### Course Description

### Java with BlueJ

### Friday, January 24

discussed Wednesday’s quiz over arrays;

looked at some of the student code for the Treasure Hunt program (due today)

### Thursday, January 23

4.3-4.5 notes (Click here to watch)

### Wednesday, January 22

quiz over arrays;

worked on the Treasure Hunt program (due Friday);

continue working on the Treasure Hunt program

### Tuesday, January 21

4.2

### Monday, January 20

group-coded some more details of the Treasure Hunt program (due Friday);

quiz over arrays on Wednesday:

continue working on the Treasure Hunt program

### Friday, January 17

???

### Thursday, January 16

further discussed/demonstrated methods;

began discussing details of writing a Treasure Hunt program

### Wednesday, January 15

???

### Tuesday, January 14

began discussing/demonstrating classes and methods, modularization, reuse of code;

read: pp.169-172 (fields)

### Monday, January 13

???

### Friday, January 8

finished group discussion #6 on p. 165 (due Tuesday);

read: pp.167-168 (classes and methods)

### Thursday, January 9

???

### Wednesday, January 8

demonstrated usage of the sort method from the Arrays package;

began group discussion of the next coding task;

start on #6 on p. 165 (due Tuesday)

### Tuesday, January 7

???

### Monday, January 6

defined/discussed 2-arrays;

demonstrated usage of a 2-D array with a 2-D random walk simulator;

read: pp. 157-158; 162-164 (parallel arrays & Array utilities in Java class libraries)

### Monday, December 16

reviewed programs written this semester in preparation for semester exam (1:35 Wednesday afternoon)

### Friday, December 13

???

### Thursday, December 12

reviewed/contrasted student work on the current program;

explained/demonstrated how a String array is used to accept command-line arguments when a program is called;

those who haven’t–get it done by Monday

### Wednesday, December 11

???

### Tuesday, December 10

discussed details of the letter frequency counter program (due Thursday)

### Monday, December 9

???

### Friday, December 6

discussed/demonstrated the enhanced **for** loop;

wrote and discussed a random walk simulation using a 1-dimensional array;

briefly discussed our next program (found in the Teacher folder) involving finding the letter frequency in a text sample;

get started on the letter frequency counter program

### Thursday, December 5

???

### Wednesday, December 4

did more demonstration with 1-dimensional arrays;

read: pp. 154-156 (The enhanced **for** & String parameters to the main method)

### Tuesday, December 3

???

### Monday, December 2

discussed the quiz over methods of common classes;

defined/discussed/demonstrated 1-dimensional arrays;

read: pp. 149-153 (1-D arrays)

### Thursday, November 21

3.4 Slope of lines

### Wednesday, November 20

quiz over methods of common classes

### Tuesday, November 19

3.3 Quiz + 3.4 Slope of lines

### Monday, November 18

looked at some student programs;

discussed handout that summarized the methods we’d been using out of chapter 4;

quiz Wednesday over chapter 4

### Friday, November 15

3.2-3.3

### Thursday, November 14

examined some student work and suggested fixes;

continue working on #19 on p.140 (due Monday)

### Wednesday, November 13

3.1 and 3.2 Quiz + review test 2+Begin 3.3

HW:Complete 3.3 notes

### Tuesday, November 12

discussed details of the current program we’re working on;

continue working on #19 on p.140 (due next Monday instead of this Thursday)

### Monday, November 11

Complete 3.1 +3.2

HW:150: 9 -43 odd

### Friday, November 8

discussed/demonstrated techniques for reading and analyzing Strings with numeric data;

start working on #19 on p.140 (due next Thursday)

### Thursday, November 7

Compete chapter 2 Test + 3.1

HW: None

### Wednesday, November 6

tested and viewed some of the encryption programs;

briefly looked at methods in the Math class and the Integer class

read: pp.134-139 (the Math class and the Integer class);

looking ahead: start thinking about #19 on p.140 (due next Thursday)

### Tuesday, November 5

Chapter 2 Test

HW: 146 all

### Monday, November 4

further discussed/demonstrated aspects of doing the encryption program;

continue working on a program that will have the following selections on a menu:

