How do we measure students computational thinking?

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Friday, May 13, 2016 (11 months, 2 weeks, and one day ago)
Posted in: Computer Science Teaching Diary

 Building a computer science wiki

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Wednesday, May 11, 2016 (11 months, 2 weeks, and 3 days ago)
Posted in: Computer Science Teaching Diary

 Linux server with lots of students - assigning individual read / write for students in /var/www

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Sunday, April 24, 2016 (one year, 3 days, and 41 minutes ago)
Posted in: HOWTO Linux Teaching Diary

 Six rules for asking questions in computer science

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Tuesday, April 12, 2016 (one year, 2 weeks, and one day ago)
Posted in: Computer Science Teaching Diary

 Increasing complexity == increasing time to read

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Friday, April 08, 2016 (one year, 2 weeks, and 5 days ago)
Posted in: Computer Science Teaching Diary

 Object construction

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Thursday, April 02, 2015 (2 years, 3 weeks, and 5 days ago)
Posted in: Computer Science

 Computational thinking, Minecraft and a 5 year old?

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Monday, March 30, 2015 (2 years, 4 weeks, and one day ago)
Posted in: Computer Science

 Yea! I learned something that I actually used!

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Tuesday, March 24, 2015 (2 years, one month, and 5 days ago)
Posted in: Computer Science Teaching Diary

 What is computational thinking in K-12 space?

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Friday, March 20, 2015 (2 years, one month, and one week ago)
Posted in: Computer Science

 What is computer science in a K-12 school?

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Thursday, March 19, 2015 (2 years, one month, and one week ago)
Posted in: Computer Science

 How do we understand transformation & SAMR?

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Wednesday, March 11, 2015 (2 years, one month, and 2 weeks ago)
Posted in: Educational Tech

 Spock?

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Friday, February 27, 2015 (2 years, one month, and 4 weeks ago)
Posted in: Personal

 Sublime - is just so…good…

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Friday, February 06, 2015 (about 2 years, 2 months, and 3 weeks ago)
Posted in: Blogging Personal Teaching Diary

 Pain Value Analysis & Problem Analysis

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Monday, November 17, 2014 (2 years, 5 months, and one week ago)
Posted in: Educational Tech Leadership

 Technology, learning and choice…

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Sunday, November 02, 2014 (2 years, 5 months, and 3 weeks ago)
Posted in: Educational Tech Design

 Social Media and PLN’s: a lot of a little

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Tuesday, September 23, 2014 (about 2 years, 7 months, and 5 days ago)
Posted in: Blogging Educational Tech Teaching Diary Twitter

 Was Queen Elizabeth II repaid for the tea that was thrown into Boston harbor during the tea party?

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Sunday, September 21, 2014 (about 2 years, 7 months, and 7 days ago)
Posted in: Blogging

 Goals for this upcoming year

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Tuesday, September 02, 2014 (2 years, 7 months, and 3 weeks ago)
Posted in: Educational Tech Leadership

 Welcome to a new school year!

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Monday, August 18, 2014 (2 years, 8 months, and one week ago)
Posted in:

 Vacation - needing it

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Monday, July 07, 2014 (2 years, 9 months, and 3 weeks ago)
Posted in:

 Don’t use excel for important work

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Wednesday, May 28, 2014 (2 years, 11 months, and one day ago)
Posted in: Blogging Educational Tech Personal

 From the BBC: Computers can impact on children’s ability to learn, says union

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Friday, May 23, 2014 (2 years, 11 months, and 6 days ago)
Posted in: Educational Tech Leadership Mindfulness

 Interesting article and online discussion about “teaching computers”

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 (2 years, 11 months, and 4 weeks ago)
Posted in: Educational Tech Design Leadership

 PD, ed-tech conferences and student learning…

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Monday, April 28, 2014 (3 years, 22 hours, and 31 minutes ago)
Posted in: Educational Tech Design Leadership

 Silence is success in IT

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Thursday, April 17, 2014 (3 years, one week, and 4 days ago)
Posted in: Educational Tech Design Leadership

 ISTE Essential conditions are just…right.

