2014 Fall Exploring CS

This is an archive of our Fall 2014 Exploring CS Class work.  You can find the latest class by the Exploring CS tab at the top.  Website links and assignments will vary so some material is likely be out of date.  Check in with Mr. Bergquist if you have any questions.

DateGoal*, Work Due & ExamsClass Activities
Best luck 2nd Semester! It's been a fun class. Have a great 2nd Semester!!.
Hope to see you in future CS classes!

If you'd like to try more programing over the summer, check out Code.org & codecademy.com
Best of luck with computing in your future!
Consider our other CS classes at Garfield too!!

Consider sharing your Final Assignment with Adults in your life to help you make progress toward your career goal. And consider our Skills Centers and summer intro classes - talk to your counselor or me for more details.
Wednesday 2/28
Final Block Day!
Have a great 2nd Semester!!
Complete all 3 pars of the Final Careers Assignment DUE today in class.

When you have finished all 3 parts, please show them to Mr. Bergquist for length check and sign off. Assemble all three parts into one document, place it in our class's "FINAL" folder, and name the file "Final" followed by name, like "Final - Lisa". Thanks!

Just in case: Final Computing & Careers Assignment Instructions in one printable PDF. (Mr. Bergquist has prints out if you need one)
Link The Future with Holograms - what do you think?

Final Parts I, II & III Due by End of day TODAY Wednesday, Jan 28th:
- Part 1: Connecting with Computer Science - Warm up & Review (at least half a page)
- Part 2: Your Career Aspirations (at least 1 page)
- Part 3: Computing in the Workplace (at least 1 page)
(Saving instructions at the left)

Tuesday
1/27
Finish all 3 parts of the Final Careers Assignment

Start work on Part 3: Computing in the Workplace (at least 1 page)

Today: Make sure to have at least Parts I & II in our class folder by end of class. Show Mr. Bergquist it is in the folder.

Final Parts I, II & III Due by End of class on Wednesday, Jan 28th:
- Part 1: Connecting with Computer Science - Warm up & Review (at least half a page)
- Part 2: Your Career Aspirations (at least 1 page)
- Part 3: Computing in the Workplace (at least 1 page)
Introducing Part 3: Computing in the Workplace (at least 1 page)

Finish up on all 3 parts of the Final Careers Assignment

Today: Make sure to have at least Parts I & II in our class folder by end of class. Show Mr. Bergquist it is in the folder.
Wednesday, all parts including Part III due, it's the last day of class!
Monday
1/26
Final Week of First Semester
Explore your future career and determine a good path to achieve it and the technology you will need along the way.
Complete Final Part 2: Your Career Aspirations
Make sure Part 1: Connecting with Computing is done.
(when done let Mr. Bergquist know)

A few of you still need to get your sign off on your completed Pong game in Scratch. Make sure it meets the Rubrick & get it signed off! Thanks.
Preparing for your Future with Computer Science
Work on Final Part 2: Your Career Aspirations

Make sure Part 1: Connecting with Computing is done. (when done let Mr. Bergquist know)

All 3 Parts of Final Due Friday, Jan 28th by 3pm (full details).
Wednesday & Friday
1/21 & 23
Complete and Sign off on Pong. Start our Final Careers Assignment

FIRST: Complete your Pong game in Scratch. Make it your own & get it signed off!
- Check it against the Rubrick
- Share it with another class member
- Then ask to have it signed off - 20 class points. No regrades, make sure it is good before you call me.

Check your grade in the Source, make sure you are not missing any sign off's

Start in on our Final Careers Assignment in 3 Parts:
0) Make Sure you have Pong game Signed off
1) Complete Final Part 1: Connecting with Computing
2) Get going on: Final Part 2: Your Career Aspirations
3) When done, start Part 3: Computing in the Workplace
All three parts are due Wed Jan 28th, but let's get it finished sooner!!
Final Computing & Careers Documentation (PDF)

Link World Tech Update - CES 2015
Link World Tech Update - Cool Concept Cars
Link Breakout Startup - ModBot
(More Tech Videos)

Introduction to our Final Careers Assignment in 3 Parts

FIRST: Complete your Pong game in Scratch. Make it your own & get it signed off!
- Check it against the Rubrick
- Share it with another class member
- Then ask to have it signed off - 20 class points. No regrades, make sure it is good before you call me.

Start your Final Careers Assignment in 3 Parts:
0) Make Sure you have Pong game Signed off
1) Complete Final Part 1: Connecting with Computing
2) Get going on: Final Part 2: Your Career Aspirations
3) When done, start Part 3: Computing in the Workplace
All three parts are due Wed Jan 28th, but let's get it finished sooner!!
Wed 6/4
25 Minute Periods - Speaker
Industry Visit to learn more about Robotics research and the new MakerSpace coming to Seattle.

SODO MakerSpace / FabLab Open House:
Saturday, June 7th 4 - 10pm at 1914 Occidental Ave S
Suggested Donation: $10

Much thanks to Gabriel for speaking to all our classes!
Preview for Seniors: Final Careers Assignment in 3 Parts
Introducing for Seniors:
Final Careers Assignment in 3 Parts

Job Stats and Tips on Getting a job
Tuesday 1/20
use conditionals in Scratch to form a Pong game.
Complete your Pong game in Scratch. Make it your own!!
- Check it against the Rubrick
- Share it with another class member
- Then ask to have it signed off - 20 class points.

Get any outstanding projects signed off. (Combine them to get them done)
Complete your Pong game in Scratch. Make it your own!!
- Check it against the Rubrick
- Share it with another class member
- Then ask to have it signed off - 20 class points.
Friday 1/15
Block
Explain testing and debugging practices and develop strategies to identify & fix bugs

As a team:
1) complete and turn in: the Scratch Debug Activity Sheet
2) Create your own Debug Problem in Scratch and Save to our Shared class folder - Start its name with "Debug"

3) Further develop your Pong game - follow these guidelines.
4) Share your Pong program - show it to class members!.
Quick Review Scratch Programming Concepts
1) Group Activity: Debugging code:
Scratch Debug It! Exercise
2) Group Activity: Create Your Own Debug Example, save it in our class S Dubug Problem folder.
3) Further develop your Pong game - follow these guidelines.
4) Share your Pong program - show it to class members!
Tuesday 1/13 &
Wednesday 1/14 (Short)
use conditionals in Scratch to form a Pong game, adding events to end the game.

