Mr. Bartucz Posts

Hello Computer Scientists!    It’s hard to believe that the semester is already half over! I hope everyone had a nice long weekend. Reminder – next week is Thanksgiving.   Last…

IT Launch

Hello Computer Scientists,    It’s been an interesting week in the world of technology. There is a large controversy about whether the Facebook App listens to you (and anyone within…

Journal

Hello Computer Scientists! Quite a lot going on this week in CS. In IT Launch this week we learned about sorting algorithms and how fundamental they are to all of…

Articles Puzzles

Hello Computer Scientists! Here are some solutions to last week’s puzzle. The level 2 sentences were: “Congratulations! You did the first one correctly!” and “The enemy will attack at dawn!”.…

Puzzles

Hello Computer Scientists! Here is the puzzle for the week of September 30th: cryptography! Beginner level: can you take in a string using the “input” command and print it out…

Puzzles

Hello Computer Scientists! Welcome to the first programming challenge. In the spirit of Ramanujan, we will be estimating the value of Pi. Level 1 (beginner), calculate and print out the…

Puzzles

Hello, computer scientists! Here is the first annual round-up of Computer Science and tech-related summer camps. I will update this as I find out more, so please contact me if I…

Events Journal

Hello, Computer Scientists! I’ve just heard about three (count ’em three!) CS-related events available to students in the Minnesota area. No experience necessary! I am going to start a calendar…

Events

I may be a little biased, but I think every child should learn the basics of computer science. They will need these skills to succeed. I’m super-excited that things are…

Articles

Interesting research from Johns Hopkins on the fact that many American students are already at or above their grade level before the school year even begins. Is school challenging enough…

Articles Research