Monthly Archives: January 2013

STEM Hijacked?

I’ve gone to a number of STEM conferences locally and a few nationally.  In nearly all cases, all I’ve ever heard about is engineering.  In fact a local STEM conference I’ve attended for 8 years had a single panel discussion … Continue reading

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My name is Joe Kmoch from Milwaukee, WI and one of several regular bloggers on the ACM Inroads site. My orientation will be K-12 since I taught math and computer science for 34 years, 28 of those at Washington HS … Continue reading

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Examining failure

I had an interesting experience recently on my personal blog that started me thinking about failure and computing education.  I’m teaching a new class, and I wrote a blog post in which I discussed my preparations for the first lecture … Continue reading

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Can a) b) c) d) Assess Understanding?

As an information technology (IT) faculty member teaching in the systems and networking side of the camp (rather than development), I have always found it important to assess students’ clear understanding of and ability to discuss computing technologies. Because IT … Continue reading

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