Ray Chambers who is one of the very innovative teachers I have run into over the past few years has posted his Scheme Of Work for Touch Develop. I've downloaded most of it myself to look at how I might use Touch Develop in my own classes.
For more on Touch Develop take a look at Getting in touch with TouchDevelop (Think 'From What to Wow") from Channel 9
Four ways to kick start zombie coders is another great post by a UK CS education blogger. Zombie coders are those students who just don’t know where to begin. Some great ideas here. BTW I follow her @CodeBoom on Twitter.
Peter Beens in Canada (
Speaking of Scratch, there is a new upgrade to Scratch 2.0! Check out the updated website: http://scratch.mit.edu/
Computer Science Concepts in Scratch - Free textbook and more. Set up for Scratch 1.0 but still useful now. Updates are planned as well.
Chris Lehmann: Students as Active Agents is a new interview by Ken Royal. Chris is one of the outstanding high school principals I know.
More genius from
Sorry, College Grads, I Probably Won't Hire You. Not without programming knowledge. Some controversy about this one. See this contrary view at Sorry, Digital Ad Exec, I Probably Don’t Want To Work For You
From Google to Botball, check out what NCWIT Aspirations in Computing recipients have done lately.
Kinect Magic Cursor version 1.7 with Gesture support /by
Expeditous - Time Lapse is a video by one of my wife’s students. I’d like to see it get some views to encourage them for the future.
Ingenious app for the deaf! Help
See how this Texas CS classroom inspires students and teaches skills for in-demand careers.
CS Resources Abound But There’s Still a Crisis in CS Education an insightful look at what is going on in CS education by Joe Kmoch.