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. Advertisements
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
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
Is Coding the Language of the Digital Age?. The “program or be programmed” discourse has legs! Rushkoff published his book in 2010. 2012 was “dubbed” code year. “Code Hour” is … Continue reading
The Female Perspective of Computer Science: Why Arts and Social Science Needs Code: Testimonials. One good post leads to another.
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).
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
An amazing interview with Alan Kay. He continues to articulate the sorts of goals we have at with our FargoXO project and the kinds of goals digital humanists can be … Continue reading
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
Teaching kids how to write computer programs, by Marshall Brain. Nice overview of programming initiatives, projects, and pedagogy for kids.