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ICS Daybook (pd 3)

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All items are for ICS3x unless indicated otherwise.

 Monday  Tuesday  Wednesday  Thursday  Friday
Feb 2 Snow day!  1st day!
ADMIN
-Overview of course
All:Administrivia (Day 1)

-4U:Python challenge demo
Admin cont'd (day 2)
-3x:Python demo
-3x:CS Circles Tutorial (backup: Hour of Python)
-4C:C# Learning Goals Doc
-4C:C#
-4U:Grade 12 Review Demonstration

-reminder: use Google Keep  [video]
-
email assignment due
-3x:CS Circles cont'd
-4C:C# cont'd
-4U:review demo, challenge website cont'd
-3x:CS Circles cont'd
-4C:C# cont'd
-4U:review demo, challenge website cont'd
Feb 9 -Cool Tech reminder

Admin cont'd (day 3)

-3x:CS Circles cont'd
-4U:election disucussion, planning
Admin cont'd (day 4)

-4U:review presentations

-3x:CS Circles cont'd
-CS jobs (article) [teacher link]
-essential Chrome extensions (from day 3 admin)
-3x:CS Circles cont'd
-4U presentations cont'd
-double-check remind101 subscribers, Google Group subscribers
Early Release Day
Feb 16 Family Day

-FYI:5 Traits Creative People Have That Most People Will Never Understand
-FYI: "daybook feature"
-Cool Tech reminder
-create startup folder
-3x:CS Circles cont'd
-4C:Learning Goals Doc cont'd
-4U:finish creating program to create input random input data
-3x:CS Circles cont'd
-4C:Learning Goals Doc cont'd
-4U:finish creating program to create input random input data (see my doc update)
-3x:CS Circles cont'd
-4C:Learning Goals GDoc cont'd
-4U:finish creating program to create input random input data (see update in our GDoc)


-cont'd
Feb 23
3x:various CS CIrcles demos (by request)
4C:Learning Goals Doc cont'd
4U:finish creating program to create input random input data (see my doc update)
3x:various CS Circles demos (by request)
4C,4U:con't
FYI: Collabedit 

3x:Rolling Along challenge cont'd (1000 simulations; output percent odd and even)

4C,4U:con't
3x:finish and submit Rolling Along
3x:CS Circles cont'd

4C,4U:con't
3x:CS Circles due

4C,4U:con't
Mar 2 3x:text messaging,hamper, transister due beginning of class
3x:class discussion & demo:Out of the Shade
3M:CS Circles and challenges cont'd
3C:C#
4C, 4U con't, and assist grade 11's
All:Attitude challenge (need to add to CS page)


All:Consecutive Numbers (POTW)
All:Calculate Average




Cool Tech: Taylor
All:
Pony Up! (POTW)

Mar 9 round(10/3.0, 2)
sum(list)

3C:C# cont'd

3M:POTW doc
4C:hand in all C# tutorials; cont'd
4U:hand in progress; challenges cont'd
3M:Pony Up--this time randomly pick four of five horses and count how many iterations it takes to get to within 0.1% of theoretical. 



-CS circles & challenges cont'd -CS circles & challenges cont'd -3U, 4U:pre-1999 ECOO challenges (start at top)
-3C, 4C:research/experiment with C# to write a program that randomly moves the "Click me to win!" button when the cursor approaches it. Save as "winnerButton"

Mar 23 3C-code.org
3U-ECOO Pre-1999 cont'd
4C-Visual Studio cont'd
4U-independent projects cont'd
-cont'd
-cont'd
-cont'd -cont'd
Mar 30 3C-code.org cont'd
3U-ECOO challenges cont'd
4C-recommended Python videos
4U-independent projects cont'd
ECOO Contest Today
-FYI:Ontario Offers Tips For Safe Surfing

3C-code.org cont'd
3U-CS circles & ECOO challenges cont'd
4C-recommended Python videos & experiment with Pygame
4U-<absent>

3C-code.org cont'd
3U-ECOO challenges cont'd (choose challenge together)
4C-cont'd
4U-independent projects cont'd
-Cool Tech presentation research; present next FridayGood Friday
Apr 6 Easter Monday


Did you submit your Cool Tech topic?

3C-code.org cont'd

3U-ECOO challenges cont'd (choose challenge together)
4C-cont'd
4U-independent projects cont'd

Optional: investigate Turtle Graphics in Python
3C-code.org cont'd
3U-Letter Frequency
4C-cont'd
4U-NumPy investigation

3C-GG Interactive courses
3U-Fibonacci’s Rabbits
4C-GG Interactive courses
4U-prep for ECOO


-Cool Tech presentations

-ECOO 2012-1 Baseball Challenge



Apr 13 Test tomorrow
-Cool Tech cont'd (w/ demo of sending email to class)


-test 3C/4C | 3U | 4U


3C, 4C:GGI
3U:challenges cont'd
4U:independent cont'd
-cont'd
-cont'd
Apr 20 3C,4C-GGI cont'd
3U-String Assignments
4U-contest prep cont'd

3C,4C-GGI Tutorial (new page)
(Taylor, see my email about the path possibly being too long)
3U-string assignments cont'd
4U-contest prep cont'd

Stay on task!
3C,4C-GGI cont'd
3U-string assignments cont'd
4U-contest prep cont'd


3C,4C:GGI cont'd? No
3C,4C:Processing
3U-string assignments cont'd
4U-contest prep cont'd
3C,3U,4C-submit progress today for marking
All:marks review
3C:Processing cont'd
3U:Weighty Words challenge

Apr 27 3C,4C:Processing cont'd
3U:XO Square



3U:submit weighty words & XO Square challenge (beens.org challenges folder)



