What Will You Do Now?


Last week was Computer Science Education Week. Many people were involved with the Hour of Code. If you read the blogs and stories that permeated the media, you’ll know kids had a whale of a time; teachers hopefully made the connections between coding and their regular curriculum; For me, I enjoyed the Angry Birds activityContinue reading “What Will You Do Now?”

Day 1 at #CSTA13


The location is the Marriott Hotel and Conference Centre in Quincy, Massachusetts and there are close to 300 Computer Science educators from around the world gathered for two days of unique and intense learning opportunities devoted exclusively to the discipline.  If you’re a Computer Science teacher, this is absolutely the place to be. Check outContinue reading “Day 1 at #CSTA13”

What Do Magic and Computer Science Have in Common?


Answer: CS & IT 2012 CSTA is proud to announce that Alex Suter, Research & Development Engineer for Industrial Light & Magic will be the closing keynote at this year’s Computer Science & Information Technology (CS & IT) Conference. Alex’s presentation, Industrial Software & Magic, will touch on his background in computer science and howContinue reading “What Do Magic and Computer Science Have in Common?”

What’s in a Tweet?


If you have been following the news, I’m sure that you’ve been at least mildly interested in the story coming from the Bronx Zoo about a missing cobra.  WPIX has the story on their website.  Someone with a great sense of humour has created a Twitter account for the snake.  You can "follow" the snakeContinue reading “What’s in a Tweet?”

11th Annual Computer Science and Information Technology Symposium


Register Now for CSTA’s Annual CS&IT Conference July 11, 12, & 13, 2011 Columbia University, New York July 11: Hands-on Workshops July 12: Keynotes and Breakouts July 13: Imagine Cup Activities You are cordially invited to attend the 11h annual Computer Science & Information Technology Symposium at Columbia University Faculty House in New York, NY!Continue reading “11th Annual Computer Science and Information Technology Symposium”