Monthly Archives: December 2011

On Holiday!

I’m going to disappear until after the New Year.  At that point I’ll resume blogging and I’m aiming for 2-3 entries a week. Happy Holidays everyone and see you in 2012!  

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Sorting algorithms Using Dance

You can also see other sorting routines including a  Bubble Sort and Merge Sort.

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Math Curriculum Makeover

Here are some positions arguing for drastic change in what we are teaching in math, or even if we should be teaching it at all: Siol Garfunkel & David Mumford – How To Fix Our Math Education Conrad Wolfram – … Continue reading

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Teacher Education: Half-Way There

Eight months  down for my Bachelor of Education, eight to go (including four months of practicum). Here are three notable courses I’ve taken. For the sake of objectivity, I did not include my methodology courses, and I also have tried … Continue reading

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Teaching Voice

One of the things I find slightly annoying in my Bachelor of Education program ( annoying may be an overstatement, quirky is probably a better description) is that some of my retired-teachers-turned-professors speak to us using their “teacher voice”, like … Continue reading

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Computer Science Unplugged

From the Computer Science in Education Week link I had previously posted, I found a link to Computer Science In A Box: Unplug Your Curriculum. I really, really like the idea of unplugging your CS curriculum, particularly with younger learners, … Continue reading

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Computer Science in Education Week

A quick post here while I’m on the road: This week is Computer Science in Education Week.  (Actually, today is the last day.)  Hopefully this website stays up awhile because I think there are a lot of good resources there … Continue reading

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Out of town for a bit

Well, I just started this blog and already I have to give an ‘Away’ message. I’m going to be out of town for the next two weeks, and may not have a chance to blog on the road.

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Is Technology a Boon or a Burden?

Survey in the Globe&Mail: Is Technology a Boon or a Burden? There are some great comments representing all points of view, and some surprising demographics. For example, right now at this time, respondents between the ages of 55-64 are more … Continue reading

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Computer Programming in Education Article

Ian Livingstone: ‘Seismic shift’ in computer education This article is over a week old, but I want to post it anyways. In England, there is a new initiative to introduce computer programming into public education, claiming that current ICT education … Continue reading

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