Friday, September 23, 2016

Week of September 26th - 30th, 2016

Note: I have decided to move the "computer pioneers" project due date to Tuesday, October 4th, at the beginning of class, on paper and via turnitin. 

Monday:
Wrap up computer security unit,  discuss:
Video (in class):

Pass out review sheet for Friday's test

Tuesday:
Introduce Medical Informatics unit and projects


All groups working on informatics project. Each group must create a google docs presentation and share it with Mr. J. by the end of the period
Some sources to start with are at:
https://sites.google.com/a/ctemc.org/judkis/medical-informatics

Wednesday:
JSUMC orientation

Thursday:
Group 3 current events:
per 1: Grace, Ayaan, Hania, Nick, Matt
per 2: Katya, Anusha, Hannah, Erin, Candace

Go over review sheet, answer questions in preparation for test
In time remaining, continue to work on Medical Informatics project.

Friday:
Test on binary/hex numbers, analog/digital information, internet technology, and computer security.


Friday, September 16, 2016

Week of September 19th - 23rd, 2016

Monday:
Homework - readings for today:
Review: HTTP and HTML
Begin discussion of Google, cloud computing, dynamic web pages

Videos: 
Demonstrate HTTP with Firefox developer tools

Tuesday:
Homework - reading for today:
Complete discussion of cookies and dynamic web pages.
Video:
Wednesday:
Homework:
group 2 current events:
p1:  Christina, Shai, Arsala, Kurt
p2: Willow, Jessica, Curran, Eshaan, Danish

readings for today:
Video: 5 of the Worst Computer Viruses Ever
Students list ways to avoid getting malware on their computers.


Thursday:
Homework - reading for today:
Video (in class): 
Friday:
Note: I have decided to move the "computer pioneers" project due date to Tuesday, October 4th, at the beginning of class, on paper and via turnitin. 

Homework - reading for today:
Security readings for today:
Please complete the Stronge Student Survey

Video (in class): 

Week of September 19th - 23rd, 2016

Monday:
Homework - readings for today:
Review: HTTP and HTML
Begin discussion of Google, cloud computing, dynamic web pages

Videos: 
Demonstrate HTTP with Firefox developer tools, Wireshark

Tuesday:
Homework - reading for today:
Complete discussion of cookies and dynamic web pages.
Video (in class):
Wednesday:
Homework:
group 2 current events:
p1:  Christina, Shai, Arsala, Kurt
p2: Willow, Jessica, Curran, Eshaan, Danish

readings for today:
Video (in class):
Students list ways to avoid getting malware on their computers.



Thursday:
Homework - reading for today:
Video (in class): 

Friday:
Homework - reading for today:
Video (in class): 


Friday, September 9, 2016

Week of September 12th - 16th, 2016

Monday:
homework due at the beginning of class: binary/hex worksheet
Continue discussing digital representation of sounds and images, digital cameras, CAT scans
Links:

Tuesday:
Continue with digital representation of sounds and images


Give out internet vocab sheet - due Thursday

Wednesday:
homework due at the beginning of class: Group 1 current events
Remember to enter your topic here and be sure no one else from your section is already doing it.
P1: Ridhima, Dienye, Abigail, Sarah, Daniela
P2: Liza, Sydney, Adriana, Subhan, Dante


Wrap up digital representation of images and sounds, CAT scan


Begin internet discussion of internet history and technology
Discuss internet try-at-home - due Friday.  Links to instructions are below under Friday's entry.

Videos: 

Thursday:
homework due at the beginning of class: Internet vocabulary.  

Introduce Computer Pioneer project
Continue discussion of internet history and technology

Friday:
homework due at the beginning of class: 
Read Secret Geek A-Team Hacks Back, Defends Worldwide Web and turn in this worksheet. 
Also do TCP/IP try-at-home for Windows 7, and Mac OS/X.  Windows 10 users, this page may be helpful if you can't figure out how to get telnet to work.  Also:
  1. whatismyipaddress.com shows a less detailed map than it used to.  Also try http://www.ipfingerprints.com/ and http://addgadgets.com/ipaddress/ and see if your results are different.
  2. if you were interested in tracert (called traceroute on Mac), you might want to play around with servers around the world like w2.vatican.va (the Vatican) and sina.cn (China).  You might also want to try the visual traceroute tool at http://www.monitis.com/traceroute/
Wrap up discussion of internet history and technology.
DNS Explained video

Friday, September 2, 2016

Welcome to Principles of Computer Technology, Fall 2016!

Wednesday:
Welcome! Please take this survey to help me know a little about you
Discuss rules and expectations, course outline, current events assignment

Thursday:
homework for the beginning of class today: register for turnitin, bring back parent/guardian contact information sheet
Ones and zeroes: introduce binary/hex numbers

Friday:

homework for the beginning of class today: "Good Questions" due
Complete binary/hex numbers discussion, give out binary/hex worksheet - due Monday
Begin discussing digital representation of sounds and images, digital cameras, CAT scans

from http://stephenslighthouse.com/2010/12/18/google-classic/


















Thursday, June 9, 2016

Week of June 13th - 17th, 2016

Review sessions will be offered Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 2:30 to 4:00 for anyone who wants to go over anything before the test.  You can sign up in advance, or just show up at 2:30.  If you cannot make an after school session but want some extra help, please talk to Mr. J. and we will work something out.

Monday:

AI/Robotics presentations are due by 4:00 AM Monday morning.  Either email Mr. J. a powerpoint file or share a Google Slides presentation with him by then.  Please give your presentation a name like "Jones per2".  Everyone must be ready to go at the beginning of class.
Begin AI/Robotics presentations.

Tuesday:

Continue with presentations

Wednesday:

Drawing with Processing.py - sketch due by the end of lunchtime today
Finish up presentations, begin in-class review

Thursday:

Continue with in-class review
Here is the Guy Under the Car story

Friday:
Final exam, media center, 8:30 to 10:30

Monday, June 20th:

Steve Jobs' 2005 graduation speech at Stanford


Friday, June 3, 2016

Week of June 6th - 10th, 2016

There will be a review session this Wednesday, June 8th, starting at 2:30 and going as long as you want. The AI/Robotics presentations will be on June 13th, 14th, and 15th. Our final will be on June 17th.

Monday:
In-class time to work on drawing with Processing.py

Tuesday:
No class -  trip to Ellis Island

Wednesday:
Interactive programing with Processing.py
Last day to turn in Python list challenges
review session after school

Thursday:
Interactive programing with Processing.py

Friday:
No class - Rutgers test