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Traffic Light

Added a traffic light project to the grade seven Coding and Robotics course. As I learn, I need to make the Coding and Robotics more integrated than I did the first time I taught it. Use the robotics possibilities  to add a physical dimension to what I teach. My first trial was with the Morse Code project where I used […]

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Playing With the Duo

Have finally started looking at running our Hummingbird boards in Arduino mode using text and Ardublock to create the code. Pretty obvious this will extend what can be done with the kit. With Scratch you create then run the code to manipulate the input and output devices. In Arduino mode you code in text or with […]

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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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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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