--Online Distance Learning Assignments and Information--


Welcome to my online AP Comp Sci class. So, let's get rolling! I will be available via email 24/7 and will respond when I can. However, I will be parked at my computer Monday and Wednesday 1-2:30pm and Friday morning 9am-12pm. During these times I will get back to you immediately via email. Work/updates are due before the start of the next online class. Submit your work any time before the next class. Contact me with any questions or concerns.

End of Semester

  1. Send me an email agreeing that you are done and taking your "A" grade. For each of you, it has been a pleasure having you in class. Seniors, good luck. Non-seniors, I hope to see you in August.
  2. Those of you without an "A" grade, I will be collecting late work for the last 2 weeks of the semester. I will give you FULL credit for assignments not turned in. Expect to hear from me if you do not have an "A" in the class.
  3. You can send me an email to turn in work or ask questions 24/7. I will get back to ASAP.
  4. Follow school and ASB social media accounts for tons of information and even some fun!
  5. Stay safe everyone!
  6. I miss you all, well almost all of you. and you know who you are!

 

Class Content- Wednesday May 20, 2020

  1. This will be the last assignment for those of you who have an "A" in AP Comp Sci Principals. Send me an email this weekend after Friday May 22 agreeing that you are done and taking your "A" grade. For each of you, it has been a pleasure having you in class. Seniors, good luck. Non-seniors, I hope to see you in August.
  2. Those of you without an "A" grade, I will be collecting late work for the last 2 weeks of the semester. I will give you full credit for assignments not turned in. Expect to hear from me if you do not have an "A" in the class.
  3. The new grading policy video is located here- https://www.hartdistrict.org/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=1694007&type=d&pREC_ID=video
  4. 10th and last Computer hardware unit assignment... Build a Computer- Have some fun and build your own computer. You can make a budget machine or a full blown gaming monster. In an email, list for me the computer part name and model. Please include the price. Here are the items you need to list for me in your email- motherboard, RAM, CPU, monitor, graphics card, mouse, keyboard, and monitor. Feel free to add any extras if you want. This last assignment is worth 20 points. HERE is a link to the 2 computers at my house.
  5. Follow school and ASB social media accounts for tons of information and even some fun!
  6. Stay safe, and stay inside!
  7. Take care of your family!
  8. Miss you all, well almost all of you!

 

Class Content- Monday May 18, 2020

  1. This will be the last week of assignments (today and Wednesday) for those of you who have an "A" in AP Comp Sci Principals. Send me an email this weekend after Friday May 22 agreeing that you are done and taking your "A" grade. For each of you, it has been a pleasure having you in class. Seniors, good luck. Non-seniors, I hope to see you in August.
  2. Those of you without an "A" grade, I will be collecting late work for the last 2 weeks of the semester. I will give you full credit for assignments not turned in. Expect to hear from me if you do not have an "A" in the class.
  3. The new grading policy video is located here- https://www.hartdistrict.org/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=1694007&type=d&pREC_ID=video
  4. Computer hardware unit continued... External Digital Storage- comprises devices that store information outside a computer. Such devices may be permanently attached to the computer, may be removable, connected via the internet, or may use removable media.
  5. Here is the 10th assignment for our parts of a computer unit- Read article HERE. Write a one paragraph or more review and send my way via email- cburrill@hartdistrict.org. Due Wednesday May 20th.
  6. Follow school and ASB social media accounts for tons of information and even some fun!
  7. Stay safe, and stay inside!
  8. Take care of your family!
  9. Miss you all, well almost all of you!

