A Quick Look at the K–12 Computer Science Framework

I recently came across the K–12 Computer Science Framework, a document created in the United States by the Association for Computing Machinery, code.org, the Computer Science Teachers Association, the Cyber Innovation Center and the National Math + Science Initiative. The 297 page document is impressive in both its breadth and depth. I would recommend that…

You Got This! Coding and the Empathetic Teacher

Coding, computer programming and computer science are being discussed as possible curriculum topics, pedagogical tools and integration contexts within our elementary schools. I understand, however, that some teachers may feel a certain level of concern, worry or even anxiety when it comes to learning and teaching within this area. How are educators expected to teach…