1) encrypt a phrase

2) decrypt a phrase

3) QUIT

the program must use a password-seeded random number generator to encrypt the characters (due Wednesday)

### Friday, November 1

Chapter 2 Review

HW: 898 1-41 odd

### Thursday, October 31

discussed/demonstrated aspects of doing the encryption program;

continue working on a program that will have the following selections on a menu:

1) encrypt a phrase

2) decrypt a phrase

3) QUIT

the program must use a password-seeded random number generator to encrypt the characters (due next Wednesday)

### Wednesday, October 30

2.6 Quiz + 2.7 Proofs involving angle pairs (Notes)

HW: 127 #3-27 odd – Quiz Tuesday 11/5

### Tuesday, October 29

demonstrated a palindrome-checking program;

discussed/shared how to transform a password into a random number generating seed;

begin working on a program that will have the following selections on a menu:

1) encrypt a phrase

2) decrypt a phrase

3) QUIT

the program must use a password-seeded random number generator to encrypt the characters (due next Wednesday)

### Monday, October 28

2.6 Proof involving segments and angles

HW: 2.6 Worksheet – Quiz Wednesday

### Friday, October 25

discussed classes and objects, in contrast with primitive types;

looked at methods of the Random class and the Character class;

read: pp. 120-124 (the Character class)

### Thursday, October 24

???

### Wednesday, October 23

discussed dice rolling probability;

demonstrated a 2-dimensional random walk;

p.119 #2 dice rolling simulation (due Friday)

### Tuesday, October 22

???

### Monday, October 21

further developed a menu-driven program that does units conversion;

discussed the next program;

p.119 #2 dice rolling simulation (due Friday)

### Wednesday – Friday, October 16-18

Homeleave

### Tuesday, October 15

2.5 Algebraic Proof Stations

HW: None

### Monday, October 14

quiz over the for & do-while loops, the switch statement, and the Random class;

discussed the quiz

### Friday, October 11

???

### Thursday, October 10

demonstrated one of the guessing-game programs that had come in;

discussed/demonstrated the **switch** statement;

discussed #41 on p.113;

quiz Monday over **for**, **do-while**, **Random**, & **switch**

### Wednesday, October 9

2.4 Postulates/identify/ sketch diagram/ interpret 3-D diagrams

HW: Complete notes

### Tuesday, October 8

outlined #37 on p. 108;

discussed/demonstrated working with the Random class;

wrote a random walk simulation;

finish #37 on p.108 (due Thursday)

### Monday, October 7

2.2 Day 2

HW: 83 # 19-29 odd

### Friday, October 4

discussed/demonstrated the **do-while** loop;

demonstrated random number generation with the Random class;

do #37 on p.108 (due next Thursday)

### Thursday, October 3

2.2 Conditional statements

HW:82#3-17 odd

### Wednesday, October 2

discussed the Fibonacci number generator;

fine tuned the multiplication table we were working on last time;

read: pp. 104-107 (the **do-while** loop)

### Tuesday, October 1

Chapter 1 Geometry Test

HW:75 #1-12 ALL

### Monday, September 30

demonstrated nested **for** loops in making a multiplication table;

continue working on p.102 #29 (due Wednesday)

### Friday, September 27

1.7 Quiz + Played KABOOM game to review for the test on Tuesday (10/1)

HW: P60#5-39 odd Due on Tuesday

### Thursday, September 26

worked examples illustrating the **for** loop;

do p.102 #29 (due next Wednesday)

### Wednesday, September 25

1.7 Quiz + Played KABOOM game to review for test on Tuesday (10/1)

HW: P60#5-39 odd Due on Tuesday

### Tuesday, September 24

discussed/demonstrated the greatest of 3 problem;

read: pp. 89-100 (the **for** loop)

### Monday, September 23

1.7 Definition of Polygons+Convex/Concave+Equilateral/Equiangular/Regular

HW: P 52 5-29 odd

### Friday, September 20

discussed/demonstrated how to error trap numeric input;

worked on #18 on p.88 (due Tuesday)

