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WELCOME

Welcome to Mr. Hlavka's computer programming class at The Commodore John Rodgers School.
As a CJR Tech Student, you will be learning to write code using Scratch and the programming language, Python to build a variety of games.

MISSION STATEMENT
My mission is to empower students with exceptional leadership and problem-solving skills by cultivating the personal values of creativity, self-reliance, and contribution so that they may be the political and social innovators of tomorrow.
DAILY ROUTINE
Monday-Thursday
  • Content Enrichment (Warm-Up Drill)
  • DOW Activity
  • Whole Group Instruction (Intro to new material)
  • Independent Work Time (Project Based Learning)
  • Reflection (Adapt and Act)
  • Closure (Summary/Extension)
Day of the Week Activities (DOW)
  • Monday - Good Things
  • Tuesday - Tech Tuesday
  • Wednesday - Quote of the Week
  • Thursday - Student Showcase

Fridays

  • Content Enrichment (Warm-Up Drill)
  • 20% Time!!!!

What is 20% Time??? Read more HERE

20% Time Guidelines

  • Students must be working on code or an idea to related to game development. The idea, inspiration, and project however is completely up to the student.
  • Students MAY work in small groups of 2-4 if desired.
  • Projects will be shared and graded like all others. See 20% Rubric.
ANNOUNCEMENTS
Finish a project you're proud of? Post the link HERE once you've shared it, I'll add it to our Student Work page! Thanks for your contribution.

QUOTE OF THE WEEK
"The self is not something ready-made, but something in continuous formation through choice of action.”
-John Dewey

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