Further design a Pong game:
+ Detect End of Game based on Score
+ Use an Event to communicate to other Sprites and Stage to stop motion and stop the game
+ Try adding a nice Final Stage that celebrates the winner
+ Make sure to state who is the winner!!
Broadcasting Events help page... but again a Demo will help more...

Broadcast Events and Determing a Winner: (Demo Programs & their code) continues from yesterday's two examples
- Broadcast a Message (Scratch code)
- Magic Variable Game (Scratch code)

Please take our Women in Technology Attitudes Survey   (Details)-  Thanks
Monday 1/12Add Variables & Conditionals to track Scores in Scratch to form a Pong game.

Further design a Pong game
From your Scratch conditionals worksheet, you should have changed your Cat to a bal, got your paddles moving, and added random motion to your ball, now you are ready for the goal...
Continue to create a Pong game in Scratch.
+ Add Scoring Variables
+ Add the two thin bar goals (Sprites) at each end of the screen
+ When the goal is touched
. 1) Increase the appropriate Score by one
. 2) Move the ball back to the center of the screen
. 3) I advise that you change the ball's angle randomly, so it does not head straight back
+ Play with this to see how to make it more interesting.

Get any outstanding projects signed off. (Combine them to get them done)
Quick Review Scratch Programming Concepts
Further design a Pong game
Variables help page... but a demo will help more

Variables & Increasing a Score: (Demo Programs & their code)
- Pick a Variable (Scratch code)
- Update a Variable (Scratch code)
Friday 1/9use conditionals in Scratch to form a Pong game.

Sign off on your Art, Dance Party, & About Me Scratch Projects all signed off.
Complete Scratch conditionals
Further design of your Pong game
Transforming our Cat Conditionals (Scratch conditionals) into a Pong Game...
Further design a Pong game
Wed 1/7
(Block)
Discover conditionals in Scratch.

- Get your sign off on your Scratch "About Me", "Animation Dance Party" and "Art Project" assignments. Should be completed today.
- Complete: Scratch conditionals
Programming Concepts
Introducing Conditionals & Demo!
if (you pay attention)
- You will learn to use conditionals
else
- You will be confused ;-)
Check out the Boolean Expressions and Conditions reference Pages for details.
PDF File work on: Scratch conditionals

STEM Out! Saturday, February 7, 2015 - for girls interested in computer science & technology, sponsored by Amazon.com & PSCSTA at UW. Spread the word.
Tuesday 1/6Complete some starter projects by programming in Scratch & Sharing Code.

Get sign off on your Art Project in Scratch!, Animation Dance Party, & "About Me" Scratch Projects. (last day for sign off is Wednesday)

Then Try Reusing and Remixing: Make a copy of another Student's code and change it to make it your own.

Tomorrow we will start work on: Scratch conditionals (print off a copy)
Discussing Programming Concepts
Complete your: Art, Dance Party, & About Me Scratch Projects

Then Try Reusing and Remixing: Make a copy of another Student's code and change it to make it your own.

??Any students from Intro to CS??: Complete a Project Plan to do instead of the smaller projects and the Pong Game we will be working on next. Turn this in for sign off.
Monday 1/5
Welcome Back
Complete some starter projects by programming in Scratch & Sharing Code

Save a Copy of your best starter Scratch Program to: My Computer > S: > embergquist > Writeable > Exploring CS> Period 1 or 3> Scratch Shared Project - with your name in the file name TODAY.

Complete and get your sign off on: (most should be done)
- "About Me"
- Animation Dance Party
- Create an Art Project in Scratch!

Done? Reusing and Remixing: Make a copy of another Student's code and change it to make it your own.

Introducing Programming Concepts

Save a Copy of your best starter Scratch Program to: My Computer > S: > embergquist > Writeable > Exploring CS> Period 1 or 3> Scratch Shared Project - with your name in the file name TODAY.

Reusing and Remixing: Make a copy of another Student's code and change it to make it your own.
Friday 12/19 (35 min)
Have a Great Winter Break & Happy Holidays!
Complete some starter projects by programming in Scratch.

Complete and get your sign off on: (you should have a couple done)
- "About Me"
- Animation Dance Party
- Create an Art Project in Scratch!
Complete and get signed off on your starter Scratch projects.
When we get back we will start seeing how these apply to our Programming Concepts.
Wednesday
12/17 Block
Create an Art project by programming in Scratch.


- Get your sign off on "About Me" & Animation Dance Party assignments.

Create an Art Project in Scratch!

Be proud, here's our Mayor Murray visits Garfield HS for the Hour of Code post!
Link World Tech Update - 4th Dec Amazon Robots & a Solar Powered City.
More? World Tech Update - 11th Dec Playstation, Lasers & iPhones.

Intro to:Create an Art Project in Scratch!
First - check out fellow students' Scratch Projects for ideas
And these Samples too:
- Square Circle
- Build a Band
- Automatic Drawing
PDF FileGuides for these Samples to try.
Tuesday 12/16Demonstrate knowledge of HTML and CSS in the quiz.

- Complete and Sign off on: Scratch "About Me" project - show to Mr Bergquist for sign off.
- Continue on your: "Animation Dance Party" in Scratch
Q&A: Scratch & HTML/CSS??

Quiz: HTML & Website design

Afterward:
- Complete Scratch "About Me" project
- Continue your "Animation Dance Party" in Scratch

How does Animation Work?
Get animating in Scratch with the: "Dance Party" project
Link How Computer Animation is accomplished
Monday 12/15Create your About Me animation in Scratch!.

Check out some Scratch Programs:
- On the Scratch Site
- From previous Exploring CS classes
Gather some ideas on what you want to do with Scratch?

Start Your "About Me" Collage - use the version of Scratch on our Computers, not the online version.

Review your HTML & CSS Review Sheet - you can use it on the HTML/CSS Quiz on Tuesday. Ask a classmate or me if you need verify your answers.

Creating in Scratch Video
Scratch "About Me" Samples:
- Simple One
- Cool One

Big Thanks to both our classes - Mayor Ed Murray had a great visit with our class Friday.
(I will post photos soon)
- FaceBook Post (this will only work outside of class)

Garfield Dawgbotics ranks 1st in League Robotics Competition!
Friday 12/12Learn more about programing through the The Hour of Code.

Try more Coding Activities :
- Try one of the Scratch Hour of Code Activities. We will be using Scratch starting next week.
- Check out the "Make your own apps or games" activities. Try pair-wise coding work with a friend.
- Make sure you have completed our Hour Of Code Summary Reflection form.
The Hour of Code is up to 70 Million participants!

