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    • Gerald Ardito

      The Minecraft Generation

      This article seemed very relevant to our work together. I look forward to hearing your thoughts.

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    • Computer Science for Teachers Spring 2017

      Computer Science for Teachers Spring 2017

      The online home for the Spring 2017 CS for Teachers course
      • 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...

                Tags: cs for teachers, cs4teachers, spring 2017, arduino, progamming, tools

                • Siobhan Wilmot-Dunbar

                  3D Printing & Ed Communities

                  I found this article to be interesting. It talks about MakerBot creating a community for educators to collaborate and learn how to better incorporate 3D printing within the classrooms at the K-12 level, giving students 3D design skills before they even enter higher education. Imagine the imp...

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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. ...

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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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