Labor Day weekend in the US. A four day weekend and I am exhausted from it. Maybe I need to get back to school to rest up. OK not really but it has been a busy weekend. Lots to do around the house as well as some quality time with my son on golf courses. Plus – bonus – some good time with my grandson. Fortunately I collected links before the weekend started.First off a couple of “in case you missed it” links to important announcements I blogged about last week:
- CSTA Now Accepting Applications for Cutler-Bell Prize for HS Students (Us Only for now)
- NCWIT Aspirations in Computing 2016 for US HS Girls interested in computing and technology.
- Call for proposals now open for the 2016 CSTA Annual Conference
- The Bebras Challenge. Besides that link, Doug Peterson has a good description at A Challenging Proposition
Last week I added blogs to my Computer Science Education blog roll including @AJudkis @AngelaYake @KTOCompSci @kellytechclass These are teachers from the pilot adapting Harvard’s CS50 course to AP CS Principles.
- http://ajudkis.blogspot.com (Andy Judkis)
- http://www.crisscrossclassroom.com (Angela Yake)
- http://betweensummers.wordpress.com (Jaime Gilligan)
- http://codingisexploding.com/ (Katie O'Shaughnessey)
- http://mackschultz.wordpress.com/ (Mackenzie Schultz)
- http://everydayonething.weebly.com (Mary Kelly)
Troll- Shane Koyczan https://youtu.be/670if6Etx0o This is a powerful animated reading of a poem about Internet trolls.
Building your own Windows 10 Web Browser It’s easier than you might think. Maybe a good way to motivate some students.
Coding for the Common Core: 15 iPad Coding Apps for K-5+ I think I have most of these listed elsewhere but there are some that are new to me.
Introduction to LMC 'Little Man Computer'. Great way to explore the 'Fetch-execute cycle'