### Thursday, September 19

discussed two worksheets from Tuesday + 1.6 notes on Polynomials (Watch the lesson here start at minute 2:15,)

### Wednesday, September 18

quiz on **while** and **if**;

discussed using && (and), || (or), and ! (not) with relational expressions;

do #18 on p. 88

### Tuesday, September 17

1.5 Extension – What can and cannot be assumed from diagrams, and how to mark a diagram with given information

HW: Mark Diagram WS + Assumptions WS – Quiz Thursday

### Monday, September 16

discussed/demonstrated single and double alternative decisions;

read: pp.82-87 (nested **if** statements);

quiz Wednesday over **if** and **while**

### Wednesday – Friday, September 11-13

Homeleave

### Tuesday, September 10

Complete 1.5

HW 38: 21-45 odd

### Monday, September 9

demonstrated nested loops with modifying #5 on p.76 so that the whole program would repeat;

read: pp. 78-80 (the **if** statement)

### Friday, September 6

???

### Thursday, September 5

demonstrated using a while loop by doing #5 on p. 76;

do # 4 on p.76 (turn it in on Monday)

### Wednesday, September 4

???

### Tuesday, September 3

discussed how to submit work and how to keep your project folder where you can access it;

read: pp. 67-73 (the **while** loop)

### Monday, September 2

1.4 Angle addition, congruent vs equivalent, angle bisector

HW: 28- 3-37 odd

### Friday, August 30

finished working on an interactive program that will calculate the volume of a pyramid;

demonstrated the DecimalFormat object;

finish up the pyramid program by Tuesday

### Thursday, August 29

1.4 Measure and classify angles

HW: Penguin angle measurement

### Wednesday, August 28

began working on an interactive program that will calculate the volume of a pyramid

### Tuesday, August 27

Continue working on applying the distance and midpoint formulas in the Mall Project

### Monday, August 26

demonstrated how to write an interactive program using the Scanner object for input

### Friday, August 23

derived distance and midpoint formulas

HW: Mall Project – first page due Tuesday, entire packet due Thursday at beginning of class.

### Thursday, August 22

discussed/demonstrated I/O with the Scanner class and with the JOptionPane class;

read: pp. 60-66 (I/O)

### Wednesday, August 21

Quiz 1.2 – introduction to 1.3

HW: read 1.3

### Tuesday, August 20

quiz over primitive types and arithmetic expressions;

briefly discussed/demonstrated Strings;

read: pp. 48-53 (Strings)

### Monday, August 19

Discussed congruency/equivalency, segment addition postulate, graphing and comparing line congruence and equivalence.

HW: Pg. 12 #7-27 odd – 1.2 Quiz Wednesday

### Friday, August 16

discussed/demonstrated writing numeric and boolean expressions;

read: pp. 38-44 (boolean and char types);

quiz on Tuesday over primitive types and operations with them

### Thursday, August 15

discussed binary representation of numbers;

discussed storage dimensions for primitive data types;

discussed arithmetic operators;

read: pp. 31-37 (numeric expressions and operators)

### Wednesday, August 14

discussed/demonstrated literals, variables, and types;

read: pp. 25-30 (primitive numeric types)

### Tuesday, August 13

discussed aspects of programming languages in general, and of Java in particular;

wrote a “first Java program” using BlueJ;

read: pp. 21-24 (literals and variables)

### Monday, August 12

explained nature of programming half of course;

acquired the textbook (Java with BlueJ) on personal devices;

read: pp. 11-18 (orientation)

### Friday, August 9

1.2 Congruency vs equivalency;

HW: None

### Thursday, August 8

HW: P. 5 Sketch a geometric figure: 15, 23, Read a 3 dimensional diagram: 17-21, Algebra review: 33-37

### Wednesday, August 7

HW:p 5 #1-13

### Tuesday, August 6

HW: Most Common Geometry Terms Scavenger Hunt – no quiz Wednesday

### Monday, August 5

HW: Take the Syllabus + Handbook Survey