Author Archives: Joseph Dioguardi

TurtleStitch – Coded Embroidery

Turtlestitch is based on a browser-based educational programming language (Snap!) to generate patterns for embroidery machines. It is easy to use, requiring no prior knowledge in programming, yet powerful in creating nowels patterns for embroidery. It is usefull for designers … Continue reading

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DroneBlocks | Drones in Education

DroneBlocks offers everything you need to start a drone programming course or club for your 4th-8th grade students.   The DroneBlocks App makes programming drone missions accessible through a familiar, easy-to-use “block” programming interface. The DroneBlocks Curriculum provides a full … Continue reading

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Code Blocks Powered by Scratch Blocks Now In Tinkercad! – Tinkercad Blog

Code blocks let you program Arduinos using drag-and-drop blocks.  The blocks allow you to automatically build the text-based code in real time, so you can see exactly how Arduino code is formatted and then easily export your sketch to upload … Continue reading

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Thunkable.com: Drag and Drop Mobile App Builder for iOS and Android

Thunkable is simple and fast for first-time app builders, but powerful enough to support your most ambitious apps. Source: Thunkable.com: Drag and Drop Mobile App Builder for iOS and Android

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Hand On Coding

Playing with blocks has been around for centuries.  From classrooms to doctors offices, this age old toy remains one of the most important tools for children to use in order to develop critical thinking skills.  While post poeple are scrambling … Continue reading

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Make Your Own 2d Games With Construct 2

Construct 2 is a powerful ground breaking HTML5 game creator designed specifically for 2D games. It allows anyone to build games — no coding required! Source: Make Your Own 2d Games With Construct 2

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How Scratch and Minecraft Developers Hope to Keep Kids Coding For Life | EdSurge News

Coding curricula is sweeping into classrooms across the country, thanks to programs such as Code.org. According to the Education Commission of States, about 20 states now require that districts allow students to apply specified computer science courses toward completion of … Continue reading

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CodeMonkey 

From the very first moment in CodeMonkey, students start to write code in a real-world programming language called CoffeeScript. CoffeeScript is a modern open-source programming language that compiles to JavaScript, and similarly to JavaScript it is used in the industry … Continue reading

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What is the Python programming language? Everything you need to know

Why the Python programming language shines for data science, machine learning, systems automation, web and API development, and beyond Dating from 1991, Python is a relatively new programming language. From the start, Python was considered a gap-filler, a way to … Continue reading

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Zulama – Entertainment Technology Curriculum

The Zulama curriculum was created by educators at the world-renowned Entertainment Technology Center at Carnegie Mellon University. It gives teenagers experience with problem solving and thinking creatively—skills they need to earn jobs in a digital world. Zulama Long Courses each contain over 80 hours of lessons, activities, … Continue reading

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