Grace Hopper and Margaret Hamilton Win Presidential Medal of Freedom!

 

Two amazing, accomplished women who are true pioneers in Computer Science have been announced as winners of the Presidential Medal of Freedom! The awards will be presented on November 22, 2016. We all owe so much to these brilliant role models. Congratulations to Grace Hopper and Margaret Hamilton!

Grace Hopper (1906-1992)

Margaret Hamilton (1936-  )

https://techcrunch.com/2016/11/17/grace-hopper-and-margaret-hamilton-awarded-presidential-medal-of-freedom-for-computing-advances/

November 18, 2016 Meeting

We will meet in the board room at 25N at 5:45 tonight.

Tonight’s Agenda: JavaScript and Fun with Makey Makey!

November 11, 2016 Meeting

We will meet in the board room at 25N at 5:45 tonight.

Tonight’s Agenda:

Consider the following code segment.

for (int k = 0); k < 20; k = k + 2)

{

if (k  % 3) == 1)

{

      System.out.print (k + “  “)’

}

}

What is printed as a result of executing the code segment?

(A)   4 16

(B)   4 10  16

(C)   0 6  12  18

(D)   1 4  7  10  13  16  19

(E)  0 2  4  6  8  10  12  14  16  18

November 4, 2016 Meeting

We will meet in the board room at 25N at 5:45 tonight.

Tonight’s Agenda:

  • NCWIT Awards: NCWIT Aspirations Awards Site
    • Deadline for application is Monday November 7th
    • Deadline for educator recommendations and parent approval is Monday November 14th
  • Introduction to JavaScript
    • A first look at the text-based programming language JavaScript
    • Used extensively in Web development
    • Not a “standalone” language but for learning purposes we will use the programming platform at  Khan Academy Programming Course
  • Basic JavaScript Syntax
  • Variables in JavaScript
  • Operators in JavaScript

Notes: Introduction to JavaScript