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Week18: 1/9/17
day activity assignment
mon Tic tac toe project  
tues

Tic tac toe project

self driving cars

final project intro DAY 1 of 6

prior final projects

submission instructions
wed final project until the end  
thurs    
fri    

Week17: 1/2/17
day activity assignment
mon no school, new years  
tues

2D Arrays

self driving cars

2D Arrays
wed Tic tac toe project  
thurs Tic tac toe project  
fri Tic tac toe project  

Week16: 12/19/16
day activity assignment
mon

frogger

images / sound

frogger due Thursday
tues

ai christmas music

frogger

panels

ECS Linear/Binary Search - Blocks

Cards Activity Dictionary Activity

  • Find the Ace of Hearts
  • How many cards did you have to look through until you found it?
    • What is the best and worst case scenario?
  • In groups of two:
    • one of you find a word in the dictionary - write it down
    • the other can guess words (using the dictionary), and the other person will say yes, before or after?
    • How many guesses did it take?
    • What is the best and worst case scenario?
 
wed speaker  
thurs movie?  
fri    

Week15: 12/12/16
day activity assignment
mon Snowdaya  
tues

Arrays,

HWJ15-activities

 

 

HWJ15-activities
wed

frogger

frogger notes

 
thurs

frogger - bar

frogger

frogger notes

 
fri Future tech -Neural Networks Translate Google  

Week14: 12/5/16 d
day activity assignment
mon

Pong - paddle

Sprites

 
tues Pong - ball  
wed Pong - score  
thurs

Pong - finish up

 

Pong - due tomorrow
fri

VR videos intro (skip at 1 - 1;10, and stop at 6;30)

buisiness, empathy,

ECS Tower Building

Lego activity

 

Week13: 11/28/16

d
day activity assignment
mon

worksheet

HWJ14_BallDrop

HWJ14_BallDroptime
tues

HWJ14_BallDrop

timer (clock)

private BTextField timerField;

timerField = new BTextField();
timerField.setBounds(19,12,90,35);

//adding components to contentPane panel
addItem(timerField);

 

HWJ14_BallDroptime due tomorrow
wed

Add to HWJ14_BallDrop


All groups must:

  • have multiple balls drop (try 3) - see Evelyn and Annah for help
  • have each ball a different color (and have it stay the same color for as long as its dropping)

Advanced groups: add above plus one interesting feature - you decide

 
thurs

Classes - intro, Multiple Balls Activity

 
fri

Future Friday

Lego activity

Play sounds

 

Week12: 11/21/16

day activity assignment
mon

Finish HWJ13-timing

Balldrop worksheet

 
tues

Fun activity?

ECS activity- Corn Row Braiding

 
wed no school - tgiving  
thurs no school - tgiving  
fri no school - tgiving  

Week11: 11/14/16

day activity assignment
mon

ECS2-2 Problem Solving

Paintbrush

Saving/loading images

Paintbrush due Tuesday
tues

key listener

 

HWJ12_Keys
wed HWJ12_Keys HWJ12_Keys
thurs

ECS 2-3 Fencing

animation

HWJ13-timing
fri

3d printing

UPDATE BorlandBase and GuiBuilder

HWJ13-timing

HWJ13-timing

Week10: 11/7/16

day activity assignment
mon Paintbrush Paintbrush due Monday
tues election day - no school  
wed Paintbrush  
thurs

Paintbrush

Paintbrush due Tuesday
fri vet day - no school  

Week10: 10/31/16

day activity assignment
mon

Pair programming

Mouse Input

HWJ8

Dotted Line / Line Width

tues

ECS 1-8 Turing Test video blade runner

finish HWJ8 Mouse Input

Mouse Input due tomorrow
wed

Mouse motion

BorlandBase API

HWJ9 - Bottom of Mouse motion
thurs

Mouse motion

Paintbrush

HWJ9 - Bottom of Mouse motion
fri Paintbrush  

Week9: 10/24/16

day activity assignment
mon

ECS 1-7 Algorithm - following directions/ picture

Project - bmi due Tuesday

Project - bmi due Tuesday
tues

Submit BMI together

methods

HWJ6_Methods - due Thursday

HWJ6_Methods - due Thursday
wed HWJ6_Methods - due Thursday HWJ6_Methods - due Thursday
thurs

