Swift Playground Day of Action Planned

Just a friendly reminder that the Swift Playgrounds “Day of Action” will be happening today, April 1, 2018 from 2PM to 5PM GMT. Byte is quite the character but he, along with the other Character instances, are coming under increased scrutiny due to their slovenly ways.  The character’s obsession with turning Read more…

CS Inspirations

Much of computer science is learned by students outside the classroom.  Therefore, as computer science educators, it is perhaps at least as important for us to inspire, as it is to teach. We are compiling a list of classroom resources that can be used to inspire thought, imagination and discussion Read more…

On Being Byte

Our students had a particularly challenging homework assignment this week: Corners of the World in the Learn to Code 2 Collection. We all succeeded in getting Byte to complete the activity, but the code was not the most elegant in many cases.  When we convened on Tuesday, we decided to Read more…

Haiku Playground Challenge

Learning objectives:   Working with Strings – concatenation Working with 1-D arrays – accessing elements, count Multidimensional arrays – 2D- and 3D-arrays, accessing elements, count Traversing arrays – for-loops and nested-loops Ragged- or jagged-arrays;  definition, applications and using loops to traverse jagged arrays Random numbers Summary: Students are lead through Read more…