3rd Period: Share your experience coding with our Seattle Mayor, Ed Murray.
- Demonstrate your Coding Activities and tell him what you think of coding.
- Help him solve some puzzles
- Ask questions about how the Mayor uses technology
- Try some more Coding Activities yourself.
Wednesday 12/10
Block
Explore programing through the The Hour of Code.

Coding Activities
Try these:
1) Start with:
. - Code with Emma & Elsa OR
. - Angry Birds - Your first Computer Program

2) Then try an Game like: Make Flappy Game see if you can make a really cool version and share it with classmates.
3) If you want to try out programming a mobile device, pick a partner to code with, check out a tablet, and try MIT App Inventor - requires a Google Account (Our App Inventor Page may be easier to use).
4) Share what you try with a classmate

IMPORTANT:
- Make sure to fill out our Hour of Code Check Off page as you work.
- At the end of the period, fill out our Hour Of Code Summary form, before you leave class.
The Hour of Code
Try some coding puzzles. Let's look at the Coding Activities

IMPORTANT:
- Make sure to fill out our Hour of Code Check Off page as you work.
- At the end of the period, fill out our Hour Of Code Summary form, before you leave class.

Pick up the Permission forms for Friday 3rd period, if you need a copy. Here's online copies:
- SPS Photo/Video Release - to be photographed with the Mayor.
- Code.org Talent Release - to be videotaped by Code.org.
Tuesday 12/9Review your knowledge of HTML and CSS.

Complete your: HTML & CSS Review Sheet

Review HTML & CSS, we will have a short quiz (12 points) on Wednesday or next week??
Complete your: HTML & CSS Review Sheet

Half-way through class we will Go over the answers to HTML & CSS Review Sheet together.
Monday 12/8Review your classmates' websites and help us all improve our "starter" Websites. Complete the HTML & CSS Review Sheet

Your Starter Website Project is due; make sure your code is in your class folder.
Help Improve our Starter Website Projects!
A. Checkout your classmates' Websites and Review the Rubric (grading)with them.
B. Help them fix up their sites.
C. Fill out the HTML & CSS Review Sheet - due Tuesday to review for our Quiz.
Welcome to Computer Science Education Week!
What Most Schools Don't Teach
Welcome to Hour of Code Week! (last year' video)
Important Computer Science Birthdays:
Dec 9th - Grace Hopper - 40's Computer Scientist coined the word Bug & helped create Cobol.
Dec 10th - Ada Lovelace - Author of the first program (algorithm) ever written in the 1840's!

We will be doing the Hour of Code, later this week. Bring your Headphones!

Fill out the HTML & CSS Review Sheet - due Tuesday to review for our Quiz.
Friday 12/5
Review your classmates' websites and help us all improve our "starter" Websites.

Your Starter Website Project is due today; make sure your code is in your class folder.
Help Improve our Starter Website Projects!
A. Checkout your classmates' Websites and Review the Rubric (grading)with them.
B. Help them fix up their sites.
C. Fill out the HTML & CSS Review Sheet - due Friday to review for our Quiz.

In case you need it Adding Navigation in a Table:
+ W3Schools: Tables
Sample Navigation pages to use as a template for navigation - view their source and try them out: navdemopage.html / navsecondpage.html / navthirdpage.html / updated: test-style.css / Garfield Bulldog Image (images can go in your folder too!)
Your Starter Website Project is due today; make sure your code is in your class folder.

Finish & Improve our Starter Website Projects
A. Checkout your classmates' Websites and Review the Rubric (grading)with them.
B. Help them fix up their sites.
C. Fill out the HTML & CSS Review Sheet - due Friday to review for our Quiz.
Wednesday 12/3Create a "starter" Website using HTML & CSS.

Work on and complete your Starter Website Project - 30 Big Project Points DUE Friday 5th Dec.
** Please make sure your navigation is working for check in. **

Nearly complete? Check out your classmates' Websites and Review the Rubric (grading)with them. Help them fix up their sites for full credit.

Complete done? Start our HTML & CSS Review Sheet for our Quiz next week.
Link World Tech Update - 30th Oct
Link More? World Tech Update - 6th Nov (may need to view on YouTube)

Work on and complete your Starter Website Project
A. Please prioritize getting your navigation from page to page working for check in.
B. Check out your classmates' Websites and Review the Rubric (grading)with them.
C. Help them fix up their sites for full credit.
D. Complete done? Start our HTML & CSS Review Sheet for our later Quiz.
Monday & Tuesday
12/1 & 2
Work on your "starter" Website

Starter Website Project - 30 Big Project Points should be done by Friday at the latest.
Make sure you have your Starter Site Design Sheet signed off to get full credit!!

When you are Done, show your Website to a classmate and have them help check for completeness!! Including correct HTML & CSS!
DEMO: Adding Navigation in a Table:
+ W3Schools: Tables
Sample Navigation pages to use as a template for navigation - view their source and try them out: navdemopage.html / navsecondpage.html / navthirdpage.html / updated: test-style.css / Garfield Bulldog Image (images can go in your folder too!)

Review Rubric for Starter Website Project

MAKE SURE YOUR Talking about Online Safety Project IS TURNED IN. (talk to me if you don't have it in yet and explain.)
Wednesday 11/26
Happy Thanksgiving!
Create your "starter" Website

Complete your Starter Site Design Sheet before you start coding, get checked off, and then...
Starter Website Project - 30 Big Project Points due date Friday 5th December.
(the CSS added to your Celebrity Webpage & Your Celebrity HTML web page should be signed off.)

LAST DAY TO TURN IN YOUR Talking about Online Safety Project IS MONDAY, DEC 1st. After that it becomes a zero.
Adding Navigation in a Table:
+ W3Schools: Tables
Sample Navigation pages to use as a template for navigation - view their source and try them out: navdemopage.html / navsecondpage.html / navthirdpage.html / updated: test-style.css / Garfield Bulldog Image (images can go in your folder too!)

Start Work on: Starter Website Project - 30 Project Points Due Friday the 5th December.
Tuesday 11/25Sketch the design of a "starter" Website

Sign off on the CSS added to your Celebrity Webpage

Start filling in the details of your Starter Site Design Sheet - complete before starting on HTML.

We will go over this on Wednesday, this is our demo sample of a Starter Website:
navdemopage.html
Link Starter Website Project - 30 Project Points due Friday 9th May.
PDF File Starter Site Design Sheet - complete before starting
Link Sample Student Websites
+ Updated links on our Adding CSS page - check some out.
+ More details on Styling using Id's & classes (optional).

