Monthly Archives: March 2019

CCC006: Maker Space and STEAM with Sarah Davis and Anna Bayerl



Jim Czadzeck talks to Anna Bayerl and Sarah Davis about STEAM and Maker Space programs as well as student podcasting, and we welcome Richard Jones to the district, the podcast, and the IT team!


O365 Immersive Reader

005A: Drive-Through Immersive Reader



Jim and Maria discuss the Windows Immersive Reader for built-in text-to-speech in this quick tip episode.

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Tristan Miller

CCC005: Computer Science Across K-12 with Tristan Miller



Computer science teacher Tristan Miller has incorporated STEM courses across the K-12 spectrum, started an e-Sports team, and is working on cybersecurity in high school. Learn more about these programs and future work!

[00:02:45] Question of the Week: What key skills best prepare students for a rapidly changing workplace?

[00:03:55] Tristan Miller Interview

[00:04:15] Building a CS program

[00:05:00] Code.org & Scratch

[00:06:30] Project Based Learning

[00:06:55] Flipping the Classroom

[00:07:45] Building Lifelong Learners

[00:08:00] Computer Language Specifics

[00:08:55] Design Thinking

[00:10:30] Gender Disparity in CS

[00:12:10] Cybersecurity Course in High School

[00:15:35] Maintaining a Current CS Curriculum

[00:17:10] Game Design Sequence

[00:22:48] eSports

[00:26:50] NASEF (http://www.esportsfed.org, #eSportsEDU)

[00:27:22] Question of the Day (interview)

tmiller@somervilleschools.org
@MrMillerCodes


Snipping Tool

004A: Drive-Through Screenshots



Jim and Maria discuss a number of methods of obtaining screenshots on a Windows computer, including keyboard shortcuts, the Snipping Tool, and Techsmith’s SnagIt software.

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