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Teacher Space Makeover – How I Created My Online Studio

Home office and teacher space makeover projects have been sweeping all across the United States and the globe during COVID-19.  As I moved to teaching completely online, remotely and creating for GetMeCoding.com, I had one goal in mind for my teacher space makeover and that was to make an engaging setup that was also highly …

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What Makes A Good Coding Camp Even During COVID-19?

It is right around late spring when parents or guardians begin their hunt for camps and activities for their young person. “What makes a good coding camp?”.  I often get asked this having taught kids camps for over 15 years.  Here are my tips so you find the right camp for your young person. No …

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Coding Activity: Control NASA’s Ingenuity With Your Own Code

What if you can control NASA’s Ingenuity Helicopter?  You can with this simple coding activity built with your own code using Scratch and a cool Mars Ingenuity helo graphic. On April 19th, 2021 NASA’s Ingenuity Helicopter took off from the surface of Mars for a short test flight.  This flight was done with programming code …

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Zoom Fatigue is Real – 5 Tips on How to Deal With it

I was recently asked in an interview, “is Zoom fatigue real”?   Yes, Zoom fatigue is real and there are a few tips to help you deal with it.  Knowing and applying these five tips, you can possibly avoid Zoom fatigue for you and your students. Obviously, we don’t want to create fatigue but we …

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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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