Sample HTML: You can download these three files to your folder: testpage.html / Gar_Bulldog.jpg / test-style.css
Monday 11/24Add color and style to your web page with CSS

Get Your Celebrity HTML web page signed off and finish adding CSS to your page. Make sure all is saved in your folder in our Class Period folder. Should be completed today!

NEXT: Starter Website Project - 30 Project Points!
PDF File Starter Site Design Sheet - complete before starting
Finish Adding an External CSS file to your Celebrity Webpage
Resources:
W3 Schools: Basics of CSS Reference Pages
Recall the Sample HTML from Wednesday... now here's its Sample CSS page - view its source:cssdemopage.html

Here's our Color Chart (from previous work) so you can customize your colors.
Link Background reading on stylesheets

Then get started on your Starter Website Project - 30 Project Points! by filling out the Starter Site Design Sheet - complete before starting!
Friday 11/21Add color and style to your web page with CSS

Get Your Celebrity HTML web page signed off and then...
Add Styling to your Celebrity page, Add an External CSS file (instructions) - this should be done by Monday.

Done? Look at the Design pages to get ideas for your Starter Website project, we will start on Wednesday.

Make sure you Turned in the Project (now late, see source):
- Talking about Online Safety Project


Introducing CSS:
Don't Fear the Internet: Adding CSS Video (sorry it's long)
W3 Schools: Basics of CSS
Sample CSS page - view its source:cssdemopage.html

Your Task (follow the instructions - show me how you do)
Link Adding an External CSS file
Here's our Color Chart (seen this before?) you can customize your colors.

Link Background reading on stylesheets
Wednesday 11/19Create HTML to build your web page
Complete & get signed off on Your Celebrity web page. Make sure it is saved in your folder in our Class Period folder.

Link Adding an External CSS file
Use the Color Chart to customize your colors.

Done Early Try adding a Table or other HTML features

Make sure you Turned in the Project (now late, see source):
- Talking about Online Safety Project

Make Up Mid-Term Exam today.
Review HTML Q&A - how is it going?
Tuesday 11/18Create HTML to build your web page
Create Your Celebrity web page - how are you doing? Use all the resources from Monday's entry!

Copy & Paste your work to NotePad++
(see: Getting Started with HTML)
Saving your work:
1 - Use "Save As" to navigate to our S: Drive class period folder
2 - Create a new Folder (upper folder icon), name the folder your name and Open it
3 - change the file format to Hyper Text Markup Language .html
4 - then you can "Run in" Firefox to see your webpage in a browser
How are you doing on Your Celebrity web page? This presentation will help to finish it...
HTML Details

W3Schools HTML site Use the "Try it Yourself" button:
- Links
- Images
- Lists

What are you interested in for Computer Science Week (Dec 7-13)? What kind of speaker would you like?? Any professionals you know of?
Monday 11/17Create HTML to build your web page.

Today's Assignment: Create Your Celebrity web page
- Start with the W3Schools HTML site Introduction - check out the "try it yourself" green boxes, and then copy the code to your HTML page in Notepad++...
- Getting Started with HTML in NotePad++
Web Design - HTML!
- HTML - Hamburger Text Markup Language
- Getting Started from Scratch Part 1: HTML

Intro to Web Pages & HTML (start with Videos)

Demo of Creating an HTML file using Notepad (see: Getting Started with HTML)

Resources: W3Schools HTML site - check out the "try it yourself" green boxes - good practice.
Friday 11/14Getting ready for Web Design, looking behind your favorite sites.

+ Take a look at some of your favorite Websites using those instructions: Webpages: Looking behind the scenes in Firefox

- Make sure your Browser & Website Survey Lab is turned in or signed off.
- Last reminder: make sure to turn in your Talking about Online Safety Project today (2 days late).

+ Quarter Grades are in the Source - out tonight.
Web Design Warm Up:
- How do you like to learn new computer skills?
- What makes a good website? What are your examples.

Videos from "Don't Fear the Internet":
- Website Design - Not Tubes
- Don't fear the Browser - We watched this Monday, but it's worth looking again...
- Take a look at some of your favorite Websites using those instructions: Webpages: Looking behind the scenes in Firefox

Next week we will start creating our own HTML & CSS!
Wed 11/12
Block
Assess all we have learned about Computers, Data, the Internet, Online Safety & Search. And then...
Use a variety of Web Browsers and discover differences in Websites.
Mid-Term Exam! (30 Quiz points)

- Class Investigation: Browser & Website Survey Lab exercise (10 Points)
Worksheet Version (PDF)
- Try: Webpages: Looking behind the scenes
+ Think of a subject with paragraph a couple paragraphs of text for you to create a webpage.
Get out your notes it's time for our Mid-Term Exam! (30 Quiz points)
When you are done, go to the lab, relax a bit then start on...
Browser & Website Survey Lab exercise - pick a partner to do this with if you like! (10 Classroom points) Finish up today.
Friday get ready for starting Web Design...

If you are late, make sure to turn in your Talking about Online Safety Project today (late).
Monday 11/10Reflecting on talking about Online Safety and starting to think about Web Site designs.
- Talking about Online Safety Project DUE TODAY - get it written up and turned in today. (If you do not have it, complete it over Veteran's day and turn it in Wednesday for only 10% loss of points).
- Review for Wednesday's Mid-Term Quiz: Study Guide
- If you are done with everything, start your class investigation: Browser & Website Survey Lab exercise.
You can take a look at some of those websites using the tool
Webpages: Looking behind the scenes in Firefox - see the code behind some of your favorite webpages.

NOTE: Wednesday: Mid Term Quiz
Turn in your Talking about Online Safety Project on time, DUE TODAY. - you will have some time to work on it today. (If you do not have it done, complete it over Veteran's day and turn it in Wednesday for only 10% loss of points).
+ Wednesday's Mid-Term Quiz: Study Guide Make sure to bring your old handouts and any notes for Wednesday's quiz!

Our next Unit: Web Design
Video: Don't fear the Browser
- If you are done with everything, start your class investigation: Browser & Website Survey Lab exercise and take a look at some of those websites using the tool (you will be working on this after the Mid-Term on Wednesday).

Friday 11/7
End of Quarter
Assess all we have learned about Computers, Data, the Internet, Online Safety & Search.

Talking about Online Safety Project over the weekend. DUE Monday, Nov 10th - be prepared. If you are done, work on your write up!

