Sugar Labs @ NDSU

Building a smarter computing culture in Fargo, ND

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

Piloting after school clubs to ignite interest in Computer Science | Research Blog

Piloting after school clubs to ignite interest in Computer Science | Research Blog. A robust extra-curricular model for teaching CS (or what us humanists call proceduracy).

January 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Afterschool and Expanded Learning | American Institutes for Research

Afterschool and Expanded Learning | American Institutes for Research. As we explore options for 2013 and beyond, the American Institute for Research’s report, Beyond the Bell, will be a good … Continue reading

June 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Why your 8-year-old should be coding | VentureBeat

Why your 8-year-old should be coding | VentureBeat. An article about another learn-to-code program called “Tynker.” Screen shots suggest it has a lot in common with Scratch, including Scratch 2.0: … Continue reading

April 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

CSG Etoys Projects

CSG Etoys Projects. I’ve been reading about the great work done by the Columbus School for Girls, and now I find out they have great resources online, too!

February 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Scalable Game Design wiki – Gamewiki

Scalable Game Design wiki – Gamewiki. Great project thinking about “scalability” of teaching CS and Computational Thinking to middle school students and teachers.  I see they have a South Dakota … Continue reading

December 10, 2012 · Leave a comment

Lesson Plans from OLPC in Charlotte, NC

xolp – Home. 1st through 5th grade lesson plans, plans for ELA, Math, Science, and Social Studies.   Good model collection.

December 4, 2012 · Leave a comment

Reboot in Recruiting Women

  The Chronicle of Higher Education has an article in its Nov. 2 “Diversity in Academe” issue about recruiting women to Computer Science.  A few schools are commended for having … Continue reading

November 15, 2012 · Leave a comment

Teaching kids how to write computer programs, by Marshall Brain

Teaching kids how to write computer programs, by Marshall Brain. Nice overview of programming initiatives, projects, and pedagogy for kids.

October 15, 2012 · 1 Comment

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