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Funding Your CS Classroom: 3 Mindset Shifts to Make If You've Never Written a Grant Before

Funding Your CS Classroom: 3 Mindset Shifts to Make If You've Never Written a Grant Before

When I was a kid the community college in my town had a continuing education class called Swimming for Terrified Adults. Not only was the course ti...
Using the CodeSpace Debugger to Encourage Productive Persistence

Using the CodeSpace Debugger to Encourage Productive Persistence

Being able to stick with a task until it is complete a 21st Century Skill. But persistence alone is only half the battle. It needs to be productive persistence. Keep reading to learn how you can use the CodeSpace debugger to empower students solve their own problems.
Using CodeSpace to Build Executive Functioning Skills: 3 Easy Ways to Support Gifted Learners

Using CodeSpace to Build Executive Functioning Skills: 3 Easy Ways to Support Gifted Learners

Coding offers gifted students more than an academic challenge. It can help build executive functioning skills too.
NeoPixel API: Part 4 - Chase Lights Explained!

NeoPixel API: Part 4 - Chase Lights Explained!

The fourth and final installment of a series on API design with neopixels.

Wrapping up with the amazing neo_sweep() function!

NeoPixel API: Part 3 - a Python Library Module

NeoPixel API: Part 3 - a Python Library Module

Part three of a series on API design with neopixels.

Your new Python module takes shape!

NeoPixel API: Part 2 - Make a Wish!

NeoPixel API: Part 2 - Make a Wish!

Part two of a series on API design with neopixels.

Designing the NeoPixel API of your dreams!

NeoPixel API: Part 1 - What's an API?

NeoPixel API: Part 1 - What's an API?

Part one of a series of posts on API design with neopixels.

Designing an API can be magical - you make a wish, and then it comes true!

How young is too young for Python? Guest post by Vernon Morris

How young is too young for Python? Guest post by Vernon Morris

Thanks to Vernon Morris for contributing this blog post. Vernon has been teaching for over 15 years as both an NYC Teaching fellow and a computer ...
Introducing CodeBot's new Breadboard Expansion - Display Project!

Introducing CodeBot's new Breadboard Expansion - Display Project!

CodeBot has a Breadboard! I couldn't wait to get started with the new Breadboard expansion module. CodeBot brings out plenty of I/O capability on t...
CodeSpace in the Gifted Classroom

CodeSpace in the Gifted Classroom

Jaime Smith has been a teacher for six years and is the gifted specialist for Fayette County Schools in Alabama. She serves students in third thro...
How Python Coding is Changing Career Tech Education

How Python Coding is Changing Career Tech Education

The best part of my job is supporting teachers as they step outside their comfort zone. For some teachers, that means letting their students lead t...
Jumpstart Python Empowers AP Computer Science

Jumpstart Python Empowers AP Computer Science

Check out our AP CSP Alignment guide to see how you can fold Jumpstart Python into your AP course! Additional information on using CodeBot with AP ...