Tag Archives: Hour of Code

Business or Pleasure: Which Laptop Is Best for Your Family?

Business or Pleasure: Which Laptop Is Best for Your Family?

New Year, New Devious Plans. I need some new hardware but I’m not sure which laptop best suits our Evil Genius needs. So, ASUS sent me two. *grin Read More

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What I Learned from Hour of Code (x12)

What I Learned from Hour of Code (x12)

Each day, when I returned to the school like the Pied Piper of Circuits to lead another round of workshops, more and more kids started gathering at the computer lab door. I think that’s a sign of how interested kids are to keep exploring STEM fields. I had a fifth grader who told me at the beginning of the workshop that she didn’t really like computers who informed me later that she’s now thinking about studying computer science. I think that’s an hour well spent. After all, there are going to be 1.2 million new jobs in STEM fields in 2018. Who is going to fill them if we don’t raise the next generation with that information? Read More

Hour of Code, Coming in December

Hour of Code, Coming in December

Wait, why are you sitting here, still reading this post? Don’t you know you’re supposed to be over on Code.org, registering your child’s school for Hour of Code? Or talking with other parents on how to get this program up and running? Fine, if you’re going to keep reading, you might as well know what I’m cooking up for my children’s school. Read More