Coding in Content Areas

These last couple of weeks I have been focusing on two different ISTE Standards for Educators. As a cohort, we have reflected on standards 3 […]

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Walking the walk… CS for Me!

CS for All CS for All was created by the United States Department of Education (US DOE), during the Obama administration, with the goal of “empower[ing] a generation of American students with the computer science skills they need to thrive in a digital economy” (Smith, 2016). Although the …

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EDTC 6432 – Final Project – Creating a Game

For my final project in Computer Authoring, I wanted to create a game that I could potentially use in my middle school ELA/SS classroom.  I figured that US History would be a better choice as the answers are more direct, and there is no mistaking the true answer unlike Language Arts when the answer can … Continue reading EDTC 6432 – Final Project – Creating a Game

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EDTC 6432 – Quest Read & Map

I read and mapped Connected Code: Why Children Need to Learn Programming by  Yasmin B. Kafai & Quinn Burke and then created a Mind Map based off of what I read. The quest asked for us to use Coggle but I find it a bit cumbersome so I decided to use a Mind Mapping service that I have … Continue reading EDTC 6432 – Quest Read & Map

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EDTC 6432 Code.org Quest

Our Instructions were; Reflect on whether learning to code is useful for your students and/or you as a teacher. Write a few notes down to share during the Submission process of this quest. Go to http://studio.code.org/ and click on the Sign-in link to create an account. (I used my Google account to create my account … Continue reading EDTC 6432 Code.org Quest

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