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    • Gerald Ardito

      Computers in English Class, Circa 1974

      A great article about a very early vision of using Computer Science (specifically hyperlinks) to promote deep learning in an English class.

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      • Gerald Ardito

        CS for Teachers Spring 2017

        Here is a wiki (collection of pages) where you can find the work of the course.  Please follow the links below Welcome to the Course Week 1 (January 26 - February 1) Week 2 (February 2 - February 10) Week 3 (February 9 - February 19) Weeks 4 and 5 (February 20 - March 5) ...

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        • Gerald Ardito

          Course Syllabus CS for Teachers Spring 2017

          Here is the syllabus for the course.

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          • Gerald Ardito

            Welcome to CS for Teachers

                Course Description This course introduces teachers from across content-areas to core concepts and skills from computer science via a current and rich project-based curriculum.  After exposure to key historical and theoretical threads from computer science and software ...

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            • Gerald Ardito

              Week 1 - "Hello World"

                “Hello World” In Computer Science, novice programmers typically learn to write the code for  “Hello World” in whatever language they are undertaking.   This week, we will land ourselves in the nuts and bolts of this course. We will get our...

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              • Gerald Ardito

                Program an Arduino With State Machines in 5 Minutes

                I know it is definitely too early in the course for this, but I just spent the past half hour trying this out and it is incredibly cool. I post it here now, as you are working on your Hokey Pokey programs, to see an alternative for modeling a system. And since we are focused on computer pr...

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                • Gerald Ardito

                  Lev Manovich - Alan Kay's Universal Media Machine

                  Here is a chapter from Manovich's book, Software Takes Command. You can read an interview with the author here and here.

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                  • Gerald Ardito

                    Feedback from Week 1

                    One of the hardest things about working in an online course is building a meaningful and connected community. I have made a video (which I will do weekly) with feedback for the class about the work of Week 1. Take a look and let me know what you think. You can find the video here: https:...

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                    • Gerald Ardito

                      Teaching Computational Thinking

                      Computational Thinking is a concept developed by Jeanette Wing of Carnegie Mellon University. According to Wing and her colleagues, it has several components: Computational thinking is a way of solving problems, designing systems, and understanding human behavior that draws on concepts ...

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                      • Gerald Ardito

                        Seymour Papert Video on Teaching

                        This video has Papert talking about his ideas about teaching with and through computer programming.

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