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How They See Us, Part N

This week's Ed-Tech Podcast from Steve Hargadon and Audrey Watters discusses Software Carpentry a bit around the 23:00 mark [1]. In answer to Hargadon's poin...
February 16, 2012

Teachers Matter - Do Programmers?

Raj Chetty and John Friedman (Harvard), and Jonah Rockoff (Columbia) recently published a study showing how much long-term impact teachers have on students. ...
February 16, 2012

I Have Seen the Future…

…and its name is Bret Victor. (Jump ahead to 7:00 and watch for a couple of minutes if you need to be persuaded…)
February 15, 2012

Slide Drive

I just posted a note on the Software Carpentry site about Slide Drive, a new HTML5+audio slideshow tool from David Seifreid. Please check it out and let us k...
February 15, 2012