Best Programming Language for High School

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I wrote this blog in a single sitting.  I could not type as fast as I my mind raced because it addresses an issue that I, as an Alberta high school computer science teacher, struggled with for decades.  I thought and read and experimented and queried and reflected on this issue for decades.  I make some statements that should be documented.  I plan to do that, but first I wanted to get the lay of the land in front of ...

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Does Your CS 101 Enrollment Exceed 200,000?

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Udacity MOOC Courses
Udacity MOOC Courses

Udacity’s Computer Science 101 course enrollment exceeds 200,000!   The Udacity MOOC university-level Computer Science courses are free, scalable, interactive, collaborative and motivating.   The Udacity MOOC model of educational delivery is arguably more effective and egalitarian than the traditional brick and mortar campus.   The MOOC will flourish.   Will traditional campuses survive?

If I taught high school Computer Science today, ...

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