Done: start work on Browser & Website Survey Lab exercise (10 Classroom points) - pick a partner to do this with, you can compare things on your two screens! if you like! Finish this up on this Friday and get ready for Web Design when we are back from break!
Mid Term Quiz Next Wednesday 11/12 (30 Points):
- Computer Components (6 points)
- Data Representation (10 points)
- Operating Systems (2 Points)
- Online Security & Safety (7 Points)
- Internet & Search (6 Points)
Study Guide
Note: Answers & Questions from Jeopardy! You can copy these to your notes, but you can NOT just print this out for the quiz, OK? Thanks.

What is most important about OnLine Safety to you? Make sure to include it in your...
Talking about Online Safety Project DUE Monday, Nov 10th - be prepared.

Next: On to the Web Design: Browser & Website Survey Lab exercise (10 Classroom points)
Wed 11/5
Block
Review previous material from Components of a Computer, Digital Data, Online Safety & the Internet.

- If you are missing the The Internet & Search Worksheet - please find it and bring it over when you are done to participate in the review!!

Make sure you have your notes for your Talking about Online Safety Project . Paper is due, Monday 11/10.

After Jeopardy check out the: Midterm Quiz
Study Guide
Midterm Review continues! for next Wednesday
- Components of a Computer
- Let's check out the highlights of our Data Representations presentation.
- The 9 Most Important Differences Between Macs And PCs
- The Internet & Search Worksheet

"Would you like to play a game?" -WOPPR
Let's not play Tic Tac Toe...
It's time for Jeopardy!!

Reminder: Talking about Online Safety Paper - 10 Project Points. Due Monday, 11/10 (10 Project points).
Tuesday 11/4Preparing your Talk about Online Safety with others & Study for Mid Term Exam.

Prepare for your Talking about Online Safety Project paper. The final paper will be due the Monday, Nov 10th for full points. Use our class presentations and notes.

Last call for: The Internet & Search Worksheet for teams, make sure to turn it in or save to our Writable Exploring CS Folder.
Binary Warm Up
Mid Term Quiz Next Wednesday 11/12 (30 Points):
- Computer Components (6 points)
- Data Representation (10 points)
- Operating Systems (2 Points)
- Online Security & Safety (7 Points)
- Internet & Search (6 Points)

Reviewing today:
- Digital Data Quest
- Choosing a Good Password Worksheet (any late entries?)

Reminder: Talking about Online Safety Paper - 10 Project Points. Due Monday, 11/10 (10 Project points).
Monday 11/3
Explore & present additional ways to maintain Online Safety & Security.

Talking about Online Safety Project paper will be due a week from Monday, Nov 10th (10 Big Project points). Feel free to gather material to share from our class presentations and notes.

Make sure your The Internet & Search Worksheet is turned in.
Improving your security: Google Two Step Verification - Why is this better? Many sites have the feature; will you consider it??

Introducing our next Project: Talking about Online Safety Project paper, paper will be due Monday, Nov 10th (10 Big Project points).

Midterm Next week, Wednesday after Veteran's day
Start of Midterm Reviewing Solutions: (Take note of corrections, it's an open note test)
- WarGames Worksheet

Let's make sure we have copies of your Internet & Search Worksheet
And any late entries for the Digital Data Quest? We are going over these tomorrow. Check the source.
Friday
Block
10/31
Happy Halloween!
Understand how the basics of how Internet & online Search work.

Partner Work: The Internet & Search Worksheet - Save to our Writable Exploring CS Folder or turn in paper copy today.

When you are done, you can start preparing for your Talking about Online Safety Project paper. Feel free to assemble material from class notes & last week's group presentations - use the list you made Wednesday! Due in a week.

Check the Source & Make sure you have all your Assignments turned in. Especially the WarGames Worksheet.
Review of How Does the Internet Work?
About Google, Search & Ads:
- Explore a Google Data Center
- How Google Search works?
- How Google Ads work?

Partner Assignment: The Internet & Search Worksheet. PDF Version or download this Word .doc Version - make sure to save it to our shared folder or turn it in.
Additional videos are on Today's worksheet to help:
- Review How The Internet works in 5 Minutes
- More Details: How Internet Search Works
- Search Bing vs Google: bingiton.com

Preview: Talking about Online Safety Project paper (10 Project Points)
Wed 10/27
30 min
Gather your Highlights of Online Safety and Security.

If you were gonna talk to your friends and family about Online Safety & Security, what is the key information you would want to share?
Write Down a list of the most important ideas & topics on a page and have it signed off.

Then go Gather Resources today! (see suggestion on the left...)
+ Make sure to check out these Six tips to help you stay safer online from Microsoft.
If you were gonna talk to your friends and family about Online Safety & Security, what is the key information you would want to share?
Write Down a list of the most important ideas & topics on a page and have it signed off.

Then go Gather Resources today!
+ You can review your classmate's presentations on our various Online Safety & Security Group Presentations -print out pages if you like.
+ Consider topics we talked about safe passwords and security during class
+ Here are Six tips to help you stay safer online - Lots of good pages are linked in the list on the right.
+ Explore more online if you like.
Tuesday 10/28What is Hacking and protecting rights online?

Search online for more details on: Protect IP Act, SOPA and Hackers. Determine what you think about these two topics. We will discuss these tomorrow.
Link World Tech Update - 24h Oct (may need to view on YouTube)

Protection vs keeping the Internet Free: Protect IP Act.
Hacking:
- Nova: Profile of a Hacker (39:45) - Yoshi Kohno from UW
- Anatomy of a Virus: Stuxnet from June 2011.
Monday 10/27Choosing good passwords to protect your information.

Choosing good passwords to protect your information.
Read this page about choosing a good password and then use this information and our discussion to complete...
Start Choosing a Good Password Worksheet
(Bring completed sheet to class tomorrow)
+ Check the Source and make sure your WarGames Worksheet and others are turned in.

Try this tool: How Secure is your Password?
Complete last Online Safety & Security Group Presentation
Let's review what you found Friday in those presentation?

Creating Safe Passwords -
3 Posters to help
Creating a Good Password:
- Discussion: what does it take to have a good password? 3 Posters
- Video: Tips on Choosing a Safe Password
- Read this page about choosing a good password and then use this information and our discussion to complete...
- The Choosing a Good Password Worksheet
(Bring completed sheet to class tomorrow)
Friday
10/24 (35 min)
Team Presentations on a variety of topics on Online Safety & Security.

