Friday, March 22, 2019

Week of March 25th - 29th, 2019

Monday:
Review for loop, range(), subroutine definition
Introduce using color, subroutine parameters 
Begin work on individual turtle graphics projects

Tuesday:
(Homeroom only) breakfast party, thanks to Sarah!
Entire period to work on individual turtle graphics projects - due by the end of lunch on Thursday

Wednesday:
Group 4 current events due today:
per 1: Deeksha, Aleyna, Sarah, Parker, Molly
per 2: Regan, Molly, Maddy, Jess V., Reilly
Remember to enter your topic here and be sure no one else from your section is already doing it.


Reading for today:
Read the sections Boolean expressions, Logical operators, Conditional execution, Alternative execution, Chained conditionals, and Nested conditionals.  It will look intimidating at first but if you give it a chance you'll discover that it's quite straight-forward.  We'll learn how to handle runtime errors later on, but if you can't wait, read the Catching exceptions using try and except section as well.

Introduce boolean expressions, if, if/else, elif
Introduce while loop
Begin guessing game exercises

Thursday:
Everyone working on guessing game exercises

Friday:
JSUMC rotation

Individual turtle graphics projects due by the end of lunch on Friday

Friday, March 15, 2019

Week of March 18th - 22nd, 2019

Monday:
Everyone working on "Simple Python Calculation" project

Tuesday:
No class - JSUMC grand rounds
"Simple Python Calculation" due by the end of lunchtime today

Wednesday:

Group 3 current events due today:
P1: Debdij, Shannon, Aleia, Ahan, Julia
P2: Maggie, Mark, Thirth, Neo, Mary Cate
Remember to enter your topic here and be sure no one else from your section is already doing it. 

For today, read "The Way of the Program" and turn in vocabulary worksheet
Introduce turtle graphics
Interactive exercises graphics

Thursday:
Everyone working on turtle graphics project


Friday:
First python test.  Work on turtle graphics project when finished.

Friday, March 8, 2019

Week of March 11th - 15th, 2019

Monday:
Why learn to code?
Introduction to Python programming - input and output, arithmetic, types and expressions
You can download Python 3.7.2 from here.  It's free!
Here is a free Python textbook that can help you a lot.
Begin 'Using IDLE' worksheet.

Tuesday:
Continue with Python programming introduction.
'Using IDLE' worksheet due by the end of lunchtime
Begin work on 'Simple Python Expressions and Types' worksheet - finish for Wednesday's class

Wednesday:
(Shortened periods due to TEAM meetings)
Group 2 current events due today:
P1: Sahiti, Arielle, Albin, Grace, Jess M.
P2: Joe, Eric, Claudia, Sean, Alexa
Remember to enter your topic here and be sure no one else from your section is already doing it.
I'll give you some time to complete 'Expressions and Types' worksheet. Review 'Expressions and Types'

Thursday:
Medical Informatics Part 2 due at beginning of class, on paper and via turnitin.
Introduce Python input() and print()
Begin 'Simple Python Calculation' project

Friday:
JSUMC rotation

Friday, March 1, 2019

Week of March 4th - 8th, 2019

Monday:
Finish up any remaining pioneers presentations:
P1: Sahiti, Molly
P2: Sean, Regan, Madd, Jess, Claudia
Last class time to work on Medical Informatics presentations.

Tuesday:
Begin Medical Informatics presentations.
All groups must be ready to go at the beginning of class.


Wednesday:
Group 1 current events due today:
P1: Hazem, Rahul, Savi, Skylar, Perfecto
P2: Eva, Jack, Tyler, Judy, Abbi
Remember to enter your topic here and be sure no one else from your section is already doing it
Continue with Medical Informatics presentations

Thursday:

Wrap up Medical Informatics presentations
Remaining time will be spent working on part 2 of assignment.

Friday:
First JSUMC rotation

Friday, February 22, 2019

Week of February 25th - March 1st, 2019

Monday:
Pioneers project due at beginning of class, on paper and via Turnitin.
Look over test review sheet, answer any questions
Begin working on Medical Informatics - every group must create a Google presentation and share it with Mr. Judkis before the end of class.

Tuesday:
We are having a strange schedule today, due to an assembly from 8 to 9, so we are shifting the test and Pioneer presentations back a day.  Instead today will be for working on the Medical Informatics project.

Wednesday:
Test on analog/digital, internet, and computer security
Everyone working on Medical Informatics when done

Thursday:
Group 4 current events due today:
per 1: Deeksha, Aleyna, Sarah, Parker, Molly
per 2: Regan, Molly, Maddy, Jess V., Reilly
Work on Medical Informatics for the remaining time.

Friday:
Computer Pioneers presentations
"Drop Everything and Read"

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Week of February 18th - 22nd, 2019

Note that the Pioneers project is due on Monday, February 25th at the beginning of class, on paper and via turnitin.

Monday:
No school, President's Day holiday

Tuesday:
Homework for today is to read the following:



Videos (in class):


Wednesday:

JSUMC Orientation

Thursday:
Group 3 current events due today:
P1: Debdij, Shannon, Aleia, Ahan, Julia
P2: Maggie, Mark, Thirth, Neo, Mary Cate
Remember to enter your topic here and be sure no one else from your section is already doing it. 

Homework for today is to read the following:


Videos (in class):
Friday:
Give out review sheet for test next Tuesday on analog/digital, internet technology, and computer security.
Begin Medical Informatics project.  Each group must create a Google Slides presentation and share it with me before the end of the period.

Friday, February 8, 2019

Week of February 11th - 15th, 2019

Monday:
Homework due today: Read Secret Geek A-Team Hacks Back, Defends Worldwide Web and turn in this worksheet.
Also, here's an example of how big a deal a compromised DNS can be: Hackers Hijacked Bank's Entire Online Operation. At least read the first paragraph or two and see if you're interested.

Introduce Computer Pioneer project

Wrap up discussion of Internet technology
DNS Explained video

News report from 1981

Review: HTTP and HTML
Demonstrate HTTP with Firefox developer tools 

Tuesday:

Homework due today: Read How Target Figured Out a Teen Girl Was Pregnant Before Her Father Did
Begin unit 3: Google, cloud computing, dynamic web pages
Essential questions:
  • How does a search engine work?
  • What do companies like Google know about us, and what do they do with that information?
  • What is 'the cloud'?
Videos: 

Wednesday:
Group 2 current events due today:
P1: Sahiti, Arielle, Albin, Grace, Jess M.
P2: Joe, Eric, Claudia, Sean, Alexa

Remember to enter your topic here and be sure no one else from your section is already doing it.

Homework for today:
Read Cookie Monsters.

Complete discussion of cookies and dynamic web pages.
Video:
What They Know - Advertising Cookies and You (7:15)

If time remains, students can work on Computer Pioneers project.

Thursday:
Begin unit 4: Basic principles of computer security, malware, privacy, and cyberwar.  Essential Questions:
  • How does the pervasiveness of networked computers affect our personal safety and privacy?
  • How does the pervasiveness of networked computers affect our national security?



Friday:
No school, President's Day weekend