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2014-2015 TEJ2O & TEJ3E & TEJ3M Daybook (2)

Note: everything in italics is old and should be ignored.
  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Feb 2Snow day!Course overview
-Administrivia (day 1)

-Admin cont'd (day 2)
-"exam exemption" 
-Buy a Computer for a customer using parts from Wintronic (any questions?)
-email assignment due
-Google Keep Reminder [video]
-Build a Computer cont'd [watch video]
-Computer Scavenger Hunt [watch video]
-Class jobs
-Google Keep Reminder [video]
-scavenger hunt cont'd

(if done, research topics for Cool Tech assignment)
Feb 9-grade 10's to Math computer lab (course selection)

-Cool Tech

-Admin cont'd (day 3)

-computer hardware overview

-scavenger hunt progress?

-Web 2.0 Tools

-grade 10's Literacy Blitz room 3202

-Build a Computer cont'd: check compatibility of case and motherboard (form factor) and motherboard and CPU (socket)
-Admin cont'd (day 4)

-Build a computer cont'd: the rest of the links; get your partner to review compatibility
-essential Chrome extensions (from day 3 admin)

-remind 101 and Google Group check

-create (or update) ePortfolios; create glossary page
-FYI:5 Traits Creative People Have That Most People Will Never Understand
-bookmark ePortfolio requirements page
-build a computer: hard drive interface compatibility, discussion
Feb 16Family Day
-coldest night donations
-grade 10's Literacy Blitz room 3202
-deliver and install LCD monitors 
-coldest night donations
-startup bookmarks (daybook, ePortfolio, ePortfolio req'ts, Keep, Gmail, #bdstej)
-binary chairs (number systems review, binary weighting, etc.)
-coldest night donations (last day tomorrow)
-finish scavenger hunt assignment
-skim "Daybook Features" bookmarks and add to ePortfolio
-2O, 3M:watch intro Arduino videos here
-2O, 3M:Arduino assignment
3E:Customer Service assignment
-coldest night donations
-computer Jobs spreadsheet (sign-in req'd)
-update Client Jobs pages on ePortfolio
-lab discrepancies; auto monitors
Feb 23-inventory overview
-update jobs task list with rooms & names
-grade 10's Literacy Blitz room 3202
-add Build a Computer to ePortfolio
-2O, 3M: continue with Arduino videos and assignment from last Thursday
-3E: continue with Customer Service assignment from last Thursday
-FYI: Win7 64 bit humour
-check work from yesterday
-school inventory cont'd (sign-in req'd)
-2O, 3M: continue with Arduino videos and assignment from last Thursday
-3E: continue with Customer Service assignment from last Thursday
-check work from yesterday
-school inventory cont'd (sign-in req'd)
Mar 2-inventory-grade 10's Literacy Blitz room 3202
continue with Arduino videos and assignment from Feb 19; if finished, research Arduino tutorial websites and add to your ePortfolio

-inventory-Get 50 GB cloud storage free at Highshare
-Back up your Google data at Takeout
-...then put your Google backup on Highshare (do this today and regularly!)
-Intro electronics

-Intro electronics cont'd
-Five Steps in Solving Ohm's Law Problems
-Ohm's Law problems
Mar 9-list of eval'd items for report
-3E:confirm inventory
-2O,3M:Arduino resources
-grade 10's Literacy Blitz room 3202
-3E:inventory cont'd
-3M:share Arduino research; start Arduino projects

-2O:groups of 2 on Arduinos
-3M:continue with Arduino activities; get each marked before continuing
-3E:need Customer Service assignments -- let's discuss
2O:Arduino LED Blink; Potentiometer part 1
3E:marks catchup
3M:Potentiometer part 2 & 2b

-FYI:Lima network device
-network device discussion: Drobo, NAS, CrashPlan (backup)

