January 2015

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Computational Thinking, Learning Skills, 6Cs, and 4Ps - Why Teach Coding?

Computational Thinking, Learning Skills, 6Cs, and 4Ps – Why Teach Coding?

I’ve been doing some extensive reading by by Jeannette Wing about a term known as Computational Thinking . She testifies that Computational Thinking represents 21st century fluencies as a fundamental skill – as much as reading, writing and arithmetic. It represents a universally applicable attitude and skill set everyone, not just computer scientists, would be eager […]

#10GoodThings

My good friend and colleague Jon Orr (@MrOrr_geek) challenged me to reflect on the good things that happened last year. You can read where this originated here and also see one follow up from @MathManAnusic here Without further ado (spelled: adieu?), my #10goodthings from 2014. 1) I (we) successfully built and developed a Learning Space […]