Computer Science · Constructivism · DDDO · MakeyMakey · Making · Programming

MakeyMakey Resources

Makey Makey is a physical computing keyboard replacement board. Using simple circuits students learn about integrating digital systems and the design process. By modelling and applying logical processes they can interact with the computer system as well as making posters or interactive objects, and code them using online systems such as scratch.mit.edu. MakeyMakey http://makeymakey.com (Website) MakeyMakey… Continue reading MakeyMakey Resources

CISC8100 Applied Practice in Context · Digital fluency · Mindlab · New Zealand · Programming

Week 27: Trend influencing education in New Zealand or internationally

The 2016 Horizon Report (Adams Becker, et.al, pp16-17) identified a trend influencing education internationally that is specifically relevant to my practice as a teacher of Digital Technology in New Zealand: Coding as a Literacy. The report posits that computer science (CS) is one of the fastest growing industries across the world: a major (and growing)… Continue reading Week 27: Trend influencing education in New Zealand or internationally