The previously scheduled Groton-Dunstable Regional School District Google Apps Event on Saturday, October 17, 2015, has been postponed. Stay tuned for details.
Take a look at some local high school programming competitions for this year on our LucidPress page below. Some dates have not yet been announced. Check in periodically for updates. New information and additional events will be added as they are received. We would love for more female students to get involved. There is a lot more to … Continue reading 2015-2016 High School Programming Opportunities
Having fun working with my colleague Alina on our Mobile CSP summer course. New to programming? Take a look at some of these terms. You may know more than you think. Talk to guidance about signing up for this AP mobile computing course semester 2 in 2015-2016.
Alina Spaulding and I are taking part in a pilot course titled Mobile CSP or Mobile Computer Science Principles during second semester of 2015-2016. This course is designed to introduce students to computer science while preparing them for the AP CS exam. No experience is required! If you are interested in learning more, visit www.mobile-csp.org or … Continue reading Mobile CSP Course 2015-2016 School Year
In December of 2014, I was recognized along with 99 teachers from across the United States, as a leader in Computer Science education. Educators from across the United States traveled to the 100 Teachers Meeting in Washington D.C. for a 2 day workshop thanks to the National Science Foundation, NSF, and National Center for Women & Information Technology, NCWIT. What … Continue reading 100 Teacher’s Meeting
The Technovation Challenge offers great opportunities for young women between the ages of 13-18 as student collaborate, create, think critically, and communicate with the world while creating an app to benefit a local non-profit community. This global competition provides a full curriculum for creating a startup company, mentors, and other opportunities for young women. We are excited to … Continue reading Technovation Challenge @ GD
Groton-Dunstable Regional High School ran our first successful Hour of Code event in 2013. We would not have been able to do this without the support of our students, teachers, and administrators. Several teachers and students stepped forward to lead a variety of suggested coding activities by Code.org. This was a great opportunity for both … Continue reading The Hour of Code 2013
The Hour of Code is a global initiative to expose students k-12 to computer science through a series of programming applications both on and off line. Code.org co-founded by Hadi and Ali Partovi, launched in 2013. View Hadi’s inspirational Ted Talk in playlist below. This movement, the largest in educational history, has introduced coding basics, a peek … Continue reading The Hour of Code
The Hour of Code is a global initiative to expose k-12 students to computer science through a series of programming applications both on and off line. This year our ECS, Exploring Computer Science, students as well as students that helped out the year before acted as ambassadors, traveling to four middle and elementary schools combined to assist … Continue reading The Hour of Code – 2014
Technovation 2015 a global competition is here! Young women who are students age 18 or younger on the date of the submission deadline welcomed. After GD Tech’s success last year, see their Pitch video below, we are ready for round 2. If you have an interest in entrepreneurship, technology, leadership, business, marketing, humanity, film making, and more, … Continue reading Technovation Challenge 2015