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.
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
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
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
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
Announcing the #Codespeak Kit! | Scholars Lab.
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
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
Tacoma Community House – Downloadable Materials. Good looking set of materials from the Tacoma Community House.
Originally posted on Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice:
Schools as “museums of virtue”* and schools as engines of change have been dominant and conflicting metaphors in the…