Friday, January 23, 2015

Week of January 26th - 30th, 2015

Time in class to work on JES List/Loop/Drawing exercises, codingbat challenges
Review for final exam

Snow! no school. . . 


Review for final exam
Here's a link to The Guy Under The Car.
(If time allows, watch Steve Jobs' Stanford commencement address.)


Final exam!
JES List/Loop/Drawing exercises due at lunchtime

Begin new semester!
Who Are You? - a survey to help me know a little about you
Discuss rules and expectations, course outline, current events assignment
Give out Good Questions assignment, start in class - due Monday

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Week of Jan 19th - 23rd, 2015

The JES list, loop, and drawing exercises are due next Monday, Jan 26th.

Also, here's an article about replacing the Turing test with something better.

Martin Luther King Day holiday
You must email me a powerpoint or link to your Google Slides presentation by 11:59 PM tonight

Begin AI/Robotics presentations.

(group 2 current events
p1: Kusal, Alicia, Lamissa, Melina, Brandon, Serena, Katie, Nikki, Alona
p2: Meera, Donovan, Aliya, Anita, Sakik, Nicole, Olivia, Konrad, Ben)
Continue with presentations

Complete any remaining presentations
In remaining time, students can work on remaining list/loop/graphics project, codingbat worksheet
Give out review sheet for final exam

Rutgers tests, no class

Friday, January 9, 2015

Week of Jan 12th - 16th, 2015

1) You can download JES from here. We are using version 4.3.
2) The presentations will begin on Tuesday, Jan 20th.  You must email me a powerpoint or link to Google Slides by 11:59 PM on Monday, Jan 19th.

(You can turn Robotics/AI paper in today with a 3% penalty)
Review lists, range, loops and nested loops, complete and review in-class exercises.
Hand out loop homework, some class time to work on it
Start subroutine and parameters slides

Guessing Game challenges due

Complete subroutine and parameter slides
Do subroutine parameter exercises in class.
Introduce JES drawing APIs
Begin JES List and Graphics Challenges

(Group 1 current events:
p1: Anuj, Owen, Chris, Steph, Zonera, John, Brie, Jack, Keleb
p2: Mahmoud, Rachel, Sanjana, Lily, Keri, Lauren, Jackie, Grace, Mike, Katrina)
Loop homework due
Class time to work on JES List and Graphics Challenges

for today, read The Way of the Program - skip parts 1.9, 1.11. Know the difference between syntax, runtime, and semantic errors, the difference between formal and natural languages, and the vocabulary in 1.10.
Discuss subroutines that return values (known as functions)
Start codingbat worksheet

Continue with return values, codingbat