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Hour of Code: Unplugged Computational Thinking Activity In Action

2014-12-15T10:23:51+00:00

We were ready to teach kids how to code using a our Create your own Virtual Pet in Scratch workbook. Esperanza was prepared on their end with a brand new computer center. Everything was in place to get kids coding during the week of an Hour of Code. And then the inevitable happened. Esperanza's new computers went down right as we were getting started. This could have been disastrous, but we came prepared. We just so happened to have our Unplugged Code activity handy.

Hour of Code: Unplugged Computational Thinking Activity In Action2014-12-15T10:23:51+00:00

Hedy Lamarr – Empowering Girls and Women in STEM

2014-11-17T21:02:50+00:00

Inventor & Actress Paved Way for Women in Tech Hedy Lamarr is best known as a glamorous and talented actress who captivated audiences during the Golden Age of film. But many don’t know that she was also a tech pioneer who helped pave the way for girls and women in computer science. In 1942, Lamarr and her pianist, George Antheil, wanted to come up with a way to secure torpedo radio signals used in wartime. One problem with military technology during World War II was that radio signals were not secure. They were sent along one frequency band, which could easily [...]

Hedy Lamarr – Empowering Girls and Women in STEM2014-11-17T21:02:50+00:00