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Learn Launch – Classroom of the Future 2016

Mrs. Erickson and I have collaborated on many projects but the Learn Launch 2016 event, hosted by the Harvard Business School, was by far our favorite.  As always, we were excited at the chance to collaborate and share our ideas with other like-minded individuals, but this time was special.  For the first time, we were … Continue reading Learn Launch – Classroom of the Future 2016

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The Hour of Code 2013

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

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The Hour of Code

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

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The Hour of Code – 2014

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

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Technovation Challenge 2015

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