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Thursday, April 10, 2014 (3 years, 2 weeks, and 4 days ago)
Posted in: Educational Tech

 Edtech Conferences - worth it?

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Thursday, April 03, 2014 (3 years, 3 weeks, and 4 days ago)
Posted in: Educational Tech Leadership Support Twitter

 Dungeons and Dragons for 6th graders?

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Thursday, March 20, 2014 (3 years, one month, and one week ago)
Posted in: Games in education

 Animal dissections should not be computer simulated

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Tuesday, March 18, 2014 (3 years, one month, and one week ago)
Posted in: Educational Tech Games in education

 Expression Engine 2.8 is out!

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Monday, March 03, 2014 (3 years, one month, and 3 weeks ago)
Posted in: Blogging Personal Teaching Diary

 Hacking in High School: yes, but….

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Friday, February 28, 2014 (3 years, one month, and 4 weeks ago)
Posted in: Educational Tech Teaching Diary

 Membership in Computer Science Teacher Association

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Monday, February 24, 2014 (3 years, 2 months, and 3 days ago)
Posted in: Educational Tech Leadership Personal Teaching Diary

 Is anonymity bad?

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Friday, February 14, 2014 (3 years, 2 months, and one week ago)
Posted in: Blogging Personal

 Parents, students, teachers and Moodle: who see’s what??

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Thursday, February 13, 2014 (3 years, 2 months, and 2 weeks ago)
Posted in: Educational Tech Design

 An introduction to SAMR

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Tuesday, February 11, 2014 (3 years, 2 months, and 2 weeks ago)
Posted in: Educational Tech Leadership

 Technology Integration—Will We Know It When We See It? A New Taxonomy

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Friday, February 07, 2014 (3 years, 2 months, and 2 weeks ago)
Posted in: Educational Tech Leadership

 Just finished Code Academy Intro to PHP

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Sunday, February 02, 2014 (3 years, 2 months, and 3 weeks ago)
Posted in: Educational Tech Personal Teaching Diary

 Does everyone need to learn to code?

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Wednesday, January 29, 2014 (3 years, 2 months, and 4 weeks ago)
Posted in: Educational Tech Leadership

 Mindfulness in schools: a good article

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Monday, January 20, 2014 (3 years, 3 months, and one week ago)
Posted in: Mindfulness

 What does it mean to be accountable?

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Friday, January 17, 2014 (3 years, 3 months, and one week ago)
Posted in: Educational Tech Leadership

 Digital Learning: a video that gets close to SAMR

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Tuesday, January 14, 2014 (about 3 years, 3 months, and 2 weeks ago)
Posted in: Educational Tech Leadership

 Great youtube video: be here now

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Wednesday, January 08, 2014 (3 years, 3 months, and 2 weeks ago)
Posted in: Mindfulness

 ITIL: Services in a K-12 School

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Friday, December 27, 2013 (3 years, 4 months, and 20 hours ago)
Posted in: Educational Tech Leadership

 Tech Coaching vs Tech Coordination

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Friday, December 13, 2013 (3 years, 4 months, and 2 weeks ago)
Posted in: Educational Tech Leadership

 MOOC’s, learning, and teaching, oh my!

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Wednesday, December 11, 2013 (3 years, 4 months, and 2 weeks ago)
Posted in: Educational Tech

 Geeks on the difference between training and learning

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Thursday, November 28, 2013 (3 years, 4 months, and 4 weeks ago)
Posted in: Educational Tech Design Teaching Diary

 iDiots: a clever commentary on what we may become

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Wednesday, November 20, 2013 (3 years, 5 months, and one week ago)
Posted in: Mindfulness Personal

 Reform ECPA: Tell the Government to Get a Warrant

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Friday, November 15, 2013 (3 years, 5 months, and one week ago)
Posted in: Linux Personal

 ITIL Certified and Management in Schools

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Tuesday, October 29, 2013 (3 years, 5 months, and 4 weeks ago)
Posted in: Educational Tech Leadership

 ITIL Lifecycle Processes

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Sunday, October 20, 2013 (3 years, 6 months, and one week ago)
Posted in: Educational Tech Leadership

