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Mr Jacobs

Email: 
sjacobs@amherst.k12.va.us (preferred contact)
Phone: 
434-528-6499 ext 30885
Classes Taught: 
AFDA (Algebra Functions and Data Analysis), Computer Math, Cybersecurity Fundamentals, and Cybersecurity Technology Systems

Invitations for guardians to join google classroom will go out soon (AFDA and Computer Math), please accept to get a weekly progress report.

Working together, we will achieve success.

 

AFDA Syllabus

We will use the desmos (www.desmos.com) for a graphing calculator in the class.  Students can access this on a smart phone or home computer as well.

1st 9 Weeks

  • Review for Algebra 1 SOL Test retakes.
  • Organizing information and Problem solving strategies.
  • Compare and Contrast ratios and proportions
  • Linear Functions and graphs
  • Mathematical Modeling

2nd 9 Weeks

  • Analyze function families and ways to represent them.
  • Global and Local maximums and minimums
  • Graph transformations
  • Average rate of change
  • Graph intercepts
  • Lines and curves of best fit
  • Scatter Plots

3rd 9 Weeks

  • Constraints and Linear Programming Techniques
  • Systems of Inequality
  • Solving Functions
  • Domain, range, and zeroes
  • Quadratic equations
  • Variation

4th 9 Weeks

  • Probability
  • Statistics
  • Personal Finance

 

Computer Math Syllabus

1st 9 Weeks

  • Review Algebra basics
  • Different number systems
  • Binary and Hexadecimal Conversions
  • Introduction to JavaScript

2nd 9 Weeks

  • Introduction to JavaScript

3rd 9 Weeks

  • Spreadsheets and their uses
  • SQL databases

4th 9 Weeks

  • Applied Mathematics Projects

Cybersecurity Fundamentals Syllabus - an inclusive envirement, we teach all students.

Students need a spiral or composition notebook.

1st 9 Weeks

  • Ethics Contract
  • Cisco Introduction to Cybersecurity (5 chapters)

2nd 9 Weeks

  • A World of Experts and Criminals
  • The Cybersecurity Cube
  • Cybersecurity Threats, Vulnerabilities, and Attacks

3rd 9 Weeks

  • The Art of Protecting Secrets
  • The Art of Ensuring Integrity
  • The 5 Nines Concept

4th 9 Weeks

  • Protecting a Cybersecurity Domain
  • Becoming a Cybersecurity Specialist
  • Operating Systems
  • Microsoft Technology Assistant Certification

Cybersecurity Systems Technology

Students will need a spiral or composition notebook.

1st 9 Weeks

  • Ethics Contract
  • Desktop Computer Components
  • Laptop Computer Components
  • Mobility Fundamentals

2nd 9 Weeks

  • Mobility Fundamentals
  • Introduction to Networks
  • Confifguring Network Operating Systems
  • Network Protocols and Communication

3rd 9 Weeks

  • Network Access
  • Ethernet
  • Network Layer

4th 9 Weeks

  • IP Addressing
  • Subnetting IP Networks
  • Transport Layer
  • Application Layer
  • Build a small network
  • Certification

 

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