Stack Exchange for Computer Science Educators now in public beta!

A Stack Exchange site for Computer Science Educators went to public beta yesterday. Stack Exchange beta phases last at least 90 days, during which the powers that be keep an eye on key stats to decide if the site shows viability. The Stack Exchange Area 51 site where the stats mentioned below are continuously updated can … More Stack Exchange for Computer Science Educators now in public beta!

A great resource for non-native English speakers studying computing

I have been teaching this semester in Beijing. The language of instruction is English but most of my students are not fluent – improving English is part of the program here. Two of my modules are CS1 and Computer Organization. Early on in this semester in both courses I encouraged students to look up a … More A great resource for non-native English speakers studying computing

New Google CS education site

Dr. Chris Stephenson, Google’s Head of Comptuer Science Education Programmes has announced Google’s new CS Education website on Google’s Education Blog  and their Research Blog. The site aims to make it easier for educators and students to access all of Google’s CS Programs and initiatives, providing fast, easy access to Google grant programs, resources and tools, scholarships … More New Google CS education site