Lo-Fi player


I’m sure that this web application was created as a toy and I use that word in the best possible way. Toy as in productive and engagingly interactive. In fact, it’s described as “magical”. “Lo-Fi Player” is a magical room where you can interact with music. It’s powered by machine learning models from Google MagentaContinue reading “Lo-Fi player”

Nifty


One of my favourite sessions that is held at the CSTA Conference is “Nifty Assignments”. Nifty Assignments is a project to gather and distribute great assignment ideas and their materials by K-12 CS teachers for K-12 CS teachers. Each year a few assignments are showcased by the authors at the Nifty Assignments session held at the annual CSTA conference.  It is intendedContinue reading “Nifty”

Try it yourself


If you’re like me, you probably hear and read a lot about this.  “Chromebooks aren’t real computers”. I always like to challenge back with a why? The answers are typical – it doesn’t run Photoshop.  Or, I’m not always connected to the Internet. So, I’ll add a reply to that – “When was the lastContinue reading “Try it yourself”

CSTA’s 2015 Annual Conference is Drawing Near


With the Computer Science Teachers Association’s annual conference coming up in July there are a few things we thought you should know now that we’ve sprung into spring and we’re less than two months away: – Several workshops are at, or nearing capacity – There will be NO onsite registration for workshops, so if youContinue reading “CSTA’s 2015 Annual Conference is Drawing Near”

My Own Flappy Bird


Like most people, I think, I was curious about Flappy Bird when I read about the success that the developer had with it but more importantly, the $50,000 a day that he was reportedly making from it.  I downloaded the app and played with it for a bit and got a bit frustrated trying toContinue reading “My Own Flappy Bird”