Speaking of leaving things to the last minute – if you are a CSTA member have you voted for the board elections and by-law changes? Please do so. It is a key opportunity to make a difference in your organization.
I spent some time over the weekend checking out the TouchDevelop curriculum by
I’ve really been seeing a lot of Kinect resources lately so I am really looking forward to the Tuesday session at the annual CSTA Conference called "Out of Your Seat Comp Science: Coding Using the Kinect" being presented by: Doug Bergman.
Which reminds me that early bird registration for CSTA 15 ends 4/15/15 - save $50, register now! There's only a couple of days left for you to take advantage:
Speaking of Kinect, - Kinect to Small Basic is now available. That is pretty exciting I think as it makes Kinect more approachable to more developers.
Scratch Jnr is now available for Android which seems like a good thing.
Some articles to think about:
- The Hackathon Fast Track, From Campus to Silicon Valley on the New York Times
- Being good at programming competitions correlates negatively with being good on the job