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 you … Continue reading CSTA’s 2015 Annual Conference is Drawing Near

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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 to … Continue reading My Own Flappy Bird

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?

Textbooks


On Sunday, I added another to my series of interviews.  This time, I was fortunate to be able to interview Alfred Thompson.  If you haven't read it, I would like to recommend that you do so.  He's an interesting guy. One of the questions that I asked was what was his favourite computer science textbook. … Continue reading Textbooks