Monday, May 23, 2016

Week of May 23rd - 27th, 2016

Consolidate our understanding of the Variables, Expressions, etc worksheet

review concepts of loops, introduce break
begin Guessing Game challenges

Everyone working on Guessing Game challenges, code review


AI/Robotics Paper due at beginning of class, on paper and via Turnitin.  Remember to not include your citations list in the paper you submit to Turnitin.  Also remember that you will lose one point from your score for every point above 30% on the Turnitin similarity score.
Everyone working on Guessing Game challenges, code review

Introduce subroutines, parameters, returning values
Begin work on Codingbat challenges

Sunday, May 15, 2016

Week of May 16th - 20th, 2016

All students working on CodeCademy
Try to complete course 6, PygLatin, including use of raw_input(), by beginning of class on Wednesday.

shortened periods, pharmacy distance learning, 9:00 - 10:00
All students working on AI/Robotics paper or CodeCademy

Review CodeCademy materials, begin work on Variables, Expressions, Types, Input and Output project

Mr. J. will probably be taking a personal day today.
Everyone working on Variables, Expressions, Types, Input and Output project

Shortened periods, knee replacement distance learning: P1 7:35 - 8:10am, P2 8:12 - 8:45am
Review RUR-PLE test
Beyond that, we'll see how the time goes, probably wrap up project, those who are done can work on Robotics/AI paper.

Friday, May 6, 2016

Week of May 9th - 13th

Please register for CodeCademy here.  Click Sign Up (upper right corner).  Use your school email.  Then fill out this form with your username info, so that I can add you to the section.

Everyone working on part 2 of RUR-PLE exercises

Color Wars Dress-Up: Random Decade - 10th grade dresses for the 1980s
Last day for RUR-PLE exercises
People who are done should work on AI/Robotics paper
Give out RUR-PLE review sheet

Color Wars Superheroes vs Disney Day: 10th grade dresses like a Superhero
Group 4 current events:
P1: Stella, Angelina, Vithoria, Joelle
P2: Mikaela, Scott, Karlo, Taylor
Review for RUR-PLE test
Introduce Python, IDLE.  Everyone starts "Very First IDLE Exercises" worksheet.
Everyone registers for CodeCademy
Remember to log out of CodeCademy when you're done for the period!

Color Wars Surfer vs Pirates Day - 10th graders dress like Pirates
Test on RUR-PLE

Color Wars: Dress in Gray!
Shortened periods, everyone working on CodeCademy

Sunday, May 1, 2016

Week of May 2nd - 6th, 2016

(Interesting article on AI and Robotics:
The driverless truck is coming, and it’s going to automate millions of jobs)

Last day to work on Arduino lab

Review Arduino lab worksheet

Why Learn to Code?
Introduce RUR-PLE:

subroutine def

You can download RUR-PLE from here. Get the .exe for Windows, or the .dmg for OS X.

Group 3 AI/Robotics current events due:
P1: Katie P., Amy, Parth, Anvitha, Maya
P2: Trisha, Frank, Jack, Anna

for count in range() loop

Continue with RUR-PLE
conditionals if, if/else, if/elif/else, flowcharts
Everyone should have finished first problem set by the end of today's class

Review flowchart worksheet
Introduce RUR-PLE while loop
Continue with RUR-PLE

Friday, April 22, 2016

Week of April 25th - 29th, 2016

Continue with 5 jobs of an operating system: processor management, memory and storage management, device management, application interface, and user interface
User interface videos:

Introduce file names and paths.

Wrap up file names and paths.

Do hands-on OS with terminal window
Hand out review sheet for test on computer hardware, history, operating systems - Thursday, April 28th
Introduce Arduino, Sparkfun Inventor's Kit, begin Arduino labs


Group 2 AI/Robotics current events:
P1: Katherine I., Eric, Thomas, Carly, Jillian
P2: Amanda, James, Nicholas, Grace, Andrey

Continue with Arduino labs

Review for test
Continue with Arduino labs -- last day?  We shall see. . . 

test on computer hardware, history, operating systems
when finished, work on Robotics/AI paper

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Week of April 18th - 22nd, 2016

Personal day for Mr. Judkis
Begin work on Robotics/AI paper

Computer hardware vocab due (moved from Monday)
Begin signups for AI/Robotics presentations
Computer dissection


shortened periods - distance learning
Group 1 robotics/AI current events:
P1: Juliana, Emily, Kristen, Alex, Eddie
P2: Keely, Abby, Katie, Lauren, Neha
Introduce computer bus and bus services

Fetch/execute cycle

Experiment with the Visible Computer - Class handout
Discuss computer chips, Moore's Law
Video: How do they make computer chips? Zoom into a microchip  Photolithography
Discuss modern computer history: 1960s to today.

Complete computer hardware discussion:
Discuss how a disk drive works

Read "How Operating Systems Work" for today
Operating Systems vocabulary due
Introduce operating systems: two roles, five jobs of an operating system

Friday, April 8, 2016

Week of April 11th - 15th, 2016

Read "Cartoon Guide" through page 65 for today
Computer hardware basics - input, output, storage, processing worksheet in class
Begin discussing history of computers - Jacquard, Babbage, Lovelace, Hollerith
Videos: Babbage's Difference Engine
Give out computer hardware vocab sheet for next Monday

Finish "Cartoon Guide" for today
Review for midterm
Continue with history of computers: Babbage, Hollerith, WW II computers
Videos: The Queen of Code ENIAC SAGE

Midterm exam

Return midterms, go over any questions

Introduce 2nd marking period current events plan
Take survey
Take the rest of the period to study for midterms

JSUMC Rotation #5