3C,4C:Processing cont'd
3U:Lucky Sum challenge
4U:Brock competition prep





3U,4U:updated resources (bookmark and check out TOC)
3C,4C:Processing cont'd
3U:Software Solution challenge
3U:Attitude challenge
4U:Brock competition prep
3U,4U:ECOO Regional Challenges: Problem 1: The Interlace Cypher
3C,4C:Processing cont'd
May 4 All:5 minute organize (wkly)
All:FYI-for supplemental python challenge: Interactive Python Course at Coursera
3C,4C:
Landscape in Processing (req'ts)
3U:need help adding new challenges
3U,4U:python  challenge website challenges
3U:Python Challenges website cont'd
3C,4C:landscape cont'd
4U:independent GUI program




3U: Python challenges website cont'd, if stuck go to https://projecteuler.net/
3C,4C: watch for loop video
3C,4C: landscape cont'd
4U: GUI project cont'd
All: cont'd from yesterday Lunch Club Monday

-My tweets from conference
3U: demo of finished programs
3C: Landscapes due


May 11 Lunch Club

3U, 4U:
-Python challenges & Project Euler collaboration

3C, 4C:
-looping demo in Processing
-landscape
3U, 4U:
-cont'd

3C, 4C:
-landscapes cont'd
3U, 4U:
-cont'd

3C, 4C:
-landscapes cont'd
3U, 4U:
-cont'd

3C, 4C:
-landscapes cont'd
PA Day
May 18 Victoria Day 3U, 4U:
-Euler cont'd

3C, 4C:
-landscapes cont'd
-no class today-Brock 2014 contest (PDF)


-contest Tuesday.  [teacher link]

May 25 3U, 4U:
-review Python references for competition tomorrow

3C,4C:
landscapes cont'd

BROCK CONTEST

(no class)



3U, 4U:
-Brock 2015 q's

3C,4C:
landscapes cont'd
cont'd cont'd
Jun 1 Final Projects Discussion/Research



-Final Projects

Note: save daily revisions so I can see your progress
Final projects cont'd-FYI: Pi
-Final projects cont'd
(Don't forget to save daily versions of your files so I can see your progress. Also put ALL your resource links in the Google Doc)
Final projects cont'd





Jun 8 Final projects cont'd




Final projects cont'd


Final projects cont'dFinal projects cont'dFinal projects cont'd
Jun 15 Final projects cont'd -Assembly schedule

Final projects cont'd

-Course Evaluation 
-Work Habits Self Evaluation


Final projects cont'd

Last day
Period 1 Exams Period 2 Exams
 Jun 22 Period 3 Exams

-interview times [tchr link]
Period 4 Exams


Jun 29



-tutorials & challenges cont'd

-4U:
Doc Testing
-4U:functions assignments

-Hour of Code (check for email to join class)

-review pre-course Q's
-All:organizer tips (sign-in req'd)


-4U: Chromatic Scale challenge (and discussion)

-Turing Landscape show-and-tell
-Cool Tech reminder
-determine Landscape "test" criteria
-3x:
Don't Fence Me in Challenge (sign-in req'd)
-Binary chairs lesson


-
The Importance of Programming (video)
-4U:discussion of where Pony challenge goes on challenges page.

-programming challenges
-programming challenges cont'd
ECOO groups (teacher link)

-CS circles & challenges cont'd
ECOO 2013: Take a Number

-finish all CS Circles!
continue with challenges, in order 
-4U: continue with previous ECOO challenges (agree on which ones to do then send me a list)
-finish all CS Circles!
continue with challenges, in order 
-4U: continue with previous ECOO challenges (agree on which ones to do then send me a list) 
-grade 12's: go around and demo to the 11's (individually) how to read in text files, then help them write a program that reads in 10 numbers and calcs the average.
-continue w/ CS Circles and challenges
-contest next Tuesday!

-file input demo: average of 10, compass
file input lesson
-Read Data File -> Calculate Average
-do challenges, in order

-CS Circles Tutorial assignments
-test warning!!!

-
String Assignments cont'd
-tutorials & challenges cont'd
-bookmark this cheatsheet!

-priorities: 
    - string assignments
    - programming challenges

-skills development: boxes (assorted), word challenges
-Python cheat sheet (you may wish to print!)
-skills challenges, cont'd

-simplegui landscape assignment

-Google lessons
-IT Survey (sign-in req'd)
-17-Year-Old Coder

-finish and submit all skills challenges programs for marking
-simplegui landscape assignment
-if finished, do a challenge on the past ECOO contest page

-priorities:
+skills challenges programs
+simplegui landscape assignment
-new assignment:
+Shakespeare Insult Name
-if finished, do a challenge on the past ECOO contest page

-PyDoc demo

"expressions" test
-FYI: Brock (2013) contest (sign-in req'd)
-FYI: PyGame links

-Practise for Test Monday (link) (sign-in req'd)
-finish and submit string assignments (many were not! -- check the MarkBook emails I sent yesterday)


-variables and assignments test
-FYI: graph :)
-final projects cont'd (fill in document!!!)

Not done

-Turing demo:drawline(), drawoval(), F9 reference, F1 to run, F2 to cleanup
-3x:Turing Graphics overview; save to handin drive

-research project requirements 
-Niagara College presentation (and period 1)
-Cool Tech catchup
-final project discussion (3x | 4x) 

-
software engineering article (sign-in req'd)

-share expectation documents with me


-
Project Specification Projects expectations document due



-program planning (test proposals) (sign-in req'd)


-learning goals discussion
-in pairs, create at least 8 learning goals in your expectations Google Doc 
-project spec programs cont'd

-rename & mark learning goals (Full Name Course Code Project Spec Expectations)
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