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Exploring Curriculum Pathways & Instructional Technology

What an Hour of Code Looks Like in 2017

When Andy Williams first sang "It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year," I don't think he had visions of Computer Science Education Week and millions of students completing an Hour of Code. He may not even have known that this "time of the year" includes Grace Hopper's birthday. But what a wonderful time it's [...]

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Bugg Report: Coding in Science with Loops during CSEdWeek

This week we are immersing computer science across the elementary curriculum at Bugg Elementary in Raleigh, NC. Each day we will be teaching new and existing lesson ideas that engage students in their regular classroom content areas with a coding twist. Students will use CodeSnaps to explore their mastery of [...]

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Bugg Report: Coding in English Language Arts during CSEdWeek

This week we are immersing computer science across the elementary curriculum at Bugg Elementary in Raleigh, NC. Each day we will be teaching new and existing lesson ideas that engage students in their regular classroom content areas with a coding twist. Students will use CodeSnaps to explore their mastery of [...]

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Bugg Report: Coding in Math during CSEdWeek

This week we are immersing computer science across the elementary curriculum at Bugg Elementary in Raleigh, NC. Each day we will be teaching new and existing lesson ideas that engage students in their regular classroom content areas with a coding twist. Students will use CodeSnaps to explore their mastery of [...]

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Bugg Report: Coding in Spanish Language Learning during CSEdWeek

This week we are immersing computer science across the elementary curriculum at Bugg Elementary in Raleigh, NC. Each day we will be teaching new and existing lesson ideas that engage students in their regular classroom content areas with a coding twist. Students will use CodeSnaps to explore their mastery of [...]

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What's New for December 2017

Happy Holidays! Just as we're sure you are, we've been busy this holiday season. Browse below to see our new lessons and resources for December 2017. We also added a new asynchronous online professional development course—just in time for winter break! English Language Arts The Harlem Voices of Langston Hughes' [...]

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Bugg Report: Coding in Music during CSEdWeek

This week we are immersing computer science across the elementary curriculum at Bugg Elementary in Raleigh, NC. Each day we will be teaching new and existing lesson ideas that engage students in their regular classroom content areas with a coding twist. Students will use CodeSnaps to explore their mastery of [...]

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3 Things Your Cooperating Teacher Forgot to Share

As a student teacher, I adored my cooperating teacher. Anyone could tell that she loved teaching and spent a lot of time perfecting her craft. However, when it came time for me to construct my own classroom, I found myself very, very overwhelmed. What anchor charts do I need? Who [...]

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Teaching Middle School Math? Need Data Analysis/Statistics Resources?

A new Star Wars movie debuts in just a few weeks! Star Wars: The Last Jedi will be the next chapter in the saga we’ve all come to love. The first film, Star Wars: Return of the Jedi, debuted in 1977. So, math teachers, how old were you when that [...]

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Supporting Competency-Based Writing

It goes by many names. Proficiency-based education, mastery-based education, standards-based education, and—perhaps the most commonly used appellation these days—competency-based education. Whatever name you know it by, you’ve probably noticed that schools at every level are increasingly making the transition from a seat-time system of grade levels and courses to one [...]

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