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NGSS Standards

Posted October 14, 2019 by ilee

Document highlighting the conceptual shifts in the Next Generation Science Standards

Skill Building Deck

Posted June 12, 2019 by ilee

A slide deck of exercises to build CS and decoding skills

Emergence video

Posted July 27, 2018 by sgibbs

A portion of a PBS NOVA video discussing the concept of emergence (or complex adaptive systems) where patterns emerge in nature where agents follow simple rules.

CS Concepts Guide

Posted July 27, 2018 by turtle

This is a guide to CS concepts in the order they are introduced in the CS in Science modules.

Project GUTS teacher & facilitator guides

Posted June 19, 2018 by sgibbs

These guides are aimed at helping teachers or workshop facilitators help their students or participants be independent learners while working with computer models. They are a work in progress - final versions will be uploaded soon. Please feel free to point out any corrections or additions in a discussion thread -- Thanks!

Troubleshooting Guide

Posted May 26, 2018 by sgibbs

A brief guide to Troubleshooting for teachers and facilitators -- how to get StarLogo Nova to work correctly.

Debugging Guide

Posted May 26, 2018 by sgibbs

A short guide for identifying and fixing common bugs in StarLogo Nova 2.0.

Teaching Equity Resources

Posted June 4, 2018 by sgibbs

Here are links to the resources used in CS in Science workshops to discuss equity in computer science.

Decoding Guide

Posted May 26, 2018 by sgibbs

Strategies for teaching students to read code to understand how a program or model works.

Defensive Programming Practices

Posted May 26, 2018 by sgibbs

A brief guide for teachers and facilitators to help students develop programming practices to keep them out of trouble.

The Giraffe and the Platypus

Posted June 12, 2017 by sgibbs

This is an activity that allows teachers in a workshop to experience and explore the equity issue involved in differences in background knowledge of students.

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