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I get asked a lot for links to places to learn programming. Here is a short list of what I came up with for a middle-school-aged child. If you have…

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My 7-year-old daughter and I have been exploring the Scratch programming language from MIT. It is a drag-and-drop building-block language, combined with some simple commands like “forward”, “turn”, “repeat”, etc.…

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This really hit home for me. I was never really motivated by grades, so why should my students be? http://doug-johnson.squarespace.com/blue-skunk-blog/2014/9/28/bftp-reaching-students-who-dont-care-about-grades.html

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  This article from the NY Times Magazine by Elizabeth Green precisely explains what I have been trying to get my head around since I started teaching math. We don’t need to…

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I found these two sites on Michael Gorman’s great blog at http://21centuryedtech.wordpress.com/. For those of you teaching subjects where there is more than one right answer 😉 http://www.proconit.com/ And to…

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As many of you know, I am a huge fan of Project-Based-Learning (PBL). In this article, Andrew Miller discusses some of the most common misconceptions about PBL and how they…

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