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The Raspberry Pi can help schools get with the program

The Raspberry Pi can help schools get with the program | IB Computing | Scoop.it
These cheap, programmable boards should be used to equip children for a future that will be shaped by computer software, writes John Naughton...

 

We've taken a technology that can provide "power steering for the mind" (as a noted metaphor puts it) and turned it into lesson for driving Microsoft Word.

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Supercomputing and Education :: NZCS Newsline

Supercomputing and Education :: NZCS Newsline | IB Computing | Scoop.it

A recent trip to the Supercomputing 2011 conference in Seattle shed some light on an approach to education that applies equally to New Zealand, especially in light of the impending re-launch of NZCS's ICT-Connect school outreach programme next year.

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IB Computing Net - Home Page

IB Computing Net - Home Page | IB Computing | Scoop.it

A site for all teachers and students of IB Computer Science. It includes notes on nearly all of the Subject Guide topics, notes on Java programming with GUI's using BlueJ, resources (such as worksheets, recommendations for IDE's and books) and online courses and workshops (some free, others not).

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Google and Raspberry Pi join forces to create Coder

Google and Raspberry Pi join forces to create Coder | IB Computing | Scoop.it
Google has joined forces with Raspberry Pi to create an open-source educational programming platform, Coder.

Via John Evans
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Teaching kids how to write computer programs, by Marshall Brain

Teaching kids how to write computer programs, by Marshall Brain | IB Computing | Scoop.it

Good resources for Middle School programming and maybe IB projects also

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New workshop under development.

Richard is currently working on a new workshop for Computer Science teachers.  This will include elements of game theory and use carefully dependent and sequenced activities to increase engagement.  Participants may also learn something about eLearning course design.  Watch this space.

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Online workshops

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Most workshops here are tailored to the IB Computer Science program.

However, the Java for beginners workshop is suitable for anyone who would like to learn the basics sof Object Oriented Programming.

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