Computational Thinking - A guide for teachers from CAS Computing at School
Female Coders Are “More Competent” Than Males, According to a New Study My first reaction was “well duh!” But that is because it fits my preconceived notions based on my limited experience. Naturally there are detractors of the study. If you want to read both sides take a look at Before You Get Too Excited About That GitHub Study
Know a graduating HS senior who will study CS in college? Have them apply for $10k
Why Harvard and One of Its Professors Are Fighting to Trademark a CS Course This is sad really. When a course becomes more than just a course. It becomes something of theatre and something that separates faculty from the university.
Friction Between Programming Professionals and Beginners – this is one reason it is so hard to learn on your own. Reading this should make anyone appreciate teachers who create a supportive environment.
Florida DRAFT K-12 CS standards open for public comment until Feb 24
A Beginner's Guide to Designing Video Game Levels via
Interesting - Amazon Lumberyard is a free AAA game engine deeply integrated with AWS and Twitch – with full source. Written in C++.
I’m still keeping a close eye (or as close as I can from across the Atlantic) on BBC Micro:Bit activity.
Andrew Mulholland has had a BBC Microbit the past few weeks. and has written up his first impressions
Andrew has also been playing with BBC Microbit with MicroPython. and is extremely impressed!
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