Items shared by teachers AP CS A 2009
Live mesh is a program to synchronize your computing devices. You have storage on their mesh (up to 5 Gig for free). See https://www.mesh.com/welcome/default.aspx There are versions for Macs and Windows.
Physics simulator applets to show sound waves and drops of water - also developing chemistry applets
Applets to show sorting http://math.hws.edu/TMCM/java/xSortLab/
Bureau of Labor Statistics - Occupational Outlook Handbook http://www.bls.gov/OCO/
Computer Programmer http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos110.htm
Computer Scientist and Database Admin http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos042.htm
Software Engineer http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos267.htm
Flash animations provided with the book Intro to Programming in Java from Lawrenceville Press
Free software Jeliot - that shows the execution of a program visually http://cs.joensuu.fi/~jeliot/
Use role play to have students execute a program by calling methods and passing arguments.
Use Greenfoot to create subclasses such as Spider and SpiderWeb and add that to the ant scenario and have the spiders eat the ants. You can get Greenfoot from http://www.greenfoot.org
They can also create the game Yahtzee (see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yahtzee)
After the AP exam you can let them create things and also work together to create things and teach others.
They can create a paint program. They can modify scenarios in Greenfoot.
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