Monday, May 23, 2016

Week of May 23rd - 27th, 2016

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Be sure to choose Python 2.7.11

Consolidate our understanding of the Variables, Expressions, etc worksheet
review concepts of loops, introduce break

Everyone working on Guessing Game challenges

Everyone working on Guessing Game challenges, code review
Last in-class time for this

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.

Introduce subroutine parameters, functions returning values

Begin work on Codingbat challenges.  To register, go to and create an account, by clicking on "Create Account" in the upper right-hand corner of the home page.  Use your school email as your ID.  Where it asks for your name, please enter your period, then your last name, then your first name, like this:
                   1 - Smith, John
Then, back on the home page, click "prefs".  At the bottom of the page, under Teacher Share, enter my email address,

Continue with Codingbat warmup-1 challenges
Introduce simple string operations and slicing, work on Codingbat string-1 challenges.
Guessing game challenges (with code review sheet) due by the end of lunchtime