-Cable cleanup #3209
2O:Arduino Potentiometer part 2 & 2b
3M:8 LEDs - each manually programmed (do not use arrays)
Mar 23-Cool Tech reminder (wkly)
-5 minute organize
-Binary to Decimal Converter: how many bits for ADC in Arduino?
-BDSS Computer Repair Form
-Arduino Projects (inspiration)
2O:Arduino Potentiometer part 2 & 2b cont'd
3M:8 LEDs - each manually programmed (do not use arrays) cont'd
3E-maintenance jobs
-bit extraction demo program
-Arduino language reference (random, if, bitwise and)
-cont'dLiteracy Test2O, 3M-Arduino cont'd

Mar 302O:3 students at a time to Guidance
2O,3M-Arduinos cont'd

2O,3M-Arduinos cont'd
3E-replace CRTs (list on my desk)
-Any new glossary terms you should add?
-Core Terms for your glossaries (update glossaries to 20+
-Cool Tech research: presentations Tuesday! (no exceptions)

Good Friday
Apr 6Easter Monday

-Core Terms for your glossaries (update glossaries to 25+
-Cool Tech presentations tomorrow
-last Arduino circuit ready for marking?
Cool Tech presentations
-marking: Cool Tech, Glossaries (25+), 2O&3M: latest Arduino cct, 3C-???, What I Learned test

-FYI:wi-fi controversy
-Cool Tech presentations cont'd

-demo of including pictures for glossary
-"What I Learned" Test  (due Tuesday)
-Cool Tech cont'd

Apr 13-outstanding Cool Tech emails?
-2O,3M:RGB Arduino cct
-update glossaries w/ images
-work on test (due tomorrow)

What I Learned test due
-3E:let's discuss marks
-work period

-submit glossary link for marking
-2O, 3M:next Arduino cct
-Greenshot screenshot program (w/ portable version)
-2O, 3M:Digital Overdrive - Basic Computer Concepts: Email the certificate to your instructor for marking
-3E:deliver CRTs
-news: Arduino & Pi order
-2O, 3M:mark certificates, Arduino cont'd
3E:test, glossary

All:Marks meetings
-3E:deliver CRTs
-Audio research links form | tchr
Apr 20-finish Arduino assignments
-HTML Tutorial

2O,3M:HTML tutorial cont'd (all students) Everything up to and including Text Tricks due beginning of class tomorrow. 
2O,3M:if finished, research XAMPP
All:System Explorer update
2O,3M:load XAMPP to M or V drives (discussion)
2O,3M:submit HTML tutorials for marking
2O,3M:HTML tutorial cont'd
2O,3M:start creating homepage for server test
3E:network lab cleanup
2O,3M:discuss homepage req'ts
2O,3M:submit links and images HTML files
All:marks review
All:getting our IP addresss
2O,3M:create HTML test; finish homepages
3E:Tauro monitor, speakers, network cleanup

Apr 27All: #BDSTEJ
2O, 3M:XAMPP configure & test
2O, 3M:practise for test tomorrow
3E:network cleanup cont'd

2O, 3M:HTML Test (self eval form) (tchr link)
2O, 3M:homepage event! (record)

All: Cisco binary game (find and use a website to help with converting to binary. Use this time to help learn binary!)
All:Gaming night tonight! 

2O,3M:home page rotation!
All: Binary chairs revisited, Cisco, 2048

2O,3M:home page rotation, with numbers!

May 4All: Brandan's intro to his CS unplugged activity

-CS Unplugged

-FYI: Mother Posted on Her Daughters Facebook
-2O,3M: CS Unplugged activity planning document | tchr link
-3E: QuickMark tweet; benchmark three computers & email me the results

2O: Priorities:
-CS Unplugged prep (example Google Drawing activity) MUST BE READY TO PRESENT FRIDAY

3E: Priorities:
-email me benchmark results
-document disassembly and reassembly of old Dell (take pictures and share with me via Google+; practise taking apart and putting back together)

