WELCOME PARENTS! Honors Computer Programming Ms. L. Dutchen Let me introduce myself • • • • • • Ms. Laurie Dutchen Teaching since 1979 At Glen Cove High School since 1994 801-7610 (Main Office) [email protected] Web Site http://www.glencove.k12.ny.us/teachers/dutchen/default.htm SEMESTER 1: Programming in VB.NET using Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 • Programming is different from any other course taken • Extends the concept of computer programming from the Intro class • Teaches the steps to solve a problem using the computer • An interactive, object oriented, event driven language • State of the art technology SEMESTER 2: Programming in Java using BlueJ • Introduction to Java • Prepares students for the AP Computer Science A course • Object-oriented language features • Applets • Graphics Day-to-Day Routine • Instruction Days – New topic introduced – Examples with class – Independent Practice • Project Days – Independent work • in class, free periods, and after school • Bring every day: – Notebook (Word) – pen/pencil – questions What will we cover? Make sure you pick up a copy of the course outline, showing all the topics the students will be learning Grading Components • • • • Chapter Tests 30% Labs 40% Homework 15% Participation 15% QUESTIONS ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?