Sugar Labs @ NDSU

Building a smarter computing culture in Fargo, ND

As Tech Booms, Workers Turn to Coding for Career Change – The New York Times

As Tech Booms, Workers Turn to Coding for Career Change – The New York Times. Looks like people can learn coding at 26, not just 6 or 16, and still … Continue reading

July 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

PODS Game Design | Inspiring children in the Fargo-Moorhead-West Fargo area to enhance their creativity by designing video games.

PODS Game Design | Inspiring children in the Fargo-Moorhead-West Fargo area to enhance their creativity by designing video games.. PODS picking up where Sugar Labs @ NDSU left off, except: … Continue reading

July 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

Bay Area Teens Share the Love of Coding (Part 1)

Bay Area Teens Share the Love of Coding (Part 1). Pretty close to what we were trying to do, except we tried it with 4th and 5th grade kids.

July 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

Book chapter on building smarter computing cultures.

Chris, Matt, and Kevin have a chapter in Rhetoric and the Digital Humanities.  The chapter is a white paper that comes out of our three-year work on Sugar Labs @ … Continue reading

March 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Troubling Optics Behind the President Learning to Code : Stager-to-Go

The Troubling Optics Behind the President Learning to Code : Stager-to-Go. I was just telling a friend that I hate getting sucked in by Code.org and Code Hour and all … Continue reading

December 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Tissue Paper Reforms: Coding for Kindergartners | Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice

Tissue Paper Reforms: Coding for Kindergartners | Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice. Larry Cuban’s post provides a really nice, concise history of Logo and coding efforts.  As … Continue reading

August 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Inspire Innovation Lab founder passionate about engaging children, community in STEM education | INFORUM

Inspire Innovation Lab founder passionate about engaging children, community in STEM education | INFORUM. Sugar Labs supports a smarter (computing) culture.  I think we should see if the innovation lab … Continue reading

July 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Announcing the #Codespeak Kit! | Scholars Lab

Announcing the #Codespeak Kit! | Scholars Lab.

July 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Tech Genius Doesn’t Need To Be White, Male And Wearing A Hoodie – ReadWrite

Tech Genius Doesn’t Need To Be White, Male And Wearing A Hoodie – ReadWrite. Good initiative.  Been thinking about how our local Sugar Labs approach wasn’t quite right. We tried … Continue reading

July 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

How to Get Girls Into Coding – NYTimes.com

How to Get Girls Into Coding – NYTimes.com. Fabulous opinion piece.  Natalie Rusk, a Scratch developer, notes that the next two years are really important because the “call to code” hasn’t … Continue reading

June 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

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