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
Rudimentary Programming with Google Blockly – ProfHacker – The Chronicle of Higher Education. Blocky looks like a reverse engineered Turtle Blocks. Has Google provided any improvements?
Example Lessons | XO Australia Manual. One of the best collections of lesson plans I have seen, but still limited (10 examples) and doesn’t incorporate some of the more complex … Continue reading
Turtle Art on Vimeo on Vimeo The Digital Literacy Project has 34 videos in their collection, most of them Sugar tutorials like this one for Turtle Art.
TurtleArt samples. OLPC Canada users are producing some great Turtle Art!
I just found this wikispaces page with some great lesson plans to consider as a template for our use of Turtle Art: http://logo-math.wikispaces.com/LESSONS. This is why I wish more teachers … Continue reading
Happy Nerds – Programming Links for Kids. Happy Nerds is one of the key links from the previous story and post. The site is very simple: an annotated guide … Continue reading
Computational thinking enables you to bend computation to your needs. It is becoming the new literacy of the 21st century. via A Definition of Computational Thinking from Jeannette Wing « … Continue reading
Preschool Turtle Art | Replacing Textbooks. A excellent resource for our Turtle unit, perhaps. A way to get even the youngest students at Madison working with Turtle.