 

Class Content- Wednesday May 13, 2020

  1. The new grading policy video is located here- https://www.hartdistrict.org/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=1694007&type=d&pREC_ID=video
  2. On May 22, you may email me and let me know if you would like to be done with this course. You would receive the letter grade you have in Infinite Campus at that time. You would be done with AP Comp Sci Principals. Students do not have to be done, you can continue to work till June 4th to raise your grade and then receive you grade at that end date.
  3. Let me kow if you want to make-up late or old work.
  4. Computer hardware unit continued... RAM- (pronounced ramm) is an acronym for random access memory, a type of computer memory that can be accessed randomly; that is, any byte of memory can be accessed without touching the preceding bytes. RAM is found in servers, PCs, tablets, smartphones and other devices, such as printers.
  5. Here is the 9th assignment for our parts of a computer unit- Watch Video HERE. Write a one paragraph or more review and send my way via email- cburrill@hartdistrict.org. Due Wednesday May 13th.
  6. Follow school and ASB social media accounts for tons of information and even some fun!
  7. Stay safe, and stay inside!
  8. Take care of your family!
  9. Miss you all, well almost all of you!

 

Class Content- Monday May 11, 2020

  1. The new grading policy video is located here- https://www.hartdistrict.org/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=1694007&type=d&pREC_ID=video
  2. On May 22, you may email me and let me know if you would like to be done with this course. You would receive the letter grade you have in Infinite Campus at that time. You would be done with AP Comp Sci Principals. Students do not have to be done, you can continue to work till June 4th to raise your grade and then receive you grade at that end date.
  3. Let me kow if you want to make-up late or old work.
  4. Computer hardware unit continued... Mother Board- Motherboard is a multifaceted PCB (printed circuit board) that is the fundamental element of a lot of electronic devices, predominantly Personal computers. Motherboards are also acknowledged as system board, main board or logic board (in case of Apple PCs).
  5. Here is the 9th assignment for our parts of a computer unit- Read article HERE. Write a one paragraph or more review and send my way via email- cburrill@hartdistrict.org. Due Wednesday May 13th.
  6. Follow school and ASB social media accounts for tons of information and even some fun!
  7. Stay safe, and stay inside!
  8. Take care of your family!
  9. Miss you all, well almost all of you!

 

Class Content- Wednesday May 6, 2020

  1. Let me kow if you want to make-up late or old work.
  2. Computer hardware unit continued... Hard Drives- The hard drive is what stores all your data. ... The data is stored on a stack of disks that are mounted inside a solid encasement. These disks spin extremely fast (typically at either 5400 or 7200 RPM) so that data can be accessed immediately from anywhere on the drive.
  3. Here is the 8th assignment for our parts of a computer unit- Read article HERE. Write a one paragraph or more review and send my way via email- cburrill@hartdistrict.org. Due Friday May 8th.
  4. Follow school and ASB social media accounts for tons of information and even some fun!
  5. Stay safe, and stay inside!
  6. Take care of your family!
  7. Miss you all, well almost all of you!

 

Class Content- Monday May 4, 2020

  1. Let me kow if you want to make-up late or old work.
  2. Computer hardware unit continued... Computer Keyboard- A computer keyboard is a typewriter-style device which uses an arrangement of buttons or keys to act as mechanical levers or electronic switches.
  3. Here is the 7th assignment for our parts of a computer unit- Read article HERE. Write a one paragraph or more review and send my way via email- cburrill@hartdistrict.org. Due Wednesday May 6th.
  4. Follow school and ASB social media accounts for tons of information and even some fun!
  5. Stay safe, and stay inside!
  6. Take care of your family!
  7. Miss you all, well almost all of you!

 

Class Content- Wednesday April 29, 2020

  1. I am turning in grades today!
  2. Computer hardware unit continued... Computer Monitor- A computer monitor is an output device that displays information in pictorial form. A monitor usually comprises the visual display, circuitry, casing, and power supply.
  3. Here is the 6th assignment for our parts of a computer unit- Watch the video HERE. Write a one paragraph or more review and send my way via email- cburrill@hartdistrict.org
  4. Follow school and ASB social media accounts for tons of information and even some fun!
  5. Stay safe, and stay inside!
  6. Take care of your family!
  7. Miss you all, well almost all of you!

 

Class Content- Monday April 27, 2020

  1. I am turning in grades today!
  2. Computer hardware unit continued... Computer Mouse- A computer mouse (plural mice or mouses) is a hand-held pointing device that detects two-dimensional motion relative to a surface. This motion is typically translated into the motion of a pointer on a display, which allows a smooth control of the graphical user interface of a computer.
  3. Here is the 5th assignment for our parts of a computer unit- Read the article HERE. Write a one paragraph or more review and send my way via email- cburrill@hartdistrict.org
  4. Follow school and ASB social media accounts for tons of information and even some fun!
  5. Stay safe, and stay inside!
  6. Take care of your family!
  7. Miss you all, well almost all of you!

