Computer Science Teacher
This is Alfred Thompson's blog about computer science education and related topics.
Monday, January 08, 2018
How Hard Is That Programming Problem?
A recent blog post by Mark Guzdial ( Learning Computer Science is Different than Learning Other STEM Disciplines ) has my mind going in a bu...
Monday, January 01, 2018
Computer Science Education Things I'm Watching in 2018
This time of year I like to think about what might happen in the year ahead. 2018 looks to be an interesting year for computer science educa...
Friday, December 22, 2017
Looking Back on Computer Science Education in 2017
Time to look back on the past year I think. I wrote a post in January about what I was watching ( Computer Science Education Things I’m Watc...
Monday, December 18, 2017
What Do You Do Besides Write Code?
A bunch of years ago I read an op-ed piece in one of the news magazines. I forget the one but the piece itself has stuck with me for years. ...
Tuesday, December 05, 2017
Some Thoughts on Drag and Drop Block Programming
I’ve toyed with drag and drop or block based programming for a bunch of years now. I even keep a list of block programming platforms . But t...
Thursday, November 30, 2017
CS Educator Interview: Sheena Vaidyanathan
Sheena is a wonderful innovative teacher who I have know for several years. We also served on the CSTA Board together. She works across grad...
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
How (Some) Schools Sabotage Computer Science Education
There are many problems getting more computer science into schools. There is a shortage of teachers. There is a problem with room in the sch...
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