I am placing all of my class content into an iBook creates with iBook author. One tool I use is dropittome. This allows me to send a file via an upload form to my gDrive or Dropbox account. I can add this feature to an iBook via a Hype created iFrame embed of the dropittome website. […]

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Robotics and Coding Class

This year’s class is a mixture of three different groups. So I have had to change how I work with the students. For my group with no experience I started using a pair programming model where the navigator also had the role of managing the content that the group was working with. (this PDF explains how […]

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If you are teaching a coding class, this week was interesting. If you want students to read and think about programming/coding right, wrong, ethics. There is no shortage of places to start. Will be having my students read about: Volkswagen and the Era of Cheating Software Volkswagen admits that its cheating software is in 11 […]

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Interesting Start

Have had a couple of wait a second moments as we started this year. Looked at formative and summative assessment once again. Flashback to pre 2005 but in this space just 2006. Questions about blogging: Rubrics (not sure when I found things on the web to create this). Menus, categories and tags…. Portfolios… Portfolio Thoughts Categories and […]

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Fun Times Ahead

Next year in my Coding and Robotics class in addition to using Scratch and the Hummingbird Robotics kits I plan on creating a number of exploration centres. So I will create programming activities using Tickle and iPads that will control our Ollie, Parrot Mini Drone and Spheros. Another centre, will use some of the ideas provided by LittleBits and create […]

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