 

random

hwj7_random DUE Monday

proj dice survey

hwj7_random DUE Monday
fri

ECS 1-7 Algorithm / sandwich making

proj dice survey

Mouse Input

pair programming

 

 

Week8: 10/17/16

day activity assignment
mon

image representation

Finish ProjJ1-Bowlers Delight

Alice

ProjJ1-Bowlers Delight due Tomorrow
tues

GUI

 
wed    
thurs Project - bmi due Tuesday  
fri Project - bmi due Tuesday  

Week7: 10/10/16

day activity assignment
mon Columbus day  
tues HWJ5 HWJ5 due Thursday (no class time tomorrow)
wed

Alice day

Together 5-5

hws

hws submit

After this week, you should be done up to (and including) Section 5

thurs ProjJ1-Bowlers Delight due Tuesday  
fri

Future Friday

ProjJ1-Bowlers Delight due Tuesday

 

  Week6: 10/3/16

day activity assignment
mon

Alice Day

  • methods (parameters)

People done with Alice:

Go to javabat.com , create an account and go to prefs and share with theborland@gmail.com

Do 5 from Logic 1 and then if bold try Logic 2

hws

hws submit

After tomorrow, you should be done up to (and including) Section 4

tues

ECS 1-6 Picture Activity pic

Alice day

hws

hws submit

wed

Loops -warmup do printOdds and insultUser

For/While Loops - examples

HWJ5
thurs HWJ5 HWJ5
fri Columbus day  

Week5: 9/26/16

day activity assignment
mon

Powerpoint

Different computer languages

Alices Days

  • methods (parameters)

hws

hws submit

tues Alices Days

hws

hws submit

wed    
thurs

ECS 1-6 Conditionals with Cards

HWJ4_Conditionals
fri

AI

Conditionals

HWJ4_Conditionals

Week4: 9/19/16

day  

 

mon

Alice Day

Alice - do Tutorial

Topics in Alice:

  • quad view
  • Do statements
  • methods
  • orient
  • vehicle
  • turn to face/point
  • move to/toward
  • as seen by

hws

hws submit

tues

Evaluating Sites: Use this document (make a copy and then share it with your partner and me)

Alice Day (covering much of above + methods, properties, objects)

hws (hopefully you are up to section 3)

hws submit

wed

 

Strings API

Strings

HWj2
thurs

Journal Entry: List as many computer-based communications mechanisms as you can.

ECS 1-4 Communicaton Method

Review of stuff so far

Scanner,

HWJ3_Scanner
fri

future of tech - self driving cars

Back to scanner

HWJ3_Scanner

Week3: 9/12/16

day activity assignment
mon finish Computer buying exercise

Project A-1 Soundboard

Finish Project A-1 Soundboard
tues

search engines v2

ECS 1-3 Search Engines

Journal: List the top 5 ways you use the internet (in order)

Internet Scavenger Hunt

Set up your portfolio and add your Project A-1 Soundboard to your portfolio

 
wed

Set up your portfolio

add your Project A-1 Soundboard to your portfolio

Send me the address of your portfolio

PaintPot start

  • covering canvas
  • drawing
  • function parameters
  • event parameters

Backup Plan:

 
thurs

Hand-coding

Review printing, Primitive Data

notes:

 
fri

Set up your portfolio

add your Project A-1 Soundboard to your portfolio

Send me the address of your portfolio

hwj1 - Practice Variables

Week2: 9/7/16

day activity assignment
mon no school  
tues

ECS 1-1: What are computers?

code.org - sign in and you need to go through the entire 1 hour of code activity. Finish for hw. You will need to show tomorrow.

Finished early - try app inventor (install instructions if you have a device, if you dont)

HW0-1 code.org finish all
wed

app inventor (install instructions if you have a device, if you dont)

Intro to App Inventor (apk)

 
thurs

Recap yesterday with discussion.

Project A-1 Soundboard

 
fri

Scenario A, B, C, D

Computer buying exercise

Project A-1 Soundboard

 

Week1: 8/31/16

day activity assignment
tues

Introduction

why

 
wed

 

jobs

Introduction, requirements (to sign with academic honesty)

Try it out:

AppInventor (video) play with it

Alice (video) (download here)

BlueJ (video) try it out - click start bluej

student survey p2

remind txt service

paper airplanes - instructions / plane

HW0