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2017-12-15 08:41:27     Code like a Weaver – Code Like A Girl

https://code.likeagirl.io/code-like-a-weaver-64e699d9a022

My mom’s never written a line of software in her life,... how to program. She taught me arithmetic and fractions t... structures through laundry, and programming and algorith... Does that sound crazy? Let me explain.

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2017-12-11 14:05:24     Stanford CS department updates introductory courses: Java is Gone | Computing Education Blog

https://computinged.wordpress.com/...urses-java-is-gone/?...

Stanford has decided to move away from Java in their int... Surprisingly, they have decided to move to JavaScript. ®.. that most top CS departments are moving to Python.  The... article linked below doesn’t address any other languag...
The SIGCSE-

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2017-07-12 10:23:49     Nest Founder: “I Wake Up In Cold Sweats Thinking, What Did We Bring To The World?”

https://www.fastcodesign.com/...at-did-we-bring-to-the-world

“A lot of the designers and coders who were in their 2... creating these things didn’t have kids. Now they have ... “And they see what’s going on, and they say, ‘Wait... they start to rethink their design decisions.”
And it’s not just tha

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2017-06-15 21:18:07     Teaching kids philosophy makes them smarter in math and English — Quartz

https://qz.com/...akes-them-smarter-in-math-and-english/?...

Nine- and 10-year-old children in England who participat... class once a week over the course of a year significantl... math and literacy skills, with disadvantaged students sh... significant gains

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2017-06-15 21:17:17     Did Media Literacy Backfire? – Data & Society: Points

https://points.datasociety.net/...racy-backfire-7418c084d88d

Anxious about the widespread consumption and spread of p... news during this year’s election cycle, many progressi... an increased commitment to media literacy programs. Othe... for solutions that focus on expert fact-checking and lab... these appro

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2016-12-06 14:35:42     Author discusses new book, 'The Uberfication of the University'

https://www.insidehighered.com/...ok-uberfication-university

Author discusses new book on the relationship between th... and the erosion of faculty rights.

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2016-09-29 14:44:54     Learning styles: Research and Expert Opinion

http://www.slideshare.net/hodgesc/learning-styles-18939517

You will find many resources promoting learning styles a... element of teaching and learning. For example, they are ... (standard 4) and by ISTE (NETS-T). Review the resources ... set of slides. You can find more. Do not accept learning... because it

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2016-09-07 09:15:20     Frontiers for Young Minds

http://kids.frontiersin.org/

Frontiers for Young Minds provides a collection of freel... scientific articles by distinguished scientists that are... audiences by the input of their own young peers.

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2016-05-21 18:25:51    

https://www.theguardian.com/...lar-evolution-creationism?...

Child psychology studies have identified a natural human... theory of intelligent design, and pose a solution: teach...

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2016-04-18 12:53:27     Context Free Art:About - Context Free Art

http://www.contextfreeart.org/medi.../Context_Free_Art:About

Chris Coyne created a small language for design grammars... grammars are sets of non-deterministic rules to produce ... are surprisingly beautiful, often from very simple grammars.

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2016-04-05 14:56:46    

https://medium.com/...een-remixing-learning-c1df54c302df#...

With more than 10 million users, the Scratch online comm... largest online community where kids learn to program. Si... a central goal of the community has been to promote “remixing” — the reworking and recombination o... artifacts. As the video below shows, remixing programmin...

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2016-02-02 10:21:01     The Benefits of No-Tech Note Taking - The Chronicle of Higher Education

http://chronicle.com/article/The-Benefits-of-No-T.../228089/

test scores in my visual-communication course have gone ... laptops the boot a year ago. Now I coach students on how... longhand to help those who have not used that muscle muc... convinced that while laptops have a lot of good uses in ... taking is n

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2016-01-02 12:00:33     Student puts science fair project behind a paywall, wins first prize

http://pnis.co/scinews/vol2_24.html

Wendell’s science fair project consists solely of a tr... display board covered by a white sheet that displays cur... options. Patrons can view the display board for 15 minut... $39.95 one-time fee, or they can purchase a subscription...
Tommy says

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2015-10-29 22:11:07     BPS Research Digest: The surprising truth about which personality traits do and don't correlate with computer programming skills

http://digest.bps.org.uk/...ising-truth-about-which.html#...

