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CPU Fetch Decode Execute simulator for OCR A Level

CPUs work by following the fetch decode execute cycle. At Key Stage 3, students in the UK need to have a good idea of the process as a whole: The fetch decode execute cycle is the loop that CPUs constantly follow in order to get, understand and do each instruction in a program. At Key

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Musical micro:bit sings Happy Easter

This term in Computing Y8s have been looking at the ways that computers can store, manipulate and display images. Amongst other things, we’ve been using BBC micro:bits to create images, animations and games. One thing we didn’t get time to look at this term was the data representation of sound. Maplin (the people who sell

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Free tools for teaching data representation of images with python

In Computing atĀ KS3 in England, students have to learn how images can be stored and manipulated using binary data. Pupils should be taught to: …understand how instructions are stored and executed within a computer system; understand how data of various types (including text, sounds and pictures) can be represented and manipulated digitally, in the form

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