Getting Students to Evaluate the Authenticity of Websites: Grades 3-12

There are millions of websites and our students are looking for instant gratification when it comes to finding answers. But, students are often using websites that are either not credible, erroneous or not current. So, how do we teach students how to find accurate and solid information in a world where anyone can post anything? … Continue reading Getting Students to Evaluate the Authenticity of Websites: Grades 3-12

Coding Squad: Keeping Students Interested in Computer Science Beyond The Hour of Code

Code.org's annual "Hour of Code" is upon us! Students in my school have been having so much fun learning how to code using Dash and Dot, BeeBots, Robot Mouse, Bloxels, Code.org, Scratch, and countless other resources while learning the fundamentals of coding. Students are engaged and excited! How do we keep that enthusiasm alive? In … Continue reading Coding Squad: Keeping Students Interested in Computer Science Beyond The Hour of Code