Learning About Coding and Programming . . . One Block at a Time with @GoTynker

On todays episode of the TeacherCast Podcast, I welcome educator Dan Rezac from Tynker.com on to discuss STEM Education and how Tynker is offering educators […]

Blockchain: Letting students own their credentials [Schaffhauser]

Blockchain: Letting students own their credentials — from campustechnology.com by Dian Schaffhauser Very soon this nascent technology could securely enable registrars to help students verify […]

Galvanize will teach students how to use IBM Watson APIs with new machine learning course [Mannes]

Galvanize will teach students how to use IBM Watson APIs with new machine learning course — from techcrunch.com by John Mannes Excerpt: As part of […]

Apps for Computing course

Hands on training  to show the best tools and apps for teaching computing on tablets A short high impact course for teachers       […]

Diigo Weekly Bookmarks

What’s new this week in my Diigo bookmarks? Check out the links shown below for some super cool digital resources that can be utilized to […]

JavaScript’s Magical Tips Every Developer Should Remember

Over the course of developing our product at zipBoard, JavaScript has been our bedrock for all intents and purposes. As per this developer survey at […]

Assess programming questions with Coderunner- Now available in Moodle plugins directory #Moodleplugins

Coderunner is a new question type plugin for Moodle, which allows the teachers to assess the programming skills of the students within their Moodle course. […]

Code-Dependent: Pros and Cons of the Algorithm Age [pewinternet.org; Rainie & Anderson]

Code-Dependent: Pros and Cons of the Algorithm Age — from pewinternet.org by Lee Rainie and Janna Anderson Algorithms are aimed at optimizing everything. They can […]

How to assess computer programming skills in Moodle

How should we assess the computer programming skills in Moodle? Do you still ask your students to write code in a traditional hand written exam? […]

The Impact of Professional Development in CTE

I recently attended the Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) conference, and I can tell you that it did not disappoint! Having only been […]

Supply Run: My #1GAM entry for January

I’ve been in a terrible rush these past couple of weeks, splitting my time between more Oppia projects, some side work in instructional design, some […]

Excerpts from “A world without work” [Thompson; The Atlantic]

  A world without work — by Derek Thompson; The Atlantic — from July 2015 Excerpts: Youngstown, U.S.A. The end of work is still just […]

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