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GetMeCoding with the OnTheStacksPodcast and Marty the Robot
BlogCodingEducation

A Talk with the OnTheStacks Podcast

I recently had a great conversation with the OnTheStacks Podcast where I shared my story and what you can do to inspire young people to explore coding.  We had a lot of laughs as my host, Bill Corcoran Jr. is …

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How to Spot a Phishing Email And What to do When You Get One

How to spot a phishing message and what to do can be one of the most important things you will ever do online. Have you ever received a message that had an urgent tone from someone claiming to be a …

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GetMeCoding How to Report Cyber Crime
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How to Report a Cyber Crime

Do you know how to report a cyber crime?  It is October and that brings Cyber Security Awareness Month.  Before I share tips to stay safe online, I wanted you to have a helpful cyber crime reporting resource and to …

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Let Go: 4 Success Tips for You and Your College Freshman

In this post I share 4 success tips I give to parents during my college orientation talk.  In June, every year across the United States, young people graduate from high school.  Most have finalized any plans for attending college and …

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Blog Post Stranger Things Computer Scene Explained
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Stranger Things Episode 4 Computer Scene Explained

In the spring of 2022 we saw the return of the Stranger Things Netflix series and our heroes facing new challenges. Once again we get to enjoy an episode that has a 1980’s computer scene . Like my last Stranger …

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STEM in Walt Disney World
BlogDisneyEducation

How A Walt Disney World Vacation Can Inspire Learning: 5 Must See STEM Related Attractions

When you think STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math), do you think of a Walt Disney World Vacation? As the school year ends in the United States, many families head to Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida as their vacation …

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BlogCoding with DadEducation

Coding With Dad: A Win On So Many Levels

A note from the author, Mr. Fred: This “Coding With Dad: A Win On So Many Levels” blog post was originally posted almost 5 years ago but continues to prompt many kind words from readers so I have updated it …

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How to Use a QR Code

I get asked quite frequently about how to use a QR code because it seems super technical.  The reality is that it is quite easy but there is something not everyone may realize.  Ever since the 2021 Superbowl that made …

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Stranger Things Netflix Series
BlogEducationGetmecoding

The Stranger Things Series Returns

The Stranger Things Series return on Netflix. We take a quick look back at Bob Newby our favorite coder.

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