Note: This is a complex and important turn of events worthy of your time and attention. The recently discovered speech by Seymour Papert at the …
Don’t dismantle superior programs and shout innovation! My issues are with the merits of the educational practices being breathlessly celebrated by the school district. At the very least, you are free to dismiss the following critique as an evaluation of the journalism demonstrated by the article.
Sharing seminal scholarship from the very early days of 1:1 computing in schools.
There’s a whiff of educational technology in the air this week and Gary Stager is here to help you make sense of it all. Bring …
I’ve discovered sensational children’s books. Here are some of my favorite recent purchases.
Modern mathematics teaching and learning requires computation. Computer programming and mathematical knowledge construction should be inseparable. This downloadable handout attempts to make that case.
NeoPixels are tiny, programmable, color-changing, LEDs manufactured by AdaFruit. NeoPixels make cool additions to micro:bit projects since they require little power, can be addressed individually or in groups, and can change color. Although MakeCode makes programming the micro:bit easy, there was too little documentation about how to control the NeoPixels until now.
What better time than a global pandemic to start a publishing company for jazz books? Last Fall (2020), we launched Cymbal Press as a way …
Over the past few months, I have been engaged in several projects intended to help educators in Alabama identify the potential of Computer Science, not just as a course of study, but as a vehicle for improving pedagogical practice and amplifying the potential of children.
Today, I witnessed the most exciting student outburst while teaching an online class for kids 2,000 miles away.