3M: Priorities:
-CS Unplugged prep
-Pet 1-1 Electrical Safety Activity Pack (skip website review, wet vs dry experiment, and crossword; print and bring home electrical safety checklist)
-Fritzing (schematic only -- Blinking LED, Potentiometer, Multiple LEDs)
-cont'd from yesterday

3M:Sorry, the doc is now shared with you.
Lunch Club Monday

-my tweets from conference
-CHIP - The World's First Nine Dollar Computer
-CS Unplugged prep

May 11Lunch Club

-Dennis:demo of Chromium and discussion
-status of Petruzella activities from ActPack

-CS Unplugged activities 
-CS Unplugged test Q's

-config 9 computers for grade 9's
-prep one computer for donation

CS Unplugged activities cont'd

3E cont'd
Final CS Unplugged activities

-Dennis:demo of Chromium and discussion
Brandon's CS Unplugged activity
-CS Unplugged test q's
-outstanding evaluations?

3E cont'd

-4M status

-Where do we go from here? (discussion)
PA Day
May 18Holiday!
Vex intro

2O, 3M:
-review test q's

-Arduino cont'd
-status of Petruzella activities from ActPack

-install Linux

-Vex experimentation cont'd -- give me report tomorrow

-next Arduino LCD experiment (thermometer); if done, add switch to switch between C and F

-get lab ready for grade 9's
-brainstorm what we could do with donation computer (how to publicize)
-start collaborating on "What I Learned Test #2" 
Brandon's CS Unplugged activity

2O, 3M:
CS Unplugged test Monday

-Arduino cont'd

Cool Tech research (all)
May 25FYI:Tab Snooze Chrome extension

2O, 3M: CS Unplugged Test

-Vex cont'd

-status of Petruzella activities from ActPack
-Arduino folder on handout drive; what's good?
-Arduino's cont'd
Instructions for today < MUST READ!!!
-Vex reviews

-"Nifty" presentations

-work period2O
-hour of code (Angry Birds)

-room 3211 

-Electrical safety package
Jun 1-Back up your Google data at Takeout
-...then put your Google backup on Highshare (do this today and regularly!)
-ePortfolios (all)

-ePortfolio cont'd
-Careers Article Précis (due Monday)
-ePortfolio cont'd
-ePortfolio marking request form

-cont'd from yesterday
Jun 8 Precis due

2O, 3M: Electronics Test

-ePortolio Computer Inventory: add What I Did [summary], Rooms I Inventoried and Maintain, Problems I Overcame / Maintenance Log

-organizer tips (

-ePortfolio Inventory link form
-marking today: inventory summary and glossary

-update Rooms I Inventoried and Maintain on ePortfolio (determine req's as a class)

-finish component presentations, based on feedback; when finished, email Mr. Beens so it can be shared with entire class; final presentations next Monday

-electronics tutorials website reviews

-Electronics Safety Poster Assignment [LP]

-Interactive Ohm's Law (go through slides; make sure you understand)

-if done, do Networking unit in Digital Overdrive 

-submit safety posters

-Mindomo Computer Jobs (3E editors) [tchr link]

-Computer Component Presentations

-research and bookmark Arduino videos & resources to share

3E: plan "computer repair business"; report back to class tomorrow

3M:Fritzing demo

3E: share business proposals
2O, 3M: share Arduino resources (GDoc); view others' and pick your top three

3E: identify library computers to be replaced and which computers will replace them
3E: 3201 maintenance check 

[daily notes]
2O, 3M: top three Arduino sites; watch Udemy videos; Arduino kit exploration
2O, 3M: -Arduino cont'd
FYI: White Bread Shield for Arduino

All: daybook items on Diigo

2O, 3M: has everyone entered top three Arduino sites?
2O, 3M: Arduino cont'd
3M:Fritzing intro

All: Coding handout

3E:Computer Jobs spreadsheet (sign-in req'd)
2O, 3M: top three Arduino sites are...
All-intro electronics presentation

