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Open Source and Young Programmers

Open Source and Young Programmers
In previous entries I spoke of teaching my young Granddaughter to code. It is a bit tough keeping the attention focused but the tools work very well. I receive emails from opensource.com and this latest email highlighted  Blockly. This is the engine behind the code tutorials on code.org. It is a slick tool. This was developed mostly by Google Engineers. 
Here is the link to the Article

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Last day to see LOPSA @ SCALE

We will be at booth #12 until 2pm today.  Hope to see you soon...


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LOPSA is a SCALE again this year.  We are having a great time meeting current members, telling folks about LOPSA, and signing up new members.  Stop by and say hello at booth #12.

Pablo at the booth

Ski at the booth

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LOPSA-East taking 2015 to retool

LOPSA-East is taking 2015 off to regroup and retool the conference. We are going to be looking for a new venue, new classes and new ideas.

The committee wants to hear from you and what you want to see happen at LOPSA-East ’16.

  • What kind of class and talk topics you want
  • What things do you want us to change
  • What do you want us to keep
  • Do you want to help make LOPSA-East ’16 a success let us know

If you have the time please head over to http://lopsaeast.org/ and fillout the brief questionnair.


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Open Source Tools for Education

Open Source Tools for Education
In my last Blog entry I spoke about my attendance at The Pennsylvania Education Technology Exposition and Conference (www.peteandc.org). I was happy to see a session was dedicated to highlight Open Source Tools for education. The session was run by Charlie Reisinger, Technology Director for Penn Manor School District in Lancaster County Pennsylvania. The session description read:

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