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Roland Gesthuizen

BBC News - A computing revolution in schools - 56 views

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    "This is the week when a revolution begins to sweep through schools in England. It involves a whole new way of teaching children about computing - but I suspect many parents, and even some teachers, know very little about this important moment in education."
Roland Gesthuizen

Sorting Algorithms - 23 views

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    Teach #cs4hs computational thinking with #scratch. Scroll down to see the sorting algorithm dancers.
Roland Gesthuizen

Watch a kid assemble a computer in minutes - Quibly - 51 views

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    "Eric Schmidt, chairman of Google was so taken with Pis (and so horrified by the lack of computer programming currently being taught) that he donated a barrel load of them to British schools. Raspberry Pi is now one of the most talked about products on Quibly and one of the most frequently purchased through our store."
Roland Gesthuizen

Kindergarten coders can program before they can read - 26 July 2013 - New Scientist - 50 views

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    "Going back to school to meet the 4-year-olds who are learning to program computers thanks to a new graphics-based coding language"
Roland Gesthuizen

What most schools don't teach - YouTube - 132 views

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    "Learn about a new "superpower" that isn't being taught in in 90% of US schools. "
Roland Gesthuizen

Computer Science for High School: Computing and Information Systems, University of Melb... - 34 views

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    CS4HS is an initiative sponsored by Google to promote Computer Science and Computational Thinking in the secondary curriculum. This page lists CS4HS activities hosted at the University of Melbourne.
Roland Gesthuizen

Top 10 Free Python PDF Ebooks Download to Learn Python Programming | Php2s.com Linux Guide - 10 views

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    "Here I have collected 10 Python ebooks for you which may help you to lean python accordingly."
Roland Gesthuizen

Computer Science Teachers Association - 44 views

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    "The Computer Science Teachers Association is a membership organization that supports and promotes the teaching of computer science and other computing disciplines. CSTA provides opportunities for K-12 teachers and students to better understand the computing disciplines and to more successfully prepare themselves to teach and learn."
Roland Gesthuizen

BBC News - School ICT to be replaced by computer science programme - 3 views

  • "Instead of children bored out of their minds being taught how to use Word or Excel by bored teachers, we could have 11-year-olds able to write simple 2D computer animations," he said.

  • "Children are being forced to learn how to use applications, rather than to make them. They are becoming slaves to the user interface and are totally bored by it,"
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    The current programme of information and communications technology (ICT) study in England's schools will be scrapped from September, the education secretary has announced. It will be replaced by an "open source" curriculum in computer science and programming designed with the help of universities and industry.
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