Tag Archive: coding

Mar 27

My #NCCE17 Takeaways!

This is my 4th straight year of getting to attend the Northwest Council for Computer Education or NCCE’s three-day conference (although last year I was only able to attend for one day)! This year it was in Portland, OR. NCCE goes back and forth between Seattle and Portland and this year it was Portland’s turn …

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Nov 28

Diigo Links (weekly)

More fantastic resources! Check them out: Free Technology for Teachers: How to Use a Whiteboard in Google+ Hangouts On Friday I shared three tools that you and your students can use to host online tutoring sessions. One of my suggestions was to try using Google+ Hangouts with a whiteboard app called Web Whiteboard. Web Whiteboard …

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Oct 02

Diigo Links (weekly)

Free Technology for Teachers: How to Use the New Explore Function in Google Slides Earlier this week Google introduced a new feature to Google Slides, Docs, and Sheets that they are calling “Explore. How To Gain Control Of An Out-Of-Control Class | Smart Classroom Management In the past, I’ve written about the importance of starting …

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Aug 14

Diigo Links (weekly)

Here are this week’s amazing resource links! Vanishing Peanuts – The Lab tags:lab demo experiment styrofoam acetone chemistry science The Most Powerful Ways to Start a Presentation | Inc.com “The Most Powerful Ways to Start a Presentation” tags:presentation speech presenter presenters start Explore Like a Pirate | Engaging, Enrich, and Elevate Learners through the Power …

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Apr 30

Robotic Ball

I just got a $300 grant from my school district’s educational support foundation, the Friends of Chimacum! I submitted a proposal to purchase a couple of Sphero Robotic App Controlled Balls! I saw a Science teacher at this year’s NCCE conference playing with one of those and he was telling me how he used them …

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Dec 12

Hour of Code Week #HourofCode

This week I had all my 6th grade classes try their hand at coding and programming using the great Hour of Code resources. I could have just pointed kids to the part of the Hour Code website with all the tutorials but I decided to make myself an account and add all my 80 students …

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