 ITIL in Education

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Tuesday, August 20, 2013 (3 years, 8 months, and one week ago)
Posted in: Educational Tech Leadership

 My kids want to use Unity3D for a science project

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Thursday, April 11, 2013 (4 years, 2 weeks, and 3 days ago)
Posted in: Games in education Practical Advice

 My idea of a good social experience for teachers

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Tuesday, February 26, 2013 (4 years, 2 months, and one day ago)
Posted in: Personal Teaching Diary

 Stack Exchange: better questions and answers

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Monday, February 25, 2013 (4 years, 2 months, and one day ago)
Posted in: Educational Tech Support

 7th grade Minecraft Project

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Sunday, June 10, 2012 (4 years, 10 months, and 2 weeks ago)
Posted in: Games in education Practical Advice

 Evaluating Technology Coaches with NETS-C

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Tuesday, May 29, 2012 (4 years, 11 months, and 32 minutes ago)
Posted in: Educational Tech Leadership Support

 Cyberbullying Protocol

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Friday, March 30, 2012 (5 years, 4 weeks, and one day ago)
Posted in: Educational Tech

 Defining Games in Education

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Thursday, March 29, 2012 (5 years, one month, and 2 hours ago)
Posted in: Games in education

 Getting Geeks Going

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Monday, March 26, 2012 (5 years, one month, and 3 days ago)
Posted in: Educational Tech

 CEESA Games in Education Notes

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Friday, March 16, 2012 (about 5 years, one month, and 2 weeks ago)
Posted in: Games in education

 Project Management in Education

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Tuesday, February 28, 2012 (5 years, one month, and 4 weeks ago)
Posted in: Educational Tech Leadership

 The Digital Citenzship Opportunity

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Monday, December 12, 2011 (5 years, 4 months, and 2 weeks ago)
Posted in: Educational Tech Design

 CEESA Minecrafting

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Wednesday, November 16, 2011 (5 years, 5 months, and one week ago)
Posted in: Games in education

 How do you evaluate technology coaches?

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Monday, August 01, 2011 (5 years, 8 months, and 4 weeks ago)
Posted in: Educational Tech Leadership Teaching Diary

 The 10 moms doctrine

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Thursday, July 28, 2011 (5 years, 9 months, and one day ago)
Posted in: Blogging Educational Tech Design Personal Teaching Diary

 More on learning HTML 5

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Tuesday, July 26, 2011 (5 years, 9 months, and 3 days ago)
Posted in: Personal Teaching Diary

 Becoming familiar with HTML 5

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Sunday, July 24, 2011 (5 years, 9 months, and 6 days ago)
Posted in: Blogging Educational Tech Personal Teaching Diary

 Fab-fi

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Sunday, June 12, 2011 (5 years, 10 months, and 2 weeks ago)
Posted in: Educational Tech Linux

 Quivering Communist Zombie Space Death - Part 2

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Monday, June 06, 2011 (5 years, 10 months, and 3 weeks ago)
Posted in: Games in education Text-based gaming

 Differentiated Distraction and blocking?

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Friday, June 03, 2011 (5 years, 10 months, and 3 weeks ago)
Posted in: Educational Tech Design Leadership Support

 Quivering Communist Zombie Space Death - Part 1

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Friday, May 06, 2011 (5 years, 11 months, and 3 weeks ago)
Posted in: Educational Tech Design Games in education Practical Advice Text-based gaming

 7 highly effective Facebook habits

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Monday, April 11, 2011 (6 years, 2 weeks, and 4 days ago)
Posted in: Educational Tech Design

 Technology Professional Development

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Saturday, March 26, 2011 (6 years, one month, and 4 days ago)
Posted in: Educational Tech Design Support

 Presentation: games in education notes

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Saturday, March 26, 2011 (6 years, one month, and 4 days ago)
Posted in: Games in education

 Presentation: the SAMR model of integration

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Saturday, March 26, 2011 (6 years, one month, and 4 days ago)
Posted in: Educational Tech Design

 An introduction to SAMR at ASW

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Sunday, March 20, 2011 (6 years, one month, and one week ago)
Posted in:

 Moving from a drop-off model to an integrated model

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Tuesday, March 15, 2011 (6 years, one month, and 2 weeks ago)
Posted in: Educational Tech Design

 More tools to combat cyberbullying

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Tuesday, March 15, 2011 (6 years, one month, and 2 weeks ago)
Posted in: Blogging Educational Tech Design Leadership Security

 The four noble truths. Explained, part four.

