Become The Best!

Companion website for 2016-17 classes

Mr. Dave Gretz, instructor

voicemail: 513.876.5282
home base: Room 114, Stephen T. Badin High School


Honors Programming 3

challenges with our first-ever programming class in an OS X environment. Students with a previous core foundation in programming will reinforce and expand those skills from a new perspective - Swift and Objective-C. Get ready to create fun and useful apps!

Game Theory & Design 2

explores the complexities of building applications for education, management and amusement, from a designer’s perspective. Strategic thinking, cooperative and competitive strategies, and a "theory of fun" are employed as students develop programming skills in a gaming environment.

AP Computer Science Principles

introduces students to the creative aspects of programming, abstractions, algorithms, large data sets, the Internet, cybersecurity concerns, and computing impacts. Students have the opportunity to use technology to address real-world problems and build relevant solutions. Excited to offer this course im its first year of availabilty!

Robotics 2

students experience hands-on practice developing cool useful skills: Planning, problem analysis and definition. Experimental design and implementation. Building and programming. Cooperation and teamwork. Record-keeping and reporting. Ethical, legal and social impacts. It's going to be a busy year!

Programming 1

provides students with the fundamental and advanced concepts in computer programming. HTML, CSS, Javascript, and the Bootstap framework are the primary tools used to develop skills by practical application. Hello, World!



Everything's just ducky

meet an essential friend!






The Seven Big Ideas

The "seven big ideas" encompass the ideas foundational to studying computer science. These ideas are incorporated throughout the tech curriculum at Badin, and are a particular focus of the AP Computer Science Principles class.


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