Bill MacKenty

 
 
 

Coming together and eating

Posted in Personal on 27 - November 2022 at 10:10 AM (2 days ago)

So simple, so profound and so togethering. How eating together brings us together...

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Enjoying the moment

Posted in on 26 - November 2022 at 05:31 AM (3 days ago)

Cooking large meals can be fraught with anxiety. Here's how I battle it

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Sabbatical learning - part 1

Posted in Blogging on 23 - November 2022 at 06:47 PM (6 days ago)

The plan for learning

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Robotics

Posted in Teaching Diary on 19 - November 2022 at 05:50 AM (one week ago)

Truly a wonderful learning opportunity...

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Procedural generation as a teaching approach

Posted in Computer Science Teaching Diary on 17 - November 2022 at 05:09 AM (one week ago)

In computing, procedural generation is a method of creating data algorithmically as opposed to manually, typically through a combination of human-generated assets and algorithms coupled with computer-generated randomness and processing power (ref).

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update from Poland

Posted in Blogging Writing on 16 - November 2022 at 05:09 AM (about 2 weeks ago)

A Russian missile strike in Poland...

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Different categories of games in education

Posted in Games in education Practical Advice on 14 - November 2022 at 03:19 AM (2 weeks ago)

Nuance and discernment, baby

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saying goodbye to an idea

Posted in Blogging Writing on 10 - November 2022 at 04:49 AM (2 weeks ago)

This is actually a thing...

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No peace without balance of power

Posted in Blogging Writing on 09 - November 2022 at 04:44 AM (about 3 weeks ago)

Personally and politically, this seems like it may be true.

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The design cycle works

Posted in Computer Science Teaching Diary on 08 - November 2022 at 04:59 AM (3 weeks ago)

Considered and deliberate approach to design leads to high quality solutions. The obverse is also true.

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Tramping in Kabaty

Posted in Bushcraft on 07 - November 2022 at 05:17 AM (3 weeks ago)

savoring (and stumbling) through nature.

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The original hum

Posted in Blogging Writing on 07 - November 2022 at 05:08 AM (3 weeks ago)

A sound before our mother's heartbeat?

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A wonderful way to learn software engineering

Posted in Computer Science on 06 - November 2022 at 04:28 AM (3 weeks ago)

Authentic student projects; choice, choice, choice.

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The two types of forests

Posted in Bushcraft on 05 - November 2022 at 09:54 AM (3 weeks ago)

How should we think about forests?

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Early morning

Posted in Blogging Writing on 03 - November 2022 at 05:47 AM (3 weeks ago)

The early morning is magic. Quiet, still, and a time to focus prior to the cacophony of the day.

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Letting go / picking up

Posted in Blogging News Personal on 02 - November 2022 at 04:49 AM (about 4 weeks ago)

Sometimes we need to let things go to make room for new ideas.

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How do we measure students computational thinking?

Posted in Computer Science Teaching Diary on 13 - May 2016 at 08:50 AM (6 years ago)

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Building a computer science wiki

Posted in Computer Science Teaching Diary on 11 - May 2016 at 01:15 PM (6 years ago)

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

Posted in HOWTO Linux Teaching Diary on 25 - April 2016 at 05:37 AM (6 years ago)

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Six rules for asking questions in computer science

Posted in Computer Science Teaching Diary on 12 - April 2016 at 11:43 AM (6 years ago)

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Increasing complexity == increasing time to read

Posted in Computer Science Teaching Diary on 08 - April 2016 at 11:32 AM (6 years ago)

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Object construction

Posted in Computer Science on 02 - April 2015 at 10:30 AM (7 years ago)

connecting new learning to learning in the past

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Computational thinking, Minecraft and a 5 year old?

Posted in Computer Science on 30 - March 2015 at 11:59 AM (7 years ago)

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Yea! I learned something that I actually used!

Posted in Computer Science Teaching Diary on 24 - March 2015 at 01:39 PM (7 years ago)

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What is computational thinking in K-12 space?

Posted in Computer Science on 20 - March 2015 at 10:13 AM (7 years ago)

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What is computer science in a K-12 school?

Posted in Computer Science on 19 - March 2015 at 09:13 AM (7 years ago)

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How do we understand transformation & SAMR?

Posted in Educational Tech on 11 - March 2015 at 09:56 AM (7 years ago)

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Spock?

Posted in Personal on 27 - February 2015 at 09:56 PM (7 years ago)

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Sublime - is just so…good…

Posted in Blogging Personal Teaching Diary on 06 - February 2015 at 06:37 PM (7 years ago)

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Pain Value Analysis & Problem Analysis

Posted in Educational Tech Leadership on 17 - November 2014 at 07:42 AM (8 years ago)

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