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...
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.
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...