're coding it just feels like you're playing games
So lets stop talking and lets start coding........click on any of the links below and smash that hour of code
And if you want to check out some other coding options, try these 3 free apps on your mobile device