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2015-10-13 14:35:13     'Too hot to be an engineer' - women mark Ada Lovelace Day - BBC News

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-34359936

Britons in particular have an attitude problem to address as well.
"People easily say, 'I'm terrible at maths,' or 'I'm awful at numbers.' If you said that kind of thing in India people would look at you funny," she said.
"It's like saying, 'Oh, I can't

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2015-06-15 12:24:04     Head teachers: using neuroscience for education - The Long and Short Season 4

http://thelongandshort.org/...euroscience-for-education.html

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2015-06-13 08:02:56     Archived: Effects of Technology on Classrooms and Students

https://www2.ed.gov/pubs/EdReformStu.../effectsstudents.html

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2015-06-13 08:01:49     Pens And Paper Are Holding Your Kids Back, Says Microsoft

http://www.popsci.com/...s-back-according-microsoft-official

Modern classrooms aren’t working for kids, according t... Remu, the director of Partners in Learning at Microsoft ... schools are like jails--brick walls, colorless, not very... exciting,” she tells the Georgia Straight, days before...
This grim d

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2015-05-10 12:21:05     The First Woman to Earn a PhD in Computer Science Was a Nun | Mental Floss UK

http://mentalfloss.com/...-earn-phd-computer-science-was-nun

In the 1960s, Sister Keller studied at the University of... also studied at Purdue, the University of Michigan, and ... Dartmouth relaxed the rule barring women from its comput... allowed Keller to help develop the computer language BAS...
Keller’s

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2015-05-07 18:30:14     School criticised for publicly ranking GCSE pupils - BBC News

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-32624101

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2015-04-23 09:44:09     Student Course Evaluations Get An 'F' : NPR Ed : NPR

http://www.npr.org/bl.../student-course-evaluations-get-an-f

In universities around the world, semesters end with stu... similar surveys about their experience in the class and ... teacher.
Student ratings are high-stakes. They come up when facul ...
Recently, a number of faculty members have been publishi ...

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2015-04-18 12:44:11     Ocular Reflexes

http://www.rvc.ac.uk/Review/ocular_reflexes/

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2015-03-23 10:29:00     Stanford’s first interdisciplinary humanities + CS class met with success | Stanford Daily

http://www.stanforddaily.com/...d-cs-class-met-with-success/

Stanford’s first interdisciplinary computer science an... has left both students and teachers hungry for more.

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2015-01-22 18:20:39     Smartphones Don’t Make Us Dumb - NYTimes.com

http://www.nytimes.com/...tphones-dont-make-us-dumb.html?...

Research shows that our intuition is wrong. We can focus... that we can’t may not be a phantom. Paying attention r... ability but desire. Technology may snuff out our desire ...

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2014-12-30 10:29:25     Future of Work: Why Teaching Everyone to Code Is Delusional | Singularity HUB

http://singularityhub.com/...everyone-to-code-is-delusional/

You need to teach people to know themselves and how to m... integrity of themselves on all levels, you need to teach... about thinking, how to collect, filter, collate, process... massive knowledge resources that they will have given to... and how to

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2014-06-14 12:34:04     Universities in the United Kingdom - Times Higher Education

http://uk-universities.timeshighereducation.co.uk/#main

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2014-06-09 20:12:39     About Us - | Open Culture

http://www.openculture.com/faq

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2014-03-27 07:30:16     Technology and Learning | Visual.ly

http://visual.ly/technology-and-learning

Technology has a plethora of uses and has long been a u... students of today are adept at using technology so utili... education is beneficial. This infographic examines how t... useful tool and can be a useful aid in the learning process.

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2014-03-27 07:29:41     Pop Up Learning Space | Visual.ly

http://visual.ly/pop-learning-space

Mission: Encourage life-long learning, promote alternat... environments and equip young people with 21st Century sk... skills for life, not for more school. Vision: Elastic Po... = alternative learning environments 21st century edutain... culture.

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2014-03-08 14:05:07     Dark thoughts: why mental illness is on the rise in academia | Higher Education Network | Guardian Professional

http://www.theguardian.com/...ng-problem-pressure-university

But while anecdotal accounts multiply, mental health iss... little-researched and hard data is thin on the ground.
However, a study published in 2013 by the University and ...

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