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  • Computer Science for Teachers
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    Computer Science for Teachers

    This group is to support the Spring 2016 section of EDU 696M Computer Science for Teachers.
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      Cool stuff from CS for Teachers

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        Computer Science for Teachers

        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 28 - February 3) Week 2 (February 4 - February 10) Week 3 (February 11 - February 17) Week 4 (February 18 - February 24) ...

        Tags: cs for teachers, spring 2016

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          Searching for the Algorithms Underlying Life

          Really interesting article about how learning might work in biological systems.

          Tags: cs for teachers, machine learning, learning

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            Etoys Adventures

            A collection of explorations with Etoys.

            Tags: cs for teachers, spring 2016, etoys

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              Identity, Power, and Education’s Algorithms

              I found this to be a very interesting article about the use of algorithms in education and elsewhere, and their relationship to power relationships.  

              Tags: cs for teachers, algorithms

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                Week 4

                Week 4: “We shape our tools and thereafter our tools shape us," Father John Culkin 1. Reading. You should read Chapter 2 of Manovich, entitled " 2. Response. Your reading response this week will have two pieces: a. What's your take? What is your overall sense...

                Tags: cs4tweek4, cs for teachers

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                  Week 5

                  1. Reading. This week, we will be reading two seminal articles involving the teaching of computer programming to children. The first is The Black Box Inside of the Glass Box, which you can find here. The second, Children's Mental Models of Recursive LOG Program, can be found here. 2. R...

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                  • Gerald Ardito

                    Notes on Teaching with Slack

                    This is a really interesting post from a professor using Slack as a platform for some courses he is teaching. Take a look and share what you think.

                    Tags: cs for teachers, slack, tools

                    • 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