Name: Jake K.
Date: April 23, 2009

Summary of Work done in Introduction to Computer Science 2008-2009

Summary Reflection of the Year


In the method of your choice reflect on the following: the most important thing you've learned this year, what you've learned about global collaboration, the most interesting new technology you've learned about, and your favorite three things that we did this year in the course. At the end, include your message for how technology should be properly used to improve your education.


Flat Classroom Project



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I made this video to bring awareness on Darfur so that maybe people will realize what all is going on in Darfur. This video in my opinion is a good video that touches the heart.
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I have studied about connecting the world online. I studied how the internet has made the world flat. And that know where you are on the planet you can communicate with someone on the other side of the world just as fast as someone that live next door to you.


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Flat Classroom Project Connections:

Victoria- Hereford High, USA
Flick- Hawkesdale College, Australia
Lara N.- AIS-R, Saudi Arabia
Kira N- Capital High School, USA
Victoria B.- Sotogrande International School, Spain

Flat Classroom Conference


I Did not get the chance to attend the flatclassroom conference but I did attend virtually. I thought it was real interesting and I liked being able to attend it virtually.

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NetGenEd Project



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In my video I did not use my outsourced video that I was provided with.My video is about educational games that we can use in classroom to help understand easier. These games can also be used at home to help teach little kids to type and do other activities.

In the NetGenEd Project I studied educational games and how they can be used to make learning easier. I also talked about three specific games OpenSim,Woogie World and Webkinz. Also how they are used in education in today classrooms and homes.


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Information Technology



Timeline of the Digital Revolution

Digital revolution tells about the progress of the digital world from the 1800's to now.

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Convergence as we Speak

Convergence is the joining of two things.



Device Classification

Devices can be classified into input, output, processing, memory, or storage devices.
Software can be classified into application or system software.
Computers can be classified into personal computers, workstations, videogame consoles, servers, clients, mainframe computers, supercomputers, handheld computers, PDA's, smart phones, portable media players, or microcontrollers.



My Invention

In my video I made a semi that could change the way pit stops are done. This semi can go as fast as the car and is pulling a trailer which is used for pit stops. This will make it where you the cars never have to leave the track.



Competencies