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STEM Activity: Build a Model of Disney’s Rockin Roller Coaster

Did you ever want to build a model of Disney’s Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster?  Well…maybe not life size but how about a prototype or miniature version.  Some STEM activities are coding only.  Some projects are about building things.  But when the two actually come together you get results like roller coasters.  This activity gets you …

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A Farewell to Flash – An Important Lesson For All Coders

On December 31, 2020 the software company, Adobe, bid farewell to Flash which is a technology that was a game changer and presents an important lesson for all coders.  Microsoft will then begin blocking Windows from running any Flash files.  This is a process that is a long time coming but it is an important …

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Coding Toy Idea Book Download [2020 Update]

If you are looking to purchase a coding toy for a young person, let me help you with these 6 Tips for selecting coding toy in 2020. The toys in this FREE download are handpicked based on my experience as a dad, software developer, college professor, and kids coding camp instructor.  I also provide some …

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Cybersecurity Awareness – Password Tips And How to Create a Passphrase

Computers and smart devices all use accounts that store our information. Passwords are needed to keep our accounts secure but do you protect your passwords?  With all we put online or store on our devices, do you practice good password management? The month of October has been designated as Cybersecurity Awareness month so I assembled …

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What is “low code” or “no code”? You May be The Next Citizen Developer

No-Code and Low-Code software program creation is here and this is what you can do with it. I explain what is “coding” in a prior blog post so if the concept of software programming is still new or “fuzzy” to you, give that a read.   You may be hearing and seeing the rise of …

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Keeping Kids Safe Online: A Cyber Security Talk for Everyone

If you are a parent, teacher, or someone who provides care for young people, teaching them to be safe safe online should be a top priority. Are you feeling overwhelmed by all the technology and not sure how to manage it to keep kids safe? Do you provide rules in your house for online activity? …

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Child Sextortion: How it Happens and What You Can Do to Stop it

You may have heard of cyberbullying but are you familiar with sextortion and how it is harming young people?  The internet can be an amazing educational resource but it also brings with it some serious issues that can harm anyone, especially young people. I was invited in to an elementary school to speak about internet …

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