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Google’s Applied Digital Skills | Shared lessons | Share My Lesson
free video-based curriculum that teaches students practical skills they need for work and life. Students watch instructional videos on the Applied Digital Skills website, then follow the steps to b…
Create an Editing Tool with Programming | Share My Lesson
Write code to find and highlight one overused word in a document.Expand the program to find several overused words.Write code to highlight all the overused words in their document in different colo…
Computational Thinking Lesson Plan Templates in Middle School Digital Literacy and Computer Science
Find free Middle School Digital Literacy and Computer Science Lesson Plan Templates on Computational Thinking.

 

10 essential UI (user-interface) design tips | Webflow Blog
Interface design, which focuses on the layout of functionality of interfaces, is a subset of user experience design, which focuses on the bigger picture: that is, the whole experience, not just the…
Inclusive Design Research Centre
The IDRC is a research and development centre at OCAD University where an international community of open source developers, designers, researchers, advocates, and volunteers work together to ensur…
The Naked Scientists Podcast | Naked Scientists
28:36 – How accessible is technology? computers are supposedly there to help us – but how easy are they to use and program if you’re disabled? We’re looking at how to make computing as inclusiv…
Humanware – Home – Low Vision Aids for Macular Degeneration
HumanWare is a leader in assistive technology, with over 30 years of experience in empowering people who are blind or with low vision through innovative solutions.
Code Jumper
Code Jumper™ is the newest innovation to assist children, regardless of their level of vision, in learning computer coding and programming skills through a unique, physical system. Originally des…
Tangible programming | Interviews | Naked Scientists
Code Jumper is a physical programming language for teaching children ages seven to eleven basic programming concepts and computational thinking, regardless of their level of vision. And it was insp…
Expansion of AP computer science courses draws more girls and minorities – The Washington Post
AP CSP curriculum is available online for high school teachers who want to mine it for problem sets and homework assignments. The goal, he said, “is broadening access to and interest in comput…
Innovation / Innovation Games
College Board reveals wide gender gap in certain AP courses – The Burlingame B
Nationally, female students were most severely underrepresented among test-takers in the AP Computer Science exam. The report revealed that only 19 percent of students taking the test were female,…