I’m on vacation! February break in New Hampshire this week. I’m trying to take a break from the computer and the Internet as well – except for catching up on grading. We’ll see how I do. I may or many not have an interesting links post next week but I do have a few links to share today.
Did you see my post on the http://Code.org Teacher and Student Awards I’m curious to see how that program works out.
Kinect yourself a 3D printed mini-me with Shapify I really have to look into this. The software uses a Kinect to create a 3D model of a person that can be used with a 3D printer to create a small “statue” of them.
My Own Flappy Bird in which Doug Peterson writes about his experience with TouchDevelop and a tutorial from Microsoft.
College Board program to provide funding to districts to start AP courses with a grant from Google. Maybe you can use it to start and AP CS course at your school? Information courtesy of Mark Guzdial
The Joy of Teaching Computer Science in the Age of Facebook Hope Reese interviews Mehran Sahami, a professor and Associate Chair for Education in Computer Science at Stanford University for The Atlantic magazine. I was on the CS 2013 curriculum task force with Mehran and he’s a great guy.