Thursday, March 24, 2016

Week of April 4th - 8th, 2016

Introduce Artificial Intelligence paper and presentation assignment.
begin Robotics/AI videos, as time allows:
Give out "How to solder" packet for Wednesday

Part 2 of Medical Informatics project due at beginning of class
Complete Robotics/AI videos, discussion

Group 4 current events:
P1: Stella, Angelina, Vithoria, Joelle
P2: Mikaela, Scott, Karlo, Taylor
Hand out Cartoon Guide to Computers - read p 47 - 65 for Monday.
Introduce Soldering: How To Solder video, in-class worksheet
Discuss basic electronics - circuits, resistors, capacitors, LEDs, transistors

soldering lab - build a blinky thing (technically it's called a multivibrator. . . )
JSUMC rotation #4

Friday, March 18, 2016

Week of March 21st - 25th, 2016

Last day to work on informatics presentations
Everyone must be ready to start presenting right away on Tuesday

Begin medical informatics presentations

Group 3 current events due:
P1: Katie P., Amy, Parth, Anvitha, Maya
P2: Trisha, Frank, Jack, Anna
Continue with medical informatics presentations

Class periods shortened for International Fair
Complete medical informatics presentations (if needed)
Class time to work on part II writeup

Spring break begins!

Thursday, March 10, 2016

Week of March 14th - 18th, 2016

Review for test on HTML, dynamic HTML, security - be prepared to ask questions about anything that you're not sure about.
When finished, work on medical informatics presentations

test on HTML, dynamic HTML, security
When finished, please complete survey on your security knowledge
then work on informatics presentations

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

All groups working on informatics presentations
Mr. J. will return feedback to all groups via email by Thursday morning

All groups working on informatics presentations - last class time today.
We will begin presenting on Monday.

JSUMC rotation #3

Friday, March 4, 2016

Week of March 7th - 11th, 2016


Query students on informatics preferences

Intro to computer algorithms:
Algorithm: "a process or set of rules to be followed in calculations or other problem-solving operations, especially by a computer." "In mathematics and computer science, an algorithm is a self-contained step-by-step set of operations to be performed." In other words, an algorithm is a very specific recipe. 

Security readings for today:
Students list ways to avoid getting malware on their computers.

Video (in class): 

Business Casual G-Men
Security readings for today:

Group 1 current events:
P1: Juliana, Emily, Kristen, Alex, Eddie
P2: Keely, Abby, Katie, Lauren, Neha

Video (in class): 
Security readings for today:

Tie up loose ends related to computer security discusssion.
Give out review sheet for test on Tuesday

Start Medical Informatics discussion:
In class, watch CBS News video: Charting A New Course
Students working in groups on medical informatics presentations. Each group must create a google slides presentation (no PowerPoint) and share it with Mr. J. by the end of the period.

Here are a bunch of resources to get you started.

JSUMC rotation