Category Archives: Programming
I decided to turn my attention towards the usefulness of computational thinking around the home with my sock-sorting algorithm. Yes, you heard me right. Now, you can apply computational thinking to doing your laundry. But first, you might be wondering what I mean by computational thinking.
Hello all teachers, administrators et. al. who have attended my CS Unplugged workshop in Eugene. I’m presenting a taste of CS Unplugged at the OACTE Spring Conference in Eugene, OR. I only have 1 hour and 15 minutes to attempt to cover 3 topics.
There are many game-design related topics—too many to cover in a post or 1-hour workshop. I will nonetheless cover a handful of core topics:
The beauty is that while they are having fun making games and recreating scenes from their favorite movies or television shows, they are also learning computer science.
With Alice…You can program animations; You can program 3D games; You can program simulations;
And Most Importantly, while you’re programming games and animations, you’ll be learning to program the following…
I’m currently teaching a Programming for Beginners, and I thought my students might appreciate some resources for learning Python. Here they are in no particular order:
Here is my PowerPoint that I planned to present during the workshop. I chose to upload the Office 2007 version. If you don’t have Office 2007, you probably can still view it or download a plugin or something. The PowerPoint is titled PHP Form Validation