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

In this updated post for 2023 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 …

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Exploring the Power of Artificial Intelligence: A Deep Dive with the ‘Practically Perfect Leader Podcast’ on AI’s Role in Shaping Tomorrow’s Leaders – Exclusive

Greetings, fellow coders and tech enthusiasts!   It’s Mr. Fred here from I recently had the privilege of joining the ‘Practically Perfect Leader Podcast‘,hosted by Angie Robinson, to delve into a topic that’s close to my heart and crucial for our …

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30 Days Lost in Space Adventure Teacher’s Resources Download

Download these Teacher’s Resources that you can use with the 30 Days Lost in Space Adventure Kit. The download contains: Welcome message from Mr. Fred “What is the Arduino?” – Presentation Example Assignment and Grading Rubric for the adventure kit. …

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30 Days Lost in Space Adventure Kit: A Galactic Coding Adventure Right in Your Home

Greetings future space cadets! Today we’re going to traverse galaxies far, far away as we explore an adventure kit like no other. Fasten your seat belts, or should I say, your zero-gravity harnesses, and let’s dive into’s the 30 Days …

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Elecfreaks Retro Arcade for Education Download

Download this STEP-BY-STEP guide on how to connect your Elecfreaks Retro Arcade to your Microsoft MakeCode Arcade account. Read the review about the Elecfreaks Retro Arcade A full overview on my thoughts and experience with the Retro Arcade. Watch the …

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Review and Tutorial: Learn Coding with Elecfreaks Retro Arcade Handheld Device and Microsoft MakeCode Arcade – Mastering Retro Gaming

Hello there coding enthusiasts, young learners, and educators alike! I am back again to with a review and tutorial on mastering retro gaming with Microsoft MakeCode Arcade and shine a light on another exciting coding tool. Today, we’re discussing a …

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A Teacher’s Dilemma – Scratch vs. ChatGPT

A Teacher’s dilemma is surfacing.  If you are trying to decide between using Scratch or AI-Powered ChatGPT to begin learning to code I provide a few things to consider for the coding learning experience.  Artificial intelligence may be all over …

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GetMeCoding Review of Microsoft MakeCode
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My Review of Microsoft MakeCode – Unleashing Creativity Through Code

My review of Microsoft MakeCode unleashing creativity through code is written as a parent/teacher. If you are like me, you want your child or students to develop important skills like problem-solving, critical thinking, and creativity. Microsoft MakeCode is a fantastic …

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May the 4th Coding Galaxy – Join our Star Wars-inspired programming courses and activities!

Happy May the 4th (Star Wars Day)! The Force is strong with us! May the 4th is upon us, and I couldn’t be more excited to celebrate this special day with our fellow Star Wars fans. If you know anything …

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