 

Class Content- Wednesday April 22, 2020

  1. Computer hardware unit continued... Graphics Card- A Graphics Card is a piece of computer hardware that produces the image you see on a monitor. The Graphics Card is responsible for rendering an image to your monitor, it does this by converting data into a signal your monitor can understand.
  2. Here is the 4th assignment for our parts of a computer unit- Read the article HERE. Write a one paragraph or more review and send my way via email- cburrill@hartdistrict.org
  3. Follow school and ASB social media accounts for tons of information and even some fun!
  4. Stay safe, and stay inside!
  5. Take care of your family!
  6. Miss you all, well almost all of you!

 

Class Content- Monday April 20, 2020

  1. Computer hardware unit continued... Moore's Law- Computers will double in speed every couple years.
  2. Here is the 3rd assignment for this unit- Read the article HERE. Write a one paragraph or more review and send my way via email- cburrill@hartdistrict.org
  3. Follow school and ASB social media accounts for tons of information and even some fun!
  4. Stay safe, and stay inside!
  5. Take care of your family!
  6. Miss you all!

 

Class Content- Wednesday April 15, 2020

  1. We are not returning to school this semester! So everything for class will be on this webpage.
  2. Computer hardware unit continued... Processor Speed- Clock speed is the rate at which a processor executes a task and is measured in Gigahertz (GHz). Once, a higher number meant a faster processor, but advances in technology have made the processor chip more efficient so now they do more with less.
  3. Here is the 2nd assignment for this unit- Read the article HERE. Write a one paragraph or more review and send my way via email- cburrill@hartdistrict.org
  4. Follow school and ASB social media accounts for tons of information and even some fun!
  5. Stay safe, and stay inside!
  6. Take care of your family!
  7. Miss you all!

 

Class Content- Monday April 13, 2020

  1. We are not returning to school this semester! So everything for class will be on this webpage.
  2. Upload or share your completed Explore Performance Task. It ewill be worth 30 points. It is now due. You have had much more than the suggested time by College Board to complet this project.
  3. I will be grading for completion on Monday April 13. If you don't finish, then I will place a missing grade in Infinite campus until you are done and contact me.
  4. We are starting a new unit, Computer Hardware. We will start with the Processor or Central Processing Unit (CPU). A central processing unit (CPU), also called a central processor or main processor, is the electronic circuitry within a computer that executes instructions that make up a computer program. The CPU performs basic arithmetic, logic, controlling, and input/output (0 or 1) operations specified by the instructions.
  5. Here is the first assignment- Watch the video HERE. Write a one paragraph or more review and send my way via email- cburrill@hartdistrict.org
  6. Hope you all had a great spring break!
  7. Follow school and ASB social media accounts for tons of information and even some fun!
  8. Stay safe, and stay inside!
  9. Miss you all!

 

Class Content- Wednesday April 1, 2020

  1. Not sure if we will return to school this semester. No official word yet from district.
  2. Next week is Spring Break.
  3. Follow school and ASB social media accounts for tons of information and even some fun!
  4. Due date for explore Performance task upload/share with Coach B is Sunday April 12 (end of spring break).
  5. Assignment 10pts- Send me yet another (5th) email (cburrill@hartdistrict.org) with the status of your Performance Task Explore. Knowing that this is now such a major part of your AP Score, what are your plans now? Email due at 11am Friday (April 3). I do not want to assign any other work for now as I believe this should be the focal point of your time! If you are done with the Explore Perfromance Task, please send me an updat email anyways. Go ahead and upload to the College Board.
  6. Upload or share your completed Explore Performance Task with me. It will be worth 30 points.
  7. I will "see" you all after Spring Break!
  8. Stay safe, and stay inside!
  9. Miss you all!

