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Bootstrap is a curricular module for students ages 12-16, which teaches algebraic and geometric concepts through computer programming. At the end of the module, students have a completed workbook filled with word problems, notes and math challenges, as well as a videogame of their own design, which they can share with friends and family. Our mission is to use students' excitement and confidence around gaming to directly apply algebra to create something cool. We work with schools, districts and tech-educational programs across the country, reaching hundreds of students each semester. Bootstrap has been integrated into math and technology classes across the country, reaching thousands of students since 2006. Most teachers have also attended a Bootstrap Workshop, where they received specialized training to deliver the class.

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MathVIDS! Home Welcome to MathVIDS! A Resource for Teaching Mathematics to Struggling Learners MathVIDS is an interactive website for teachers who are teaching mathematics to struggling learners made possible through funding by the Virginia Department of Education. The primary theme of MathVIDS is to help educators connect why struggling learners have difficutly learning matheamtics to effective instructional practices for these students.

Code Monster from Crunchzilla <h2>Code Monster gets kids excited about programming. It is a combination of a game and tutorial where kids experiment with learning to code. <p> Code Monster use Javascript. About An overview of Kodu. (Click to play) Kodu lets kids create games on the PC and Xbox via a simple visual programming language. Kodu can be used to teach creativity, problem solving, storytelling, as well as programming. Anyone can use Kodu to make a game, young children as well as adults with no design or programming skills.

main Bootstrap:1 Would you like to attend a Bootstrap Workshop? Check our workshops page to stay up-to-date on our workshop schedule. Driver's License Driver’s License for Homeschoolers Yes! Homeschoolers can obtain driver’s licenses when they reach 15 (for a permit) and 16 (for a junior operators). After taking the written and/or the driving portion of the driver’s test at the local testing site, you need to send the ID card, a check for the appropriate dollar amount, and “documentation of enrollment status” to the department of motor vehicles. Coping With Math Anxiety What Is Math Anxiety? A famous stage actress was once asked if she had ever suffered from stage-fright, and if so how she had gotten over it. She laughed at the interviewer’s naive assumption that, since she was an accomplished actress now, she must not feel that kind of anxiety. She assured him that she had always had stage fright, and that she had never gotten over it.

Daisy the Dinosaur I clicked the daisy support and it just takes me to the front webpage. I can't find an email or anything to contact the developers. I would like to contact them to get help for the issues I write below. The challenge mode works well and is a good way for kids to learn. I downloaded this on 4 different iPads. My plan was to use this to teach following directions. LiveCode Coding Club After School and Summer School LiveCode Coding Clubs Coding Clubs are an ideal way to help young people to develop important digital programming literacy skills whilst having fun. The LiveCode Coding Club pack includes free resources to help teach young people to develop mobile games, apps and animated books. LiveCode is full of friendly features which appeal equally to both boys and girls, you will be amazed at how quickly your students learn to use LiveCode and produce outstanding results.

Code & Conquer Most Important: Have Fun. And earn some badges. See how your strategy works out in different scenarios, challenge other players, receive points, earn badges and climb your way to the top of the leaderboard. Boost your coding skills. Do it playing. This game provides the perfect setting to introduce the key concepts employers ask you to know. Exploring Possible Elective Courses for High School Last month I wrote a post pertaining to the anxiety surrounding the act of Homeschooling High School. I spoke of my anxiety level being unusually low, due in part to my due diligence in completing research on the subject. One of the topics I spent time researching is the possible elective courses for high school. Here is the New York State Homeschool Law pertaining to the High School years: “For grades nine through twelve: English (four units); social studies (four units) which includes one unit of American history, one-half unit in participation in government, and one-half unit economics; mathematics (two units); science (two units); art and/or music (one unit); health education (one-half unit); physical education (two units); and three units of electives.

CME Project About the Program. The CME Project, developed by EDC’s Center for Mathematics Education and published by Pearson, is a coherent, four-year, NSF-funded high school mathematics program designed around how knowledge is organized and generated within mathematics: the themes of algebra, geometry, and analysis. The CME Project sees these branches of mathematics not only as compartments for certain kinds of results, but also as descriptors for methods and approaches—the habits of mind that determine how knowledge is organized and generated within mathematics itself. Code Maven from Crunchzilla <h2>Code Maven gets teens excited about programming. It is an interactive tutorial where anyone can experiment with learning to code. <p> Code Maven from Crunchzilla uses Javascript.

Girls Who Code Q: Girls Who Code is awesome, but there isn’t a Summer Immersion Program in my city. How can I bring Girls Who Code to my community? A: Start a Girls Who Code Club! Click here to learn more. Q: I am going to be out of town during the Summer Immersion Program dates. Scratch Help - About Scratch Who Uses Scratch? Scratch is designed especially for ages 8 to 16, but is used by people of all ages. Millions of people are creating Scratch projects in a wide variety of settings, including homes, schools, museums, libraries, and community centers. Around the World Scratch is used in more than 150 different countries and available in more than 40 languages. To change languages, click the menu at the bottom of the page.

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