Tag Archives: Computer Science

Can Canadian School Curriculums Please Follow This?

Computer science teachers offered cash incentive By Judith Burns Education reporter, BBC News High-flying graduates are to be given a £20,000 golden handshake to train as computer science teachers. Ministers have asked Facebook, Microsoft and IBM to help design the … Continue reading

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The Next Generation

This is  going to be an anecdotal story but I don’t think it’s far off reality, and it really highlights the need for an overhaul of high school technology education in Nova Scotia. Yesterday, everyone in my grade 12 calculus … Continue reading

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New York Mayor takes Coding Course

I find this story really encouraging. It’s the thought that counts. New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg takes coding course New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has resolved to take an online computer coding course. The mayor is joining more than 180,000 … Continue reading

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Facebook Flow Chart

Facebook Flow Chat (via lemony snippet). It’s not classroom friendly yet, but the idea is brilliant!

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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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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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