Results for "computer science"


  • Inventing and Making January 2016

    Inventing and Making January 2016

    Inventing and Making January 2016
    • Tamren Estevez

      Teaching Computer Science Better to Get Better Results

      Really interesting blog post that makes some important arguments about the importance of being relative when it comes to teaching computer science to young students. It seems coding is the obvious path to start with when teaching programming and computer science, but the author notes we should go...

      Tags: computer science

      • Dante Plush

        Teaching teamwork in engineering and computer science

        This is just an abstract to an expensive research article, but even in this alone, there is a bold claim and some supporting detail/evidence about how teaching through computer science can help develop teamwork skills within students which they may need to work in future professional environments...

        Tags: teaching, computer science, teamwork

        • Gerald Ardito

          Working with Python Trinkets

          Trinkets are interactive segments of code that are useful as a teaching and learning tool.. They work as live, interactive segments of code, which are embeddable on web pages.  I have been doing some work lately with 6th, 7th, and 8th grade boys in White Plains to teach them codi...

          Tags: python, cs for teachers, computer science, middle school, STEM, trinkets

          • Gerald Ardito

            Draft K-12 CS Standards

            As the title suggests, this is a draft of K-12 a Computer Science (CS) framework curriculum document. It will be interesting to see where this ends up going. Here is text from the draft outlining its vision: The K-12 CS Framework represents a vision in which all students, from a young age...

            Tags: computer science education, computer science, curriculum, k-12

            • Danielle Scally

              Chapter 1-Manovich Reading Response

              As a high school algebra teacher in my South Bronx school I admit I do not realize how much I rely on computers and the components of computers, both software and hardware.  The first chapter of Manovich’s book focuses on Alan Kay’s Universal Media Machine.  A quote on the f...

              Tags: Manovich, Computer Science, Computer Science in Classrooms, cs4tw2