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Top 10 – Teaching Kids To Code

Sunday, July 12th, 2009

For those of you that follow this blog,  you know I have a passion for K12 computer programming.  I have two boys (10 and 6) and want to prepare them for skills they might need in the future.  At a recent presentation for my 10 yr old’s class I told the kids -”There are two [...]

Sun Adds Its Support to ‘Alice’

Wednesday, November 26th, 2008

Sun Microsystems is teaming up with Carnegie Mellon University to support the continuing development of Alice Way to go Sun!  This is great news… Sun Adds Its Support to ‘Alice’

Great Randy Pausch Quotes

Sunday, July 27th, 2008

I have been a huge fan of the remarkable Randy Pausch for a while now. I held off reading his book because I thought I knew the whole story already. Friday as sort of a tribute to his family I purchased the book and read it on my plane ride back from BWI to Atlanta. [...]

How to improve Randy Pausch’s Alice

Friday, April 11th, 2008

If you have not heard the story of the dying professor you should pause right now and check this out … Now that you are back, here are some of my thoughts on how to improve “Alice“. I noticed a posting in the CSDiary yesterday about the “Status of the Alice Project” by Peter Lee. [...]

Seven Core Competencies for Third Graders – Podcast

Friday, March 21st, 2008

I gave this presentation to my sons third grade class today. It was a blast. Here is the podcast | View | Upload your own

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