 

Class Content- Monday March 30, 2020

  1. Return to school date has changed to May 5th. So we will continue to virtually move on!
  2. Follow school and ASB social media accounts for tons of information and some fun!
  3. BIG NEWS- College Board has decided for our class that there will be no Multiple Choice Test to end this year. Your 2 performance tasks are now the only two things being graded for your AP score!! Just wow! So make sure you Perfromance Task Create is increadable!
  4. Due date for explore Performance task upload/share with Coach B is Sunday April 12 (end of spring break).
  5. Assignment 10pts- Send me yet another (4th) email (cburrill@hartdistrict.org) with the status of your Performance Task Explore. Knowing that this is now such a major part of your AP Score, what are your plans now? Email due ue 11am Monday (March 30). I do not want to assign any other work for now as I believe this should be the focal point of your time! If you are done with the Explore Perfromance Task, please send me an updat email anyways. Go ahead and upload to the College Board.
  6. I will "see" you all on Wednesday at 1pm!
  7. Stay safe, and stay inside!
  8. Miss you all!

 

Class Content- Wednesday March 25, 2020

  1. Follow school and ASB social media accounts for tons of information and some fun!
  2. BIG NEWS- College Board has decided for our class that there will be no Multiple Choice Test to end this year. Your 2 performance tasks are now the only two things being graded for your AP score!! Just wow! So make sure you Perfromance Task Create is increadable!
  3. Assignment 10pts- Send me yet another (third) email (cburrill@hartdistrict.org) with the status of your Performance Task Explore. Knowing that this is now such a major part of your AP Score, what are your plans now? Due 11am Monday (March 30). I do not want to assign any other work for now as I believe this should be the focal point of your time!
  4. I will "see" you all on Monday at 1pm!
  5. Stay safe, and stay inside!
  6. Miss you all!

 

Class Content- Monday March 23, 2020

  1. I turned in grades today (Monday March 23) at 11am. It included 2 online assignments from last Wednesday. If you are missing work, please get it to me so I can chnge your zero scores. If you are missing old work, let me know so we can come up with a plan.
  2. Looks like we are going to be online for a while now, please complete each of the assignments I give here in a timely manner. Let me know of any questions or problems.
  3. Follow school and ASB social media accounts for tons of information.
  4. Watch WRTV 1st online episode HERE.
  5. BIG NEWS- College Board has decided for our class that there will be no Multiple Choice Test to end this year. Your 2 performance tasks are now the only two things being graded for your AP score!! Just wow! So make sure you Perfromance Task Create is increadable!
  6. Assignment 10pts- Send me an email (cburrill@hartdistrict.org) with the status of your Performance Task Explore. Knowing that this is now such a major part of your AP Score, what are your plans now? Due 11am Wednesday (March 25).
  7. Assignment 10pts- Read article on Credit Cards HERE- Send me an email with a one paragraph recap and/or your thoughts on the article. Due 11am Wednesday (March 25).
  8. I will "see" you all on Wednesday at 1pm!
  9. Stay safe, and stay inside!
  10. Miss you all!

 

Class Content- Wednesday March 18, 2020

  1. Infinite Campus has been updated for this class with Unit 4 test grade and all missing work that has been given to me. Contact me if any issues.
  2. I will be turning in grades this Monday March 23 for the 10 week grading period. I will tun in grades at 11am.
  3. Assignment 10pts- Send me an email (cburrill@hartdistrict.org) with the status of your Performance Task Explore. What is your inovation and how far along are you on the project. Due 11am Monday morning.
  4. Assignment 10pts- Read article on Digital Divide HERE- Send me an email with a one paragraph recap and/or your thoughts on the article. Due 11am monday morning.
  5. UPDATE- Performance Task Explore must be uploaded to College Board Digital Portfolio by Friday April 3. You should be working on this project at home. HERE is link to my webpage for this PErformance Task.
  6. Next online class will be Monday March 23 1-2:30pm.
  7. I will be available via email Friday morning 9am-12pm.
  8. You can send me an email to turn in work or ask questions 24/7. I will get back to ASAP.
  9. Stay safe and stay home.
  10. I miss you all, well almost all of you. and you know who you are!