Tag Archives: ASTE Conference 2015

Why Code? Learning to Code – Coding to Learn

(submitted by Julie Leary) The last two years I organized the Hour of Code event at my school, Harborview Elementary in Juneau http://code.org/about, http://hourofcode.com/us.  The Hour of Code, a global movement, is a one-hour introduction to computer science, designed to … Continue reading

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Mindset: Learn From Our Mistakes or Changing our Brain

   (submitted by Julie Leary) Have you ever been frustrated with students who give up when the work gets more challenging?  Have you ever wondered why “smart” kids don’t try harder?   It appears that parents and teachers are doing a … Continue reading

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Video Screencasting

 (submitted by Sheryl Wittig) Richard Bartolowits (Kenai Peninsula Borough School District) presented a session at ASTE on video screencasting. I was pleasantly surprised that it was much simpler and more straightforward than I expected. Using the free version of Screencast­O­Matic, … Continue reading

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Google Forms

 (submitted by Sheryl Wittig) If you are already using the rest of the Google suite and haven’t discovered Google Forms, you are in for a real treat. This year at ASTE, Kathy Port, head of Instructional Technology at Fairbanks North … Continue reading

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