COMPUTER SCIENCE DISCOVERIES
2018-2019 COURSE SYLLABUS
INSTRUCTOR: Ms. J. Kung
Computer Science Discoveries (CS Discoveries) is an introductory computer science course that empowers students to create authentic artifacts and engage with computer science as a medium for creativity, communication, problem solving, and fun.
Pencil or pen, notebook, USB Flash drive, headphone/ear buds
Unit 1: Computers and Logic
Unit 2: Web Development
Unit 3: Interactive Games and Animations
Unit 4: The Design Process
Unit 5: Data and Society
Unit 6: Internet of Things
ABSOLUTELY NO FOOD, GUM, CANDY, OR DRINKS ALLOWED IN THE COMPUTER LAB.
Arrive to class on time, prepared and ready to learn.
Treat everyone with courtesy and respect.
Treat personal and school property with respect.
Actively participate in classroom activities and discussions.
Act responsibly and accept consequences for your actions.
Students will be responsible for completing all assignments, homework, and projects ON TIME.
Any assignments grade below 70 and missing assignment due to absences, students will have to make up all the missing assignments no later than one calendar week in your own time.
When you first enter the classroom:
Be seated in assigned seat
Read new posts on classroom HUB
Begin Do Now activity
When bell rings at end of period:
Clean up and organize your workstation based on procedures
Return materials in their rightful place
Stay in your assigned seat until dismissed
Consequences for Violation of Classroom Rules
1st Offense: Verbal Warning
2nd Offense: Student-Teacher Conference
3rd Offense: Phone Call Home
4th Offense: Parent-Student-Teacher Conference
5th Offense: Office Referral
Cell Phone Policy
The use of cell phones during class is strictly prohibited. This includes sending or checking text messages. A violation of this policy will result in the confiscation of the cell phone until the end of the period. Repetitive cell phone violations will result in the confiscation of the cell phone, which will then be turned into the Main Office
40% Summative Assessments (major projects, tests, GPS projects etc.)
50% Formative Assessments (daily assignments, quizzes etc.)
10% Daily Works/Homework (class participation)