Lots of announcements from the Computer Science Teachers Association this past week. We’ll start with them for this week’s links.
- 2017 CSTA Conference Call for Proposals is now open Really think about proposing a presentation or workshop.
- Infosys Foundation USA and CSTA Announce Continuing Professional Development Pipeline
NCWIT: Recognizing females in high school in Computer Science by
@dougbergmanUSA Talks about the 2017 Award for Aspirations in Computing for high school girls.
Bill the Lizard: Books Programmers Don't Really Read – an interesting look at some books that programmers read or say they read.
Ford CEO Mark Fields on self-driving cars and Henry Ford Is Ford a technology company? Where does code fit in? A lot of interesting things in this interview.
Using Minecraft in Education: 30 ideas for using Minecraft in the classroom
What Makes a Program Elegant? Software developers are always talking about elegant code but I’ve never been sure what that means. This article gives some idea of how one person looks at the idea.