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    • Gerald Ardito

      Week 2 - It's Alan Kay's World, We Just Live In It

      Week 2: It's Alan Kay's world, we are just living in it. Now that we are getting the hang of Pace Commons, we are about to launch into some of the core work of the course. We will do some reading, watch some video, and do some programming. And all of it starts with Alan Kay. ...

      Tags: cs4teachers, spring 2018, cs4teachersweek2, week 2

      • Gerald Ardito

        Worm Uploaded to a Computer and Trained to Balance a Pole

        Yes, another worm neural network article. Enjoy

        Tags: cs for teachers, cs4teachers, openworm project

        • Gerald Ardito

          Weeks 4 and 5 - Applying What We've Learned So Far

          In the course so far, we have been immersing ourselves in some of the key thinking and theories that apply to the teaching of computer science to young people as well as trying out some computer programming ourselves. It's time to put what we have been learning into practice. So, here ...

          Tags: cs for teachers, cs4teachers, spring 2018, syllabus, #cs4teachers2018weeks45, #cs4teachers2018lessonsequence

          • Gerald Ardito

            Intro to Robotics Sessions

            Here is the schedule of our Intro to Robotics Sessions for the week of 3/5: Intro Robotics Sessions       Saturday (3/3) 12-1:30 Monday (3/5) 4:45-7 Wednesday (3/7) Thursday (3/8) 4-6 ...

            Tags: cs4teachers, spring 2018, mbots, intro to robotics, robotics

            • Gerald Ardito

              Robotics Project - Spring 2018

              Welcome! We are going to spend four weeks learning how to program robots and then show off what we know in a competition. For this program, we are using the mBot, an Arduino-based robot which is pretty easy to assemble and program, but which is also capable of doing some very compl...

              Tags: cs4teachers, spring 2018, mbots, intro to robotics, robotics, robotics project, robotics2018

              • Gerald Ardito

                Code is Beautiful - Spring 2018

                The next (and last) project for our course is called "Code is Beautiful." In this project, you will be doing some text based coding. You will be creating a "Create Your Own Adventure" digital story that would share with your students. To do this project, you will work w...

                Tags: cs4teachers, spring 2018, codeisbeautiful

                • Gerald Ardito

                  CS For Teachers Portfolio

                  As a last assignment, I want you to do two things. First, gather up what you consider to be your best work for this course and then reflecting on what you learned, what you accomplished, and where your thinking is now about teaching computer science in schools. You can do this by creating ...

                  Tags: cs4teachers, spring 2018, cs4tportfolio

                • Computer Science for Teachers Spring 2019

                  Computer Science for Teachers Spring 2019

                  Here is the online home for CS for Teachers at Pace University for Spring 2019.
                  • Gerald Ardito

                    The Computers of Tomorrow (from May 1964)

                    From the article: Some conservatives have been predicting a deceleration of computer growth for at least five years now. Is there a plateau just over the horizon? Not if a recent turn in computer research is as significant as many of us believe it to be. General economic and political con...

                    Tags: cs4teachers, spring 2019, cshistory

                    • Gerald Ardito

                      My Computer Likes Me When I Speak in BASIC

                      A landmark (and little known) book about computer programming and people. "This book is about people, computers and a programming language called BASIC. We will communicate with a computer, in the BASIC language, about population problems."

                      Tags: cs4teachers, spring 2019, cshistory, BASIC