Computer Science Teacher
This is Alfred Thompson's blog about computer science education and related topics.
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Arrays, Loops, and Racing Horses
One of the things I like about using Visual Studio and C# (and Visual Basic for that matter) is the ability to easily create some fun graphi...
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Training The Next Generation of Computer Science Teachers
The biggest problem in computer science education is training the teachers we need. That seems to be the big thing on my social media in the...
Friday, April 13, 2018
Teachers For Now or Teachers Forever?
One really can get a lot out of following Twitter hashtags from conferences and other events. Today I saw the following Tweet: This in a nut...
Thursday, April 12, 2018
Can We Afford a Digitally Illiterate Congress?
Like many people I found the Zuckerberg Congressional Hearings disturbing on several levels. Yes, there are some serious issues with Faceboo...
Monday, April 09, 2018
Why Programmers Need To Ask Questions
I keep seeing suggestions that people don’t need to learn programming because computers will do it better. I am skeptical. In part I am a sk...
Friday, April 06, 2018
Idealism and Computer Science
Idealism is a good thing. Well, mostly it is. This morning I heard Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg say that Facebook was too idealistic about s...
Thursday, April 05, 2018
Thoughts on where CS education tools come from
TouchDevelop is being retired . It’s not the first tool with educational use to be retired by Microsoft. Or from other companies either. Whi...
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