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Collaborative Languages: Learning English and CS

In this video, we see similarities between learning programming and spoken languages. The teacher's development of non-verbal cues in the classroom helps students to learn complex CS concepts.

CS Centers: Sparking Student Interest Through Choice

In this video resource, we see how setting up CS centers in your classroom can give students choice and time to collaborate and puzzle through problems together. Centers also help maximize usage of resources.

Flipped Classrooms: Individualizing Instruction with Video Lessons

This video resource showcases the flipped classroom model, where students learn concepts during homework time and work on assignments during class time.

How Might I Evaluate Student Progress?

Creating evaluation metrics is a difficult yet important task for any effective classroom. This resource contains tips on assessing and evaluating students in the context of a CS unit.

How Might I Manage Group CS Projects?

Collaboration is a key concept, used by educators and software engineers alike. A good CS classroom will include lots of collaboration, but how does one manage it? This resource details strategies for structuring and encouraging student groups.

How Might I Manage Student Accounts?

Web-based environments are useful tools for collaboration, documentation, and sharing. This resource details some strategies for managing student accounts online. Also included: lists of tools and analog alternatives.

How Might I Manage Students’ Programming Work?

Development Environments allow students and you to program, compile, debug, and run, all within the same program. How do we know which to choose? How can we manage our digital classroom with similar workflows as our physical one?

Individualized Assessment: Tracking Student Success with Objective Metrics

With Abe Cohen's approach to asynchronous instruction, his students move through lessons at their own pace, tracking their progress with their school's online tracker software.

Project-Based Learning: Learning Real World Skills Through Long-Term Collaboration

Renne Castro uses Project Based Learning to teach his students more than just the fundamentals of computer science. Renne’s Bayside High School students come together in teams to work on a four-month project of their own choosing...

Tools for Translation: English Language Learners Code in Two Languages

In JoAnn Westhall’s fifth grade classroom at PS 31Q in Bayside, Queens, all students, including English Language Learners, get the exact same lesson at the exact same time.