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    • Gerald Ardito
      Gerald Ardito commented on the file Arlene Wrapping Up
      Arlene, You have done a very good job with this final project. You have very thoughtfully and thoroughly discussed each aspect of the course and connected with experiences from your own classroom and school. What strikes me about what you said...
      • Gerald Ardito
        Gerald Ardito commented on the blog Rohan's Proposal
        Andrew, I very much enjoyed reading your proposal. It clearly takes into account the various readings you have done for this course (and others) and integrates them with your teaching practice. They are bold and would likely make a difference to...
        • Gerald Ardito
          Adacia, You have done an exemplary job with this final project. I plan to share it with others in the future. I hope that is okay with you. I am very impressed and moved by how you worked to incorporate what you were learning in the course to...
          • Arlene Fairweather
            Arlene Fairweather uploaded the file Arlene Wrapping Up
              • Gerald Ardito
                Gerald Ardito
                Arlene, You have done a very good job with this final project. You have very thoughtfully and thoroughly discussed each aspect of the course and connected with experiences from your own classroom and school. What strikes me about what you said...
              • Arlene Fairweather
                Arlene Fairweather published a blog post Student Engagement 2
                  Forms of Thinking 2 Chapter 9 describes creativity as “ the ability to make or do something new that is also useful or valued by others (Gardner, 1993). The “something” can be an object (like an essay or painting),...
                • Arlene Fairweather
                  Arlene Fairweather published a blog post Student Motivation 2
                    A key strategy of classroom management mentioned by the text is that misbehaviors can be avoided by the pacing and structuring of the lessons.  The level of difficulty of the work must be appropriate for the students to be...
                  • Gerald Ardito
                    Gerald Ardito commented on the blog Final Portfolio Pinboard
                    Susie, Your work all semester has been exemplary, as has your attitude. You have thrown yourself completely into the work and the community. It has been great working with you.
                    • Gerald Ardito
                      Gerald Ardito commented on the blog Final Portfolio Pinboard
                      Susie, You win a special prize for cracking the "Pinboard Code."
                      • Gerald Ardito
                        Gerald Ardito commented on the blog Dance Off Challenge
                        Very nice indeed. And I love seeing how your dog was not quite sure what was happening. One thing about your code. The next step would have been to see how to repeat the patterns (hint: make your own blocks).
                        • Gerald Ardito
                          Gerald Ardito commented on the file Code Assignment
                          Riley, Your reflection on this is so great. I love how you allow yourself to be uncomfortable and to move on anyway. I also really liked how you found a story to tell that was relevant to you.
                          • Gerald Ardito
                            Gerald Ardito commented on the blog Final Portfolio
                            Riley, Of course, I am gratified to hear that you had a good experience in this course and found it valuable. I was also very impressed by how you worked to meet the various challenges, especially those within yourself. I was really struck by...
                            • Gerald Ardito
                              Gerald Ardito commented on the blog Code is Beautiful
                              Paul, I really liked the connections you made to your own learning of html/Twine and that of your ELL (and maybe other students)
                              • Gerald Ardito
                                Gerald Ardito commented on the blog Final Reflection
                                Paul, I am so glad you had a good experience in this course. I especially liked this: I think that there should be more courses for Computer Science. I think that the benefit of teaching Computer Science is that it promotes...
                                • Gerald Ardito
                                  Gerald Ardito commented on the blog Mbot Week 4- Dealer's Choice
                                  Cool. Now you just need some robotic paramedics!
                                  • Gerald Ardito
                                    Gerald Ardito commented on the blog mBot Week 3
                                    Paul, This is very cool. The next level of challenge would have been to program the dance with the fewest bricks (hint: make your own blocks).
                                    • Gerald Ardito
                                      Gerald Ardito commented on the blog Mbot Week 2
                                      Paul, This is all great work. I particularly liked your creative use of the mug.
                                      • Gerald Ardito
                                        Gerald Ardito commented on the blog Week 4
                                        Nancy, My dog gets freaked out by my robot. And vacuums. And bikes. And, oddly, people hugging. Nice job!
                                        • Gerald Ardito
                                          Gerald Ardito commented on the blog Code is Beautiful
                                          Nancy, This is a great story/game. I am glad you felt free to express yourself.