2O, 3M: Electronics test planning document

-2O, 3M: write electronics test questions (today; due tomorrow; no exceptions)
2O, 3M: Electronics test planning document cont'd

-review and mark test q's; create test (as a class)

-2O, 3M: Interactive Ohm's Law
-BDSS' Hour of Code

-ePortfolio req'ts
-ePortfolio marking request form

All: if finished, try Grok Python: Eliza (programming)

-ePortfolio contents
-Petruzella safety package (2O, 3M only)
-scavenger hunt
-cool tech

2O: start config'ing computers under table below Macs on our network next door

All: if finished, research XAMPP or try Grok Python: Eliza (programming)

-FYI: Google Tips

-Miracast demo

-finish everything in ePortfolio and submit for marking

-ePortfolio req'ts (I've added "Cool Tech" and "Daybook Feature")
-ePortfolio marking request form

-if finished everything (all previous assignments), install Portable XAMPP and try to get web server and/or FTP server running on your computer. If it seems too complicated, do the HTML tutorial below (save your files).

-PasswordBox: do not use!

-startup bookmarks reminder

-2O: ePortfolios
-previous projects
-3M: Arduino projects cont'd
-HTML Tutorial (discussion)

-demonstrate startup bookmarks for me

-priorities cont'd (exam exemption marks deadline end of class Wed)

-check marks (interviews)
-last day for exam exemption marking

-FYI: Pi
Jun 15-ePortfolio evaluations (all)

-ePortfolio evaluations (all)

-Course Evaluation
-Learning Skills & Work Habits self-evaluation

-Assembly schedule

-last day of class 

Pd 1 exam date

[interview notes] (tchr link)
Pd 2 exam date
Jun 22Pd 3 exam date

Pd 4 exam date
-Ubuntu installation

-web server test

-fill in ePortfolio form
 Jun 29 -Running Tina (vs Edison): Prove that...

I = V / R

-Tina challenge: construct a series circuit that proves that...

RT = R1 + R2 + R3 + ...

-Grok Python: Eliza

Grok: Python: Disease Outbreak

-demo of everyone's FTP servers

-class Diigo bookmarks

-write electronics tutorial website review 
-evaluate all reviewed websites and come up with your "top 3" list

-Edison: experiment and play with LED cicuit

-if finished, see additional instructions in teacher notes, above.

Arduino 3 LED circuit (Fritzing, breadboard) 

-Blinky circuit on Arduino

-demo of 3 LED program (comments, chunking code, variables)
-3 LED cont'd
-binary counter (4 LEDs)

-Arduino blinking circuit in Fritzing

-CS Unplugged quiz q's

-XAMPP & Apache web server

-prep Web Server test (sign-in req'd)
-FTP server

-config FTP server for at least two users (at least one is username: "anon", password "anon"), with access to a "public" folder on your M drive; include a basic web page in that folder that has your name in it as a heading 1 and a link to your next two neighbor's ftp servers. Also include a link to a utility you find on the Internet that you think would be useful in this class (try not to use the same utility as other students).
-practise for web server test
-prep for cool tech #2

-Cool Tech

-series and parallel intro with Tina

-Nick's Vex website

-Vex/Arduino cont'd

-Continue with Arduino and Vex projects under Nicholas' supervision. Be sure the Fritzing documents are finished and saved for circuits 1-5. When done, start creating screenshots of these (the layout and the schematic) for your ePortfolio.

-dismantle plotters
-Vex/Arduino cont'd
   -computer maintenance GDoc

-Computer History Website Review
-computer history cont'd (key points; create test)
-finish reviewing computer history content; prep q's
-present history websites; take notes on important content (as a class)
-review computer history q's; practice test (test is now Monday)
-computer history test

-Computer Maintenance/ Service Assignment

-Computational Art course demo pic | website

-demo of Vex Robotics (basic motor control; basic hardware overview)
-Vex demo cont'd (program a square path) 

-Turing Graphics
-Turing graphics cont'd
-FINISH Turing Graphics!
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