The "elephant in the room" has everything to do with technology but is not really about technology at all.
If creativity is viewed as a system of change, then we might start to envision an entirely new model for school.
MakeCode is a new block-based coding environment that gives students superpowers in the Minecraft world to learn coding.
Excerpts from an interview of Justin Reich by Prof. Henry Jenkins in the USC Communications Department, about the new report From Good Intentions to Real Outcomes: Equity by Design in Learning Technologies
Here are three important things to keep in mind as you envision and evaluate new ways to introduce your students to coding, computational thinking, and computer science.
If student agency is the ultimate goal for 2018, then leaders, educators, and the broader community need to challenge existing institutional norms and create the conditions for agency to thrive.
To better understand educational research, start by asking "who?" Who wrote the study; who published it; and who did the authors intend as their audience?
When planning activities for Computer Science Ed Week, focus on fostering students computational thinking and problem-solving skills instead of teaching them to "code."
Almost two-thirds of college students still use blogs, mostly to find information, tips, and step-by-step instructions for work, hobbies, DIY projects, and finances.
As educators, we all possess the power of innovation because we can control our own thoughts, feelings, and actions.