Asynchronous

Asynchronous

Adjective (of two or more objects or events) not existing or happening at the same time. (Oxford) Google Trends for “Asynchronous”, showing an uptick in searches including the word. Asynchronous is the word we’re using to describe our current model...
Moving Online

Moving Online

Last week we found out we’ll be online for the rest of this year. Charlie Baker, Governor of Massachusetts, officially closed all public schools through the end of the school year. We’d been closed for about six weeks already, but the closure was set to last...
Computer Science Exhibition 2019

Computer Science Exhibition 2019

The Computer Science department at Lincoln Sudbury held its second annual Computer Science Exhibition on Monday, May 20 2019 in the LS Cafeteria. Students from the AP Computer Science Principles and the Java Programming classes showed off their final projects. Prizes...
Legacy Code:  A Story

Legacy Code: A Story

I have an app on the iOS App Store called myLS. This app shows the somewhat convoluted block schedule we use at Lincoln Sudbury as a list of blocks, and allows the user to show her or his personal schedule superimposed on those blocks. It also allows the user to...
iPhone  Workshop

iPhone Workshop

On January 2 I ran a workshop for teachers at Lincoln Sudbury to teach them how to do more with their iPhones. A list of topics to be covered is here.

Tanzania Safari

After climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro, I went on a safari to three locations in northern Tanzania.  We went to the Ngorongoro Conservation area, Serengeti National Park, and Tarangire National Park.  This trip was partially funded by the amazing Foundation for Educators at...
Kilimanjaro

Kilimanjaro

In July I visited Tanzania with some friends.  We climbed Mt Kilimanjaro and went on a safari.  This post is about our Kilimanjaro hike.  You can see some safari pictures here. My trip was supported by a grant from FELS, the Foundation for Educators at Lincoln...
Computer Science Exhibition 2018

Computer Science Exhibition 2018

The first Computer Science Showcase at Lincoln Sudbury was held last night in the LS Cafeteria. Students working alone or in pairs showed off twenty five final projects, which were viewed by parents, staff and community members. Their projects were assessed by four...
Apple and Education

Apple and Education

Apple held an education event today, in a high school in Chicago. They announced some new products, including a new iPad, an updated Classroom app, and a new Schoolwork app. These apps look nice, and are directly aimed to compete with Google Classroom. I don’t think...
Squares

Squares

This year, I’m teaching AP Computer Science Principles for the first time, using Harvard’s CS50 curriculum. One of the CS50 assignments is called Fifteen, and in this assignment students program the computer to play a digital version of the game with fifteen little...