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Connect via Live Chats during Hour of Code Week

Posted by kcaise on November 28, 2016 in blogging |

Next week there are several virtual, live chats that were listed on Tech & Learning’s website. The schedule is as follows with other developing and appearing on the schedule link at http://nepris.com/go/hourofcode. Appropriate grade levels are listed on Nepris’ website along with more information for each chat along with key questions, expected outcomes, supporting documents […]

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Scratch Jr. App has Arrived!

Posted by kcaise on December 4, 2015 in blogging |

PBS and MIT have joined efforts to meet the needs and abilities of young children and enable them to learn to code. December 7-13th is the ‘hour of code’ week and this app would be perfect to use in an instructional setting with younger students. Also, students ages six and up can participate in coding […]

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Coding on the iPad – Is this Possible?

Posted by kcaise on December 12, 2013 in blogging |

Many educators teach students how to code and program using Scratch. Scratch is a coding program created by MIT for students to use to create a variety of applications and programs. I don’t understand programming that well and did not excel at it in my college courses. Although programming isn’t my forte, I was able […]

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Computer Science Education Week – December 9-15, 2013

Posted by kcaise on December 5, 2013 in curriculum, educational technology, global projects |

Next week is ‘Computer Science Education Week’. Computer Science Education Week is observed each year, in recognition of the birthday of Admiral Grace Murray Hopper who was of the first computer programmers and the COBOL computer language. The Computer Science Education Week website has developed a participation kit for teachers that includes the “Hour of Code” […]

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Code Hour is Soon Approaching!

Posted by kcaise on November 25, 2013 in blogging |

Code.org is a non profit organization that is dedicated to exposing students to opportunities to write code for software applications and promote computer science courses and teachings in the classroom. The folks at Code.org is sponsoring an event that will expose as many students as possible to one hour of computer coding. Teach an Hour […]

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