Teams present their Online Safety & Security Group Presentation (15 Classwork points, graded by team)
Teams present their Online Safety & Security Group Presentation (15 Classwork points, graded by team)

Make sure your WarGames Worksheet is turned in.
Wednesday
10/22 Block
Explore & present a variety of topics on Online Safety & Security.
In your Team complete: Online Safety & Security Group Presentation (15 Classwork points, graded by team)
Use this Template for your Security Presentation: PDF File to read / Word Doc to download and use

+ Presentation must be completed & copied to our class folder by end of the period (Thanks)
S:\embergquist\Writeable\Exploring CS\ Period 1 and Period 3
+ On Friday your team will present your presentation/paper a group to class. Determine your speakers.
Finish up: Protecting Your Online Identity

Team Activity (self chosen teams):
PDF File Online Safety & Security Group Presentation Details (Word Doc).
Templates for your Security Presentation: PDF File to read / Word Doc to download and use
Remember our: Keys to Working on a Team
NOTE: This is part 1 - later your team will build a webpage about this topic for our class Online Security & Safety website.

+ On Friday your team will present your presentation/paper a group to class. Determine your speakers.

Make sure your WarGames Worksheet is turned in.
Tue 10/21Protect your Personal Information Online.

Identity Theft More details from the Federal Trade Commission.
Link Deter. Detect. Defend. Avoid ID Theft Take Note on how you can:
- Deter
- Detect
- Defend

Next... Viruses
Link Computer Viruses, Worms and other dangers in the internet Video
Link Difference Between Viruses, Worms and Trojans Video
Link Top 10 Computer Virus Video
Remember What do you use the Web for?
How did you answer the questions for All Your Future Personal Information. Keep this in mind today...

Personal Information out there:
ACLU Video: Pizza Palace of the Future

Protecting Your Online Identity

Identity Theft:
More details from the Federal Trade Commission.
Link Protecting your Identity
Link Deter. Detect. Defend. Avoid ID Theft (10 minuter video preventing harm to you and your family's credit)
Mon 10/20Respect the privacy of others online.
Turn in your team's "Posting Online" Decision Tree (Instructions in Private Today, Public Tomorrow lesson).

Make sure your WarGames Worksheet is turned in.

Imagine All Your Future Personal Information details - write these down and bring to our next class. Print it out if you have do it in Word.
Start think through answers for All Your Future Personal Information - you will write these down after our lesson today.

Class & Table Team Lesson: Private Today, Public Tomorrow
- Unintended Consequences of Sharing Handout...

Wednesday
- Friday
10/15 - 17
Protecting access to computer programs.
Complete our WarGames Worksheet (15 Points of Classwork)
Hold on to your sheet to be completed on Monday at the latest, will likely finish up on Friday.
Movie Days: "WarGames"
Follow along on our WarGames Worksheet.
Make sure to read the questions and take a few notes during the film.

Tuesday
10/14
Understand basics of Networks and how the Internet works.

Check out:
+ Google Where the Internet Lives site - explore these pages.
+ See what else you can find on How the Internet Works.

If you have not, check out the 25 Years of the Web Articles:
+ 10 Things You Should Know about the Web Including How much does it weigh? (PDF)
+ 25 Years of the WWW: Tim Berners-Lee explains how it all began with "baby photos of your favorite websites"
How does the World Wide Web work?? What do you think?
What does the Internet look like? Originally / View today.
finish up: The Internet & World Wide Web (PDF)

+ Google Where the Internet Lives site - explore more.
+ 25 Years of the WWW: Tim Berners-Lee explains how it all began with "baby photos of your favorite websites"

Intro to the Movie: "WarGames" (Block & Friday) And here's our WarGames Worksheet.
Monday
10/13

(PSAT Week)
Understand basics of Networks and how the Internet works.

Turn in your What do you use the Web for? Thanks.

Verify for completeness your team's: Corporate Classroom Poster Project (15 Project Points) Due today for all teams!
Your Answers: What do you use the Web for?

How does the World Wide Web work?? What do you think?
What does the Internet look like? Originally / View today.
Presentation: The Internet & World Wide Web (PDF)
Updated Videos:
- Networking Computers
- How The Internet works in 5 Minutes
- World Wide Web in Plain English
Fun Articles:
+ 10 Things You Should Know about the Web Including How much does it weigh? (PDF) with "baby photos of your favorite websites"
+ 25 Years of the WWW: Tim Berners-Lee explains how it all began (Video: Video
+ Similarly: 25 Years Old, the World Wide Web’s Potential Still Untapped
Wednesday
10/8 Block
Create professional posters collaborating with a partner

Verify for completeness your team's: Corporate Classroom Poster Project (15 Project Points) Due today for most teams!

Assignments: write down: What do you use the Web for? - bring this to class Monday or turn it in for me to hold on to.

+ Make sure your Different Learning Styles Reflection is turned in.

Done?
- See how far you can get programming this little Robot: LightBot
Read through these 25 Years of the Web Articles: (our next Unit)
+ 10 Things You Should Know about the Web Including How much does it weigh? (PDF)
+ 25 Years of the WWW: Tim Berners-Lee explains how it all began with "baby photos of your favorite websites"
+ Similarly: 25 Years Old, the World Wide Web’s Potential Still Untapped
World Tech Update, Oct 3rd, 2014
(More Tech Videos)

Verify for all the Requirements are met for your team's: Corporate Classroom Poster Project (15 Project Points) Due today for most teams!
Note:
- no regrades - so check them thoroughly
- make you have "Creative use of images & text", share your posters with classmates
- you will receive your team grade, make sure all posters are complete and look good.

Assignments: write down: What do you use the Web for?

** 5 Week Grades go out Friday, check your scores!! **
(no school on Friday!)
Monday & Tuesday
10/6 & 7
Create professional posters collaborating with a partner

Work with your partner on your Corporate Classroom Poster Project (15 Project Points)

Be respectful of your team mate but:
Make sure you have completed your Different Learning Styles Reflection (PDF Version) Due Today.
(Tuesday) Selecting, copying & pasting in Paint.Net demo.

(Monday) Review our building paper castles exercise:
- Keys to Working on a Team

Our first Project: Corporate Classroom Poster Project (15 Project Points)
- Partner Assignments

Check Source for your Class score - prioritize any corrections or additions if needed with your team mate.
Friday 10/3
End of 5 Weeks
Learn from online videos about a Paint.NET feature

Check the Source for any missing work. its end of 5 weeks. Make arrangements for getting that turned in.

Complete our Different Learning Styles Reflection (PDF Version) Please complete today and turn it in for grading. Thanks.
+ Make sure your Paint.NET Class Employee Photo ID is signed off.

Make sure you have taken our TEALS Survey, use the class \ "Introduction to Computer Science" - see Mr. Bergquist if you have any questions. Thanks

How can you learn a new computer program? What worked the best for you? Realize that sometimes you will need to learn much more complicated programs and will be given specific documents or videos to learn from.

