I can’t vouch for the accuracy of this Academic Ranking of World Universities in Computer Science – 2012 But it was an interesting read. I was surprised to see how many universities from Israel made the list. It’s a pretty small country to have that many top CS schools. The US as you might expect dominates the list though.
Students Create, Program Original Ed-Games via Doug Bergman and Porter-Gaud School is a write up by Grant Lichtman
Awesome video about the work being done by Lou Zulli and his students. Lou has his students doing real projects that not only teach a lot but benefit the school they attend.
The Pros and Cons of Computer Labs mostly for general education but has some relevance for teaching technology as well. Is it time to revisit the whole idea of dedicated computer labs in schools? If so to be replaced by what?
From Logo > to Kodu > to Mobile Phone Applications is a post by Ray Chambers that talks about his personal teaching journey from Logo to Kodu to looking forward to Phone development.
A couple of looks at what software development is like in the so-called real world:
- What Compsci textbooks don't tell you: Real world code sucks from the Register
- Teaching Real-World Programming from CACM
Your Subject Association Doesn't Need a Web Site in which Doug Peterson
Why American Students Are Trailing in Computer Science An interesting opinion piece on the Huffington Post via