Homework Idea – What are Binary Numbers?

Homework Idea – Alternate Number Systems – Base 2 – Encourage your students to explore the Binary Number System. Base 2 is really easy using fingers.

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Teaching Binary Code

Alternate Number Bases

Teaching Binary Code is Actually Very Easy

Alternate Number Systems are really interesting and I make sure I expose all my students to them at some point in the school year. But, as you all know, curriculums around the world are overcrowded so I tend to set exploring binary as a homework task and then explore it more in class.

Here are a few teaching ideas I’ve found work to make the job a little easier.

Task: Working with a partner, use the Comic Strip Explaining How to Count in Binary on your Fingers to explore the Base 2 number system. You will know you are finished this task when you can explain the 11 jokes on this page. 😉

Teaching Binary Code is Actually Very Easy


Teaching Binary Code is Actually Very Easy

Counting in Binary Game

Once you have the basic principles of binary under control you should be ready to attack this Online Binary Code Game.

Teaching Binary Code is Actually Very Easy