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EV3 Robotics

I have been interested in robotics for a while now. My son has owned a Lego Mindstorms EV3 Home edition model for a few years. I have taught robotics units in the past with… 149 more words


Programming Career Change

Sometimes I feel like I am beginning all over again. I am currently a school teacher and am seriously thinking about changing careers. I regained an interest in programming and computer science about a year ago when I attended a teacher training presented by Code.org. 121 more words

Career Change

Free chapbook: "Every Dusk is Loaded. Every Direction is Alert."

Wikipoem.org is a website built on the foundations of free, experimental art—especially poetry and the visual arts. “Every Dusk is Loaded. Every Direction is Alert.” 150 more words


CS50x Week 1

In week 1 the cover is open and you delve right into the code. Rather than have puzzle pieces and sprites that have abstracted away the majority of the programming we now get to see what those look like under the hood. 260 more words

Computer Science

Secret Coders by Gene Luen Yang and Mike Holmes

I happened to see this graphic novel at the library and picked it up. I’m trying to encourage Miss Adventure to enjoy computer coding more, and I thought a graphic novel about it might help. 295 more words

Book Review

CS50x Week 0

I thought I’d talk about each week through the course to share both my experiences and potential experiences people may have through each week of the course so let’s start with week 0. 392 more words

Computer Science

Setting education free from the bureaucracy

It was the practice at one time to teach swimming by getting the learner to lie belly down on a footstool and practice moving his hands and feet in the way that would propel him through the water. 306 more words