Monday, March 17, 2014

Interesting Links 17 March 2014

Apparently the groundhog was right about a long winter. At least for us in New Hampshire. Still plenty of snow on the ground here. Extra incentive  to find things of interest on the Internet.
Nell Dale is one of the most popular computer science textbook authors of all time. The IEEE Computer Society named her their 2013 Taylor L. Booth Education Award Winner: You can see a nice interview with Nell Dale with additional commentary from Jane Prey of NSF. Worth a watch.
Why Would K-12 CS Teachers Want to Attend SIGCSE? A lot more there for us then you might think.
Read up on the Candidates for the upcoming election for the 2014 CSTA Board of Directors! CSTA members get ready to vote!
Sorting continues to be a big topic lately.
Five iPad Apps That Help Students Learn Programming Basics Not a bad list. Pretty sure they are all on my list of block programming tools already.
Recent Reading via @caitsydney CS education related reading. Take a look.
Saw this online from Microsoft’s Imagine Cup twitter feed. Something to think about for sure.

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