As much as I’d like to think that I was ready to parent the fact is that I owe a lot to my wife. If it wasn’t for my wife’s knowledge and experience my kids wouldn’t have had the experiences they have had so far. I’m still learning everyday day how to be a better parent.
“if you’re not enjoying learning new things about your job, what are you doing working that job in the first place?” – Bruno Skvorc
Nicole Paschen Caylor – https://github.com/nicolepaschen Code.org The Hour of Code Kodable – paid program, self-guided game Tynker – tynker.com Code Spark Academy Computer Science Curriculum Uses drag-n-drop code blocks Points out more efficient ways of accomplishing task ScratchJr – found on PBS Kids as well(provides more familiar characters) Scratch – for older kids Tips for Success Site with your child Explain things to your child as you go along Resources: Lego Mindstorms Hello World – book on Python programming CS Unplugged – free, downloadable, offline, ages 9+ Grand Valley State University, Pew Campus, Grand Rapids, MI
https://youtu.be/NLEJLOB6fDw I love that my daughter’s teacher is planning to do a Friday Makerspace in his classroom. It’s so awesome to see teachers try new ways of learning!