Fill out our Different Learning Styles Reflection (PDF Version).

End of 5 weeks, check your grades for missing work.
Wed 10/1
Block
Short Quiz on Computer components. Use the key features of Paint.NET to create your class Layered Employee ID
Check the Source for missing work.
1) Complete the step by step instructions to Create your Paint.NET Class Employee Photo ID
Show it to us for sign off!
2) Learning from online resources - Videos. Pick one of the Videos at the bottom of the Instruction page and try following along on your PC. Don't like the one's I have, search for your own! Take notes on that experience.
One page Components of a Computer Quiz!

After the Quiz go to the lab and:
0) Make sure your Digital Data Quest and all other assignments are turned in!
1) Complete the instructions to Create your Paint.NET Class Employee Photo ID
2) Learning from online resources - Videos. Pick one of the Videos at the bottom of the Instruction page and try following along on your PC.

Five Point Check in the lab: browser open, class/instruction page up, Paint.NET open, Student image up, and Image saved as PDN file.
Tuesday 9/30Use several of the key features of Paint.NET to create your class Layered Employee ID

Become a User of Paint.NET by our Paint.NET Employee Photo ID activity

Make sure your Digital Data Quest and all other assignments are turned in!
Being a User of Paint.NET:
Intro & Demo of our Paint.NET Employee Photo ID activity

See more details about Paint.NET in yesteday's sections.
Quiz tomorrow on Components of a Computer!!
Monday 9/29Choosing a Computer and Try out Paint.NET

- Complete the: Digital Data Quest (PDF Version) - DUE TODAY, either turn in your paper or place a copy in our class folder.

Start Exploring Paint.NET:
- Open Paint.Net and try the Interactive Tutorial that is in our Class READ-ONLY "Paint.NET Tutorial" Folder, click on the page: "BeginnerGuide2.0.html" to get you started.
Click around and find what you can do, then try it!
- Here are the FAQ's - notice these are all in forums so others can contribute comments, pretty cool.
Warm Up Table discussion day: What computer & operating system would you buy today and why?

New Unit: Becoming a User in our CS Roles
We will try a new application: Paint.Net:
- Free Photo Editing app, you can download to your own PC.
- Cool features like: Layers, Special Effects (blurring, red-eye removal, distortion), and other tools.
- Uses via Creative Commons licensing, community supported.
- Open Paint.Net and try the Interactive Tutorial that is in our Class READ-ONLY "Paint.NET Tutorial" Folder, click on the page: "BeginnerGuide2.0.html" to get you started. Click around and find what you can do, then try it!
Friday 9/26
Block
Team building at your new Table / Use several of the key features of Paint.NET to create your class Layered Employee ID

FIRST) Please take our TEALS Survey, use the class \ "Introduction to Computer Science" - see Mr. Bergquist if you have any questions. Thanks
+ Complete your: Digital Data Quest (PDF Version / Blank Word Doc) Due today.

Explore online Apple Macs vs. PC, which would you choose? We will follow up on this Tuesday - have supportive reasons for your choice.

Done?
- More details on Computer Hardware Basics (other parts inside)
- See how far you can get programming this little Robot: LightBot
Link Clean the Fan Video (you all deserve this fun)

Operating Systems & Mac vs. PC Discussion:
Link Mac Video
Link PC Video (YouTube)
Link The 9 Most Important Differences Between Macs And PCs
Link Mac vs PC strengths (Older Version)

Team Building Exercise at our tables

Complete your: Digital Data Quest (PDF Version)

- Review Material for Quiz next Wendnesday: Components of a Computer
Wed 9/24
Early Dismissal
Describe the different ways text & images are stored digitally.
Complete your: Digital Data Quest (PDF Version / Blank Word Doc)
Check the Source for missing papers.
Make sure you have turned in your: Data Representation Worksheet Today (was due yesterday).

Components of a Computer Quiz Next Week! (Review Material)
Complete your: Digital Data Quest (PDF Version / Blank Word Doc)
Check the Source for missing papers.
Make sure you have turned in your: Data Representation Worksheet Today (was due yesterday).

- Review Material for Quiz next Wendnesday: Components of a Computer
Tuesday 9/23Describe the way numbers are stored digitally in a Computer.

Work on your Digital Data Quest (PDF Version / Blank Word Doc)
+ Make sure you have completed: Data Representation Worksheet

1) Please take our TEALS Survey, indicate our class as "Introduction to Computer Science" - see Mr. Bergquist if you have any questions. Thanks
Warm Up:Cool video Binary Counter
Review answers for: Computer Warm up & Dissection Follow up Questions (last chance to turn it in for full points at start of class)

Make sure you have completed: Data Representation Worksheet
and work on: your Digital Data Quest

Monday 9/22Describe the way numbers are stored digitally in a Computer.
1) Complete your: Data Representation Worksheet Today - Turn it in today, ask if you need help.
2) Start your Digital Data Quest (PDF Version / Blank Word Doc)

Make sure last week's assignments are turned in: (check the source)
1) Components of a Computer saved in our Classroom folder:
S:\embergquist\Writeable\Exploring CS\ Period 1 and Period 3
2) Computer Warm up & Dissection Follow up Questions
New Seats! (for those of you who missed them)
Classroom Contracts & Contacts: packet to take home with...
PDF File 2014 Exploring CS Syllabus (pdf format) - updated to integrate our Garfield Way.
Computer Science Classroom Guidelines
+ Students Sign the Back page of this packet and have parents fill it out too).

Extra Supplement: Data in a Computer Article
Next week: Hardware quiz! (Just on our components of a computer)

Announcing: NCWIT Aspirations in Technology competition - all women in CS should consider applying.
Stop by the WIT meetings Monday at Lunch in 107 (Ms. Rubstello's) for more discussion.
Friday 9/19
Spirit Day
Describe the way images are stored digitally in a Computer.

Complete your: Data Representation Worksheet Today - Turn it in please.

Please Check the Source to see if you are missing any work.
Last chance, to update your Components of a Computer, make sure it is in our online shared Classroom folder:
S:\embergquist\Writeable\Exploring CS\ Period 1 and Period 3
And turn in: Computer Warm up & Dissection Follow up Questions

Done: Start your: Digital Data Quest (PDF Version / Blank Word Doc)
New Seats!
World Tech Update, Sept 18th
(More Tech Videos)

Post Dissection Discussion:
Warm Up: which of our PC Components are in other devices?
- Check out our photos from both classes.
So what is a Computer? Any further thoughts?