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Thursday, March 10, 2011 (about 6 years, one month, and 3 weeks ago)
Posted in: Educational Tech Design Leadership

 The four noble truths. Explained, part three

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Wednesday, March 02, 2011 (about 6 years, one month, and 4 weeks ago)
Posted in: Educational Tech Design

 QUESTION: moving to cloud-based storage

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Monday, February 28, 2011 (6 years, one month, and 4 weeks ago)
Posted in: Blogging Educational Tech HOWTO web 2.0

 The 2011 Horizon Report released

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Wednesday, February 23, 2011 (6 years, 2 months, and 4 days ago)
Posted in: Educational Tech Design Leadership

 The four noble truths. Explained, part two.

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Monday, February 21, 2011 (6 years, 2 months, and 6 days ago)
Posted in: Educational Tech Design Leadership

 The four noble truths. Explained, part one.

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Thursday, February 17, 2011 (6 years, 2 months, and one week ago)
Posted in: Blogging Educational Tech Design Teaching Diary

 Interview with scholastic - Play to Learn

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Wednesday, February 16, 2011 (6 years, 2 months, and one week ago)
Posted in: Educational Tech Design Games in education Practical Advice

 Moving an enitre school to dropbox?

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Tuesday, February 15, 2011 (about 6 years, 2 months, and 2 weeks ago)
Posted in: Educational Tech Design platform Support

 Domains, hosts, and more!

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Thursday, February 10, 2011 (6 years, 2 months, and 2 weeks ago)
Posted in: Blogging News Personal

 disabling private browsing: a pain in the neck

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Wednesday, February 02, 2011 (6 years, 2 months, and 3 weeks ago)
Posted in: Educational Tech Design Security

 (technical) Oh goodness, I’m using PERL.

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Saturday, January 29, 2011 (6 years, 2 months, and 4 weeks ago)
Posted in: Blogging Educational Tech Personal

 Being integrated and meeting technology standards - how?

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Monday, January 24, 2011 (6 years, 3 months, and 3 days ago)
Posted in: Educational Tech Leadership

 Parents: friending your kids on facebook?

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Monday, January 24, 2011 (6 years, 3 months, and 4 days ago)
Posted in: Educational Tech

 Parents: here’s a template for technology contract with your kids

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Thursday, January 20, 2011 (6 years, 3 months, and one week ago)
Posted in: Educational Tech

 The four noble truths of technology and learning

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Wednesday, January 19, 2011 (6 years, 3 months, and one week ago)
Posted in: Educational Tech

 Facebook in class isn’t the problem

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Thursday, January 13, 2011 (6 years, 3 months, and 2 weeks ago)
Posted in: Educational Tech

 That thing about Twitter - I still prefer RSS

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Monday, January 10, 2011 (6 years, 3 months, and 2 weeks ago)
Posted in: Educational Tech Twitter

 Parents: your kids will probably see these movies soon. Beware.

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Sunday, January 09, 2011 (6 years, 3 months, and 2 weeks ago)
Posted in: Educational Tech Security Teaching Diary

 Parent technology partnership is filtering at the router

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Friday, December 17, 2010 (6 years, 4 months, and one week ago)
Posted in: Educational Tech Security

 On Gawker and Passwords

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Monday, December 13, 2010 (6 years, 4 months, and 2 weeks ago)
Posted in: Blogging Educational Tech Security News Personal

 Great Prezi from Nick Kwan on the SAMR model

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Thursday, December 09, 2010 (about 6 years, 4 months, and 3 weeks ago)
Posted in: Educational Tech Design HOWTO web 2.0

 Online cyberbullying - a real challenge for parents

Bill MacKenty: : Published on Tuesday, December 07, 2010 (6 years, 4 months, and 3 weeks ago)
Posted in: Blogging Educational Tech Design Leadership