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Version 3.0 Unit 6 Python Files?

Question Description We are utilizing the Version 3.0 Unit 6: Computing Applications as an introduction to Python for students to have a better foundation when using the Python language with the Edison robots.
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Why are the assessments posted on line

Question Description Https://slideplayer.com/slide/11002972  author Jeffery cook has part of the multistep ECS Intro to Computer Applications on line. I thought this information was not accessible to public, unless part of the community.
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An Example Assessment Item

The attached handout accompanies the TALECS blog post, "Writing Your Own Performance Assessment Items." It provides an example of one way to design and develop an assessment item that successfully gives students feedback on what they have learned and what they need to learn. F
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Recruitment Video

Question Description This year after the AP Exam I decided to assign a video project for my students.  The assignment is to create a recruitment video for computer science.  Have any one else done this and do you possibly have a rubric that you used to evaluate the project?
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Webinar Archive

Question Description Is there an archive of past webinars? 
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CS Gratitude

As we approach Thanksgiving break, I am sure things are getting hectic in finalizing projects and grades. 
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finding a webinar

Question Description HOw do I access the recording of the webinar from April 25 on Big data
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100% Free ScratchJr and Scratch Curriculum

Over the past couple of years I have been developing a 100% free to use curriculum that includes projects and resources designed specifically for elementary coders and educators with little or no coding/CS experience.
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Connect with a Computer Scientist!

Bring lessons to life by connecting your students with a scientist! The Skype a Scientist program matches classrooms with scientists from a wide range of fields to classrooms around the world.
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#CSK8 Podcast

Yesterday morning marks the launch of a new podcast I created that explores research, experiences, and perspectives on computer science education with a focus on grades K-8. My hope is to support and promote the #CSK8 and #CSforALL community members by interviewing guests and
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An Example Portfolio Plan

The attached handout accompanies the TALECS blog post, "Portfolios: More than a Place to Collect Student Work." It provides an example of one way to have students create a portfolio of work that can be used formatively to capture their growth over time, help teachers assess st
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Picture Books & Coding Concepts

What CS books are in your classroom or school library? Do you have any of the titles below? Ada Lovelace, Poet of Science by Diane Stanley
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Bebras Challenge

The Bebras Challenge is a free challenge for all students in both primary and secondary education. The challenge is all about informatics and computational thinking and is used as an fun introduction to this field.