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This site is designed to provide unique interactive experiences, and to connect you with the sites you need for Mr. Smith's classes.

Universally useful and available

Semester Grade Calculator
Conference Session Registration
Mr. Smith's Google Site
Calendars for all classes
Create your own website: Google Sites
Bell Schedules: Normal | Grades and Goals
District sites: FOCUS | itslearning | Achieve 3000
Exam Schedules: Spring 2018

Government

Summer Assignment: Constitution C-Notes (Summer 2018)
AP textbook | Regular textbook
AP Government video resources
Debates: Submit Debate Evidence | Guide to Debating
CollegeBoard Course and Exam Description (Unit Study Guides)
Surveys: Analyze Survey Data
Games: Do I have a Right? | LawCraft | People's Pie | Win the White House | Executive Command | Court Quest | The Redistricting Game
AP Foundational Documents: Brutus No. 1 | Federalist No. 10 | Federalist No. 51 | Federalist No. 70 | Federalist No. 78 | Declaration of Independence | Articles of Confederation | Interactive Constitution | Letter from a Birmingham Jail |
Document Collections: Federalist Papers | Federalist Papers study guide |
Court Cases: Oyez
Reviews: A to Z Amendments Review | The Most Perfect Album (Amendments) | Vocabulary Review
Supreme Court: Acts of Congerss Held Unconstitutional Citizenship test: Practice Test | Questions and answers | Explanations for questions
Extra Credit: The Great Thanksgiving Listen

Economics

AP textbook | Regular textbook | AP book resources
AP Macro video resources

Debates: Submit Debate Evidence
Research tools: FRED | FRED: More Popular Series | FREDcast | Gapminder World
Interesting FRED graphs: Great Recession WP article | Current vs. potential real GDP | Unemployment rate vs. NRU | Sticky price CPI inflation rate | Actual vs. total bank reserves | Monetary base, total reserves and Fed-held MBS
Monetary policy: Interest on reserve balances
International finance: mjmfoodie episode 33 | Big Mac Index | Trade Deficits Project | Countries without floating currencies
YouTube: Crash Course | mjmfoodie | ACDCEcon | ACDC 15 Minute review | ACDC 30 Minute review
Economics Games: Desert Island Game | Escape from Barter Island | Shmoop Money and Banking Game | Chair the Fed Game
Financial literacy: EverFi
Great Recession Project: Book Study List
POW Camp Reading: Original Article | 2012 summary by Tim Harford | 2015 summary by Fabien Hassan | Some reading questions
Construction Paper Graphs: 01 Production Possibilities | 02 Business Cycles | 03 Consumption Function | 04 Aggregate Model, Traditional | 05 Aggregate Model, Modern | 06 Countercyclical Fiscal Policy | 07 Long-Run Self Correction | 08 Money Market | 09 Investment Demand | 10 Monetary Policy | 11 Loanable Funds | 12 Crowding Out in Recession | 13 Phillips Curves | 14 Phillips-Aggregate Link | 15-16 Foreign Exchange

Regular STINGs: Links to Articles
Taxes and Spending: Where Taxes Come From | Where Tax Dollars Go
Flipgrid: AP Macro
TCU AP Study Session (due 04/06): April 21 (8:30AM - 1:00PM)
Taxes: Free File Alliance | Tax rates through 2012

Computer Science

Pre-AP Textbook
Other readings for Pre-AP: CS For All | Javascript Logical Operators | Game Development Intro
Online Courses: Google Classroom | code.org
Development sites: EarSketch | Repl.it | Codiva | Code.org Studio (courses) | SNAP (Pre-AP)
Practice sites: CodingBat | CodingBat custom problems | Code Workout | CodeStepByStep
Strings: YouTube Intro 1 | YouTube Intro 2 | CodingBat String problems
Text Adventure: Zork Online | Sample Adventure | Sample Diagram
Chatbots: Eliza | ALICE | Elbot (click on Start a Chat)
Search and Sort: Comparison animations | Sort Detective
Battlegorithms Leaderboards
Fun intro activities: Lightbot
Ethics: Should You Kill the Fat Man? | Moral Machine at MIT | My Goodness! (how good are you?)
CSP Tasks: Assessment Overview and Performance Tasks handout Explore Task Survival Guide from code.org | CollegeBoard Digital Portfolio
Videos: Greenfoot in 5 Minutes
Image editors: Pictonize | Fotor (beauty filters)
Games: Binary Game | Binary Numbers | Binary Bonanza | Boolean Box | Set online at New York Times | Binary-Hex Challenge | Exploding Dots
Flowcharts: Draw.io
Vocabulary: APCSP | Honors CS1
(these links will ONLY work from inside the school)
Classroom Economy
Submit STINGs
Grades and Goals
Upload Image
Vocabulary Study Games: AP Government | AP Macroeconomics | Pre-AP Computer Science
Multiple-Choice Review