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Book Review: Code Girls – The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of World War II

Code Girls – The Untold Story of the American Woman Code Breakers of World War II is an excellent retelling of how the United States military broke the secret transmissions of Germany and Japan during the Second World War. Liza Mundy takes you back to experience a well researched story that I was not aware …

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College Orientation Tips for Parents

What happens at college orientation during COVID-19? 5 Things All Parents Should Know

What happens at college orientation during COVID-19 may look different on the surface but there are things all parents should know.  For Over twenty two years I have been behind the scenes in the college education process as a teacher, adviser, and guest speaker at college orientation.  Many ask me what happens at a college …

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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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GetMeCoding Blog What Makes A Good Coding Camp

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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GetMeCoding Zoom Fatigue 5 Tips to Deal With It

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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The Teacher's Pep Rally Podcast

The Teacher’s Pep Rally Podcast – What Disney Can Teach Us During COVID-19

This past month, I along with three other educators interviewed Disney expert, podcaster, and entrepreneur, Lou Mongello about how Disney approached reopening their parks during the global pandemic.  We felt this conversation was needed because Disney did it quite well and maybe there is something anyone involved in education or as a business, can take …

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GetMeCoding Cyber Security Podcast Interview

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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