What is Curation? on Vimeo
via @catspyjamasnz Excellent short video (< 3m) about #curation, #edp4130 students benefit from introduction & motivation
Adobe Education Exchange
#edp4130 students might use this as part of a #pln
Lego Bubble Sort – YouTube
Great visualisation of an algorithm that demonstrates the power of computational thinking. I’ve taught sorts in classes by lining up a group of students like the Lego towers and working through the sort. That approach would not work in an online class but this could demonstrate it well. As an alternative, rather than have students watch this, they could make their own stopmotion vido to illustrate an algorithm or they might watch this and use it as the basis for making a video of a different sorting algorithm.
5 challenges for education
Described as ‘wicked problems’, meaning no easily agreed solution.
Watch Zuck, Bill Gates, Jack Dorsey, & Others In Short Film To Inspire Kids To Learn How To Code | TechCrunch
Motivating kids (and teachers) to learn how to code may be a challenge. This 5 minute video features well known people from the world of programming – Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, etc. – along with sports people and others promoting coding as achievable and worthwhile.
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