Creating Computational Artifacts

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One of my favorite projects this year involved working with a super-talented colleague, first-grade teacher Carter Warren (@TechWithMrsW).

What's new with Kiki? Augmented Reality with Coding!

On Thursday, May 9 at 4:30pm Pacific/7:30pm Eastern, we held a webinar on what was new with Kiki Prottsman. Kiki is an author and entrepreneur, known mostly for her work with computer science, including several books: Computational Thinking and Coding for Every Student, My First Coding Book, and Disney’s Coding with Anna and Elsa.

Using E-Textiles in the classroom

Last year, the Exploring Computer Science team put together an e-textiles unit as an alternative to Unit 6 robotics, in which students complete projects using clothing, accessories, or home furnishings to embed electronics and computational elements. The unit was design focused, hands-on, and integrative—a perfect combination for engaging your students!

What is the role of robotics in Computer Science classrooms in 2019?

We were excited to explore the state of robotics education in the K-12 classroom. What is available for robotics hardware? Programming language support? Professional development for teachers? Curricula and grade-level appropriate materials?

Python Programming

The new Python Programming course from CompuScholar, Inc.