The first quarter at my school closed last Friday. The year seems to be flying by. I guess it is true what they say about time flying when you are having fun. I hope your year is going well. And now some interesting links to share.
Starting in 2014-15, the AP Computer Science A GridWorld case study will be replaced with a required hands-on lab component. It’s a big change and if you are currently teaching AP CS A and/or are planning on teaching it next school year you’ll want to take a lot a this on the College Board website: New Computer Science A Labs for 2014-15
Not much time left to apply for the Aspirations Award! Know a HS girl who loves computing? Encourage her to apply here:
Interested in incorporating some hardware hacking into your computer science program? Take a look at "Learning to Program in Visual Basic .NET and Gadgeteer"
Ray Chambers writes about how Touch Develop is Not just for programmers!
@gotynker has their Hour of Code page up http://www.tynker.com/hour-of-code This is only one of the first. Are you ready for Computer Science Education week and an Hour of Code?
Watch the original video from the Lost Interview - Steve Jobs on Computer Science: