Last week was Leif Erikson Day. Today in the US we celebrate some Italian guy who came to North America later. So I have no school. I’ll take it. A lot of stuff to catch up on. Including looking though links like the ones I share below.
Educational Robots for Absolute Beginners, (a course for teachers and others interested)
Bookmark this page: List of free programming books via
Windows 8.1, HID and a Missile Launcher (OK maybe not if you are at a school with a zero tolerance for “weapons” that includes toy missiles.) (Channel 9) via
@ch9 But some of us think this looks like fun.
Confessions of an Elementary Computer Science Teacher is yet another good blog post on the CSTA blog
Using Kinect for Winnows SDK v1.8 to add speech recognition to your next web app (via
@ch9) Now that is an interesting idea.
Western New York CSTA Fall K-12 Teacher's Conference: WNY Computes May be of interest for CS teachers in and around Western New York State.
Round Up of Student Technology Competitions 2013 updated to include ACSL.