A very busy term (It seems like I am saying that a lot these days!) with a quite few coding and computer science opportunities. Here are my top three moments from the term.
- This message from my son yesterday in his #HourofCode. (His pride was enough to bring a tear to this #GeekDad’s eye.)
“Wow Dad, we did Minecraft at school today!” #HourOfCode pic.twitter.com/oslas4rj3e
— Anthony Chuter (@anthonychuter) December 11, 2015
2. Teaching students to hack their assignments by integrating programming languages in our Design Club with some amazing colleagues.
“I decided to use #scratch for my social studies project” Nice job hacking your assignment N! #bvgdesignclub pic.twitter.com/JtkddG75Vo
— Anthony Chuter (@anthonychuter) November 21, 2015
3. Presenting at #bit15 conference in November. Such a great way to connect and share with colleagues. (Got a great idea for Makey Makey sword project to add some extra live action fun to his Minecrafting!)
Here is my slide deck.
For more information about coding, design and Computer Science for kids, please visit my page at https://ict4kids.ca/scratch
Next term, two worlds in my life work and school collide even directly (actually…that was my goal for going back for graduate work 🙂 as I take a course for my Masters call “Digital Making” which seems quite appropriate…