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Computer Science - Jamiel Jackson

Homework & Announcements

Announcements

Study nightly for the End of Term Exam on 12/16/21

Homework

Food Truck Coding Projects Due 12/16/21 @ 10:30 a.m. when students report to take Final Exam!

 

Reminders

Chromebooks need to be charged at home nightly.

Students need to study nightly.

Youth for Christ- Sponsor

December 10- Monthly Meeting during Club Block.

Officers for the 21-22 School Year

President- Sarah Garceau

Vice President-Meredith Schmidt

Reporter-Holt Mason

Treasurer- Eva Gee

Chaplin- Kassidy Knott

E Sports Happenings

Every Monday-League of Legends Practice 3:05-5:30 P.M. Suspended until January after 12/6/21.

Every Tuesday-League of Legends Competition at 4:00 P.M. and Super Smash Ultimate Practice. Season is over and Suspended until January.

Every Wednesday-Super Smash Ultimate Competition at 4:00 P.M. and Rocket League Practice Season is over and practice is suspended until January.

Every Thursday-Rocket League Competition Playoffs at 4:00 P.M. Days will be announced.

Syllabus

The units that we will cover this semester will vary and will include coding, computer language, binary, networking, and other fundamentals of computers. The textbook that we will use for this course is Computer Science Principles: The Foundational Concepts of Computer Science. In addition, we will also use online resources while learning this material.

Unit 1: Computing Systems. The structures, functions, and interactions between application software, system software, and hardware with exploration into the relationship between hardware and software using the Internet.

Unit 2: Network and the Internet and Cyber Security. Information is broken down into smaller piece, transmitted as “packets” through multiple devices over networks and the Internet, and reassembled once it reaches its destination. Data can be threatened by malware, ransomware, and other computer attacks, using appropriate terminology.

Unit 3: Data and Analysis and Impacts of Computing. Data elements organization and storage. Use computer tools and methods for collaboration on a project to increase connectivity of people in different cultures and career fields.

Unit 4: Algorithms, Programming, and Coding. Develop a program working individually and in teams using text-based language. Identification of expected output of the program and any issues that they may have had along the way.

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Value of The Month

COMPASSION

Compassion and tolerance are not a sign of weakness, but a sign of strength.

-Dalai Lama

Jamiel Jackson

Faculty Information

Title(s)
Information Tech Specialist, E-Sports Head Coach

Contact Information

Email
(Primary)
School Phone
434-392-4131   x404

Education

Degree(s)
Bachelor of Science, Information Technology, University of Arizona Global Campus 2021

Other Information

Biography

Jamiel Jackson teaches Computer Science at Fuqua Upper School. He joined the Fuqua faculty in 2020. He also serves as Head Coach of the E-Sports team, which competes in games such as League of Legends, Super Smash Ultimate, Splatoon 2, Madden 21, FIFA 21, Rocket League, and SMITE. Jamiel received his Bachelor of Science from the University of Arizona Global Campus and is currently enrolled at the University of Arizona Global Campus to obtain his master's degree in Education specializing in Curriculum and Instruction.

Jamiel has 3 sons, Immanuel (grade 10), Roman (PK4), and Jayce (age 1). He is an avid outdoorsman and either hunts or fishes to relax in his down time. Jamiel is an associate member of the Burkeville Volunteer Fire Department.

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