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melissa.lavoie
Hi there,   I actually just finished watching the "Let's Talk Coding and Computational Thinking" PLS recording and loved the idea of unplugged activities, for one - lots of great information!   In my professional context, I am working with youth in remote communities and we've recently purchased a Sphero SPRK+ kit to demonstrate beginner coding… (Show more)
jd13ko
What resources can be used as a beginner getting into coding? What might be some ways to engage students if you have a large classroom to manage?
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(National Research Council, July 2012)     By: Peter Skillen   "The principal activities of brains are making changes in themselves."--Marvin L. Minsky (from The Society of Mind, 1986)   I want students to be busy building their own minds. As an educator, this is my main goal. I want students to be in charge of their own learning—to be…
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By Dr. Janette Hughes and Laura Dobos   In September, 2016 the UOIT STEAM 3D Maker Lab began a journey to determine how maker pedagogies could be implemented in Ontario schools. The STEAM 3D Maker Lab is located in the Faculty of Education, University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT). In partnership with the Ministry of Education (MoE)…
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  By: Jen Charnish   “The role of the teacher is to create the conditions for invention, rather than provide ready-made knowledge”. –Seymour Papert   Both my parents are recently retired educators, and it floors me to think that they began teaching in a system without computers and the internet. I look at my own daughter, taking for granted the…
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By Steve Floyd   In the grade 12 Computer Programming and Computer Science courses our students often create programs that read in data from a file, sort the data and output the data in a user friendly format. These projects help students develop and review a number of important skills including: variables; data structures (arrays, lists);…
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Basketball Shot Data  Does it make statistical sense for Steph Curry (or any player) to shoot a long two-pointer? What about a mid-range jumper? Does he shoot very many? Should he? Should Steph step back and take a three-point shot rather than a long two-pointer? How would you figure this out? Should players shoot any two pointers at all?…
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1000 Shots - Plotted in Scratch
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