My first draft started with “Seducing girls…” but I assume this would have produced a lot of false hits ;-). Nevertheless, this is one starting point of my journey: teaching computer science I often ask my students (age 14-15) what […]
I already wrote about AppInventor being fun even for absolute beginners in programming (perhaps not even knowing the meaning of this word): it’s like using Scratch (from MIT) supercharged — your mobile doing the things you want to (and mobiles […]
Now and then I do not really remember where some things have been stored in Mahara: the standard search function is not helpful at all, searching only for user names. Lately I got audacious and thought about setting up Elasticsearch […]
I admit that game based learning never was central to me — to learn something new requires quite an amount of work, I think. But acquiring knowledge is just one part of learning, strengthen your new skills by repetition and […]
The title of this post is from a book from Monica Burns I am reading at the moment. This is one aspect which is a guiding idea for me since many years: clearly, creating something related to a subject demonstrates […]
Now and then I have students which not seem to be very interested in programming: this year a group of 14 girls and 5 boys aged 14 did not respond too enthusiastic to my offer to just snoop into some […]
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