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    • Gerald Ardito

      With new technology, mathematicians turn numbers into art

      Tags: computational thinking, digital humanities, cs4teachers

      • Mei Wai Lam

        My Final Reflection

        In my field of library and information science, there is a kind of literacy called information literacy. It is basically recognizing when one has an information need and being able to efficiently find accurate information to satisfy the need. This principle applies to coding too because one needs...

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        • Gerald Ardito

          Programming as a Way of Thinking

          Very timely article that talks about Python and other modern programming languages. It seems really relevant to our work here. The subtitle says it all: The power of modern programming languages is that they are expressive, readable, concise, precise, and executable

          Tags: cs for teachers, cs4teachers, spring 2017, python, code is beautiful, #helloworld

        • Computer Science for Teachers Spring 2018

          Computer Science for Teachers Spring 2018

          Here is the online home for CS for Teachers.
          • Gerald Ardito

            Course Syllabus

            Tags: cs for teachers, cs4teachers, spring 2018, syllabus

            • 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 ourselves up ...

              Tags: cs for teachers, cs4teachers, spring 2018, syllabus, week 1

              • 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 studies, student...

                Tags: cs for teachers, cs4teachers, spring 2018, syllabus, getting started

                • Gerald Ardito

                  CS for Teachers Spring 2018 Course Work

                    Here is where you will find the work of our course week by week. Welcome to CS for Teachers Spring 2018 Week 1: Hello World (due Sunday January 29th) Week 2: It's Alan Kay's World, We Just Live in It (due Sunday February 4th) Week 3: Seymour Papert (due Sunday Fe...

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                  • Gerald Ardito

                    We've Put a Worm's Mind in a Lego Robot's Body

                    This is a really interesting article about using the data from the Open Worm project (which has documented all the neural connections within an earthworm as the "software" to run a LEGO robot.

                    Tags: cs for teachers, cs4teachers, openworm project, robotics

                    • Gerald Ardito

                      PLATO and the History of Education Technology (That Wasn't)

                      An amazing story about an essentially unknown software project. I just started reading the book mentioned in this article. Anyone want to join me?

                      Tags: cs for teachers, cs4teachers, plato