First Day of School Stuff

posted Aug 23, 2017, 11:58 AM by Chris Higgins   [ updated Aug 24, 2017, 3:43 AM ]
AP Calculus BC
  • Calculator Required
    • TI-83, TI-83 Plus, TI-84 of any kind.  Do not buy a TI-NSpire.
    • We have a very limited supply of calculators to be loaned out at NHS.
  • Textbook
    • We have books; however, I do not plan on handing them out unless you want one.
    • PDF Version on my website.  Please DOWNLOAD the book to your device.
  • Notes
    • By Lecture and/or Online Videos.  Many classes will be spent working out problem sets.
  • Google Classroom
    • You should have received or will be receiving an email from me.  Join the Google Classroom for this course.
  • Webassign.net
    • I will provide you with a code.  Make sure you sign up as the homework will be on this website for much of the first quarter of school.
  • Headphones
    • Would be a good idea to invest in some.
AP Computer Science
  • Calculator not required
    • While not required, we do a lot of mathematical calculations in this course.
  • Textbook
    • We do not have textbooks.  It will all be done my website.
  • Downloads
    • We will start working on this at the end of the first day of school.
  • Pre-Assessment
    • We will be taking a Pre-Assessment for the course on the third day of school.
  • Google Classroom
    • You should have received or will be receiving an email from me.  Join the Google Classroom for this course.
  • COP - Computer On Policy
    • When you walk in the room, your computer should be on everyday.  Once we start programming, you will see why.
  • Announcements
    • We will attempt to watch announcements in this class each day they are broadcast.  Sometimes we end up just reading the announcements.

STAT 1010
  • Calculator Required
    • TI-83, TI-83 Plus, TI-84 of any kind.  Do not buy a TI-NSpire.
    • We have a very limited supply of calculators to be loaned out at NHS.
  • Textbook
    • We have books; however, I do not plan on handing them out unless you want one.
    • PDF Version on my website.  
    • You will be provided with a paper packet of notes for each of our four units.
  • Notes
    • By Lecture mostly.  Almost all information is in the form of a group discussion or group work.
  • Google Classroom
    • You should have received or will be receiving an email from me.  Join the Google Classroom for this course.

Pre-Calculus
  • Calculator Required
    • TI-83, TI-83 Plus, TI-84 of any kind.  Do not buy a TI-NSpire.
    • We have a very limited supply of calculators to be loaned out at NHS.
  • Textbook
    • We have books; however, I do not plan on handing them out unless you want one.
    • PDF Version on my website.  Please DOWNLOAD the book to your device.
  • Notes
    • By Lecture and/or Online Videos.  Many classes will be spent working out problem sets.
  • Google Classroom
    • You should have received or will be receiving an email from me.  Join the Google Classroom for this course.
  • Headphones
    • Would be a good idea to invest in some.

Honors Algebra II
  • Calculator Required
    • TI-83, TI-83 Plus, TI-84 of any kind.  Do not buy a TI-NSpire.
    • We have a very limited supply of calculators to be loaned out at NHS.
    • You will need to have this by next Wednesday.
  • Pre-Assessment
    • We will be taking a Pre-Assessment for the course on the second day of school.
    • Only a standard scientific calculator will be allowed.  I will provide you with the calculator.
  • Textbook
    • We use a book that is slightly different than regular Algebra II; therefore, we are going to make use of the fact that this course is a 1-1 course.
    • PDF Version on my website.  Please DOWNLOAD the book to your device.
    • A paper version of the homework problems will be available every few chapters.
  • Notes
    • By Lecture and/or Online Videos.
    • Almost all students have chosen to keep a paper notebook in the past.
  • Google Classroom
    • You should have received or will be receiving an email from me.  Join the Google Classroom for this course.
  • Headphones
    • Would be a good idea to invest in some.

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