We will finish up: Representations of our Data (PDF)
And complete your Data Representation Worksheet Today

Public Service: Make sure your Components of a Computer assignment has good descriptions and "Connections to other components" correct for full points (15!) Also make sure you are not missing anything else.

Done: Start your: Digital Data Quest (PDF Version / Blank Word Doc)
Wednesday 9/17
Block
Disassemble and Reassemble the parts of other Computer Devices.

Other Computer Devices Dissection:
Team Requirements: (paper to turn in, just like the Computer Dissection Instructions )
1) Record your team members names
2) Carefully & Safely take apart the device and identify and label the components of a computer you find.
3) Draw a Diagram of the parts in the device and what you think they are - feel free to look online.
4) Arrange for an "exploded view" of the device labeling them to photograph by Mr. Bergquist
5) Leave your device out for other classmates to see.
6) After everyone has seen the devices, the put it back together as best you can.

If time allows:
We will Finish up the Images portion of the Data Representation Worksheet (Hand out)
Other Computer Device Dissections - again follow our safety guidelines and create an "exploded view" of your device for us to photograph & share. Make sure leave your device out so every class member can check it out. Try to identify all our Computer components inside.

For those who missed the PC Dissection last Wednesday:
See the material from last Wednesday and here are the Computer Dissection Instructions

If time allows:
We will finish up: Representations of our Data (PDF)
Tuesday 9/16Describe the way numbers are stored digitally in a Computer.
Start your Data Representation Worksheet (Hand out)

Make sure previous assignments are turned in, see previous days.

Done? Take the CPU Quiz
Representations of our Data (PDF)
Data storage demos

Tomorrow - Taking apart other Computer Devices!!
Monday 9/15What is a Computer? RAM vs Hard Disk storage.
Complete our Components of Computer & Lab Class work - Final day for full credit
1) Make sure your Components of a Computer, is in our online shared Classroom folder:
S:\embergquist\Writeable\Exploring CS\ Period 1 and Period 3
2) Computer Warm up & Dissection Follow up Questions - Should already be turned in.

Done? Start exploring how data (videos, music, words, and numbers) are stored in a computer science...
Post Dissection Discussion: Hard drive vs RAM?
Show & Tell with some components for HardDrives
Use for Old Floppy Drives
Another

Discussion: What is a computer? What defines it?
- A Cell phone? A Tablet?
- A car a computer? check this out
- Other devices??

+ Join us Today in our classroom 115:
- Women in Technology Club during lunch
- Robotics Team after school
Friday 9/12Describe and identify the main parts inside a PC
0) Please take our: Exploring CS Class Survey
1) Computer Warm up & Dissection Follow up Questions - if on separate pages staple together.
2) Finish your Components of a Computer, make sure it is in our online shared Classroom folder:
S:\embergquist\Writeable\Exploring CS\ Period 1 and Period 3

Done early? Review more details on the ports of a PC in pages of this PDF: Hardware Basics

Technology Clubs in 115a
- Women In Technology every Monday at Lunch
- Robotics Kick Off is Monday after school.
- Who is interested in a Apps Club. Starting up in October.
Watches! World Tech Update, Sept 4th
(More Tech Videos)
Photos under: S://embergquist/ReadOnly/ExploringCS/ folder:
- 1st Period PC Dissection/
- 3rd Period PC Dissection/

Warm up & today's assignment:Dissection Follow up Questions (Due Today, both parts)
Please take our: Exploring CS Class Survey

+ Hack the CD! Startup Weekend Event Friday 9/26-28 at Garfield HS
(note: although at Garfield, this is an independent event) If you are interested see Mr. Bergquist for a a discount code for registration.
Wednesday 9/10
PC Dissection LAB
Block
Disassemble and Reassemble the parts of a PC
1) Complete the Team Computer Dissection
2) Finish the first page (save page 2 for Friday) of the Computer Warm Up Write down you answers, discuss them with your teammates.
3) Update your: Components of a Computer paper with what you discovered today - final version due Friday!
Done? Talk to Mr. Bergquist
Garfield Way Slides
PDF File The Garfield Way - School-wide Expectations.
PDF File Summary Grid (Legal Size Sheet)

Videos to get us started:
Link Installing CPU and RAM
Link Stop motion PC build
Computer Dissection Instructions .
Tuesday 9/9Document the 6 major components of a PC.
Work on: Components of a Computer (Due Later this week) - to help we will be taking apart a computers on Wednesday!

Dress comfortably for our Lab activity on Wednesday - we are taking apart computers!
Link Components of a Computer Any questions?

What is the S: Drive?? We will be using it all semester to save our work under:
S:\embergquist\Writeable\Exploring CS\ Period 1 and Period 3
Make sure to save your file there and include your name in the file's name: i.e.
"Tom - Computer Components.doc".
Monday 9/8Pre-Assessment Quiz & start to explore the 6 major components of a PC.
Start: Components of a Computer (Due Later this week) - to help we will be taking apart a computers on Wednesday!
Pre-Assessment Exploring CS Quiz - does not count toward your grade, just to see what you already know.

Link Components of a Computer - Lab activity on Wednesday will help with this!
Friday 9/5Explain the three Roles in CS and understand our CS Classroom Guidelines

- Finish up: How Techy Are We Exercise
- Table Exercise on Roles in CS: Consumer, User, & Developer Investigation
- Please take our: Exploring CS Class Survey
World Tech Update, Aug 29th, 2014
(More Tech Videos)

Table Exercise on the Roles in CS: Consumer, User, & Developer Investigation

Thursday 9/4Learn more about our class and our CS Classroom Guidelines. Discover how "techy" our class of students are

How Techy Are We Exercise. Turn in during class.
Introducing our TEALS mentor: Mr. Olugbade
Continue about our class and...
HR Training on our Corporate Classroom Standards:
Corporate Classroom Guidelines
Computer Science Classroom Guidelines

How Techy Are We Exercise.
Wednesday 9/3Welcome to Exploring CS. Learn what this class is all about. Discover how "techy" our class of students are

Welcome to our Class - what it's all about.

World Tech Update, 10 Best of CES Highlights of our Tech Future - from Dog Collars to the new Steam Game console.
(More Tech Videos)
PDF File 2014 Exploring CS Syllabus (pdf format) - updated to integrate our Garfield Way.

* Goal should be preceded by: “Student will be able to…” (SWBAT).
SPS Network Use Agreement must be obeyed while using the Garfield Computer Lab and other computers.