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 intended … Continue reading Nifty

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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 last … Continue reading Try it yourself

Why Coding?


If you do a great deal of reading online, you'll have discovered a great deal of messages about the Hour of Code during Computer Science Education Week.  It seems like a great movement to expose all students to just what coding is all about and perhaps to inspire the next generation of computer scientists. One … Continue reading Why Coding?