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Rebecca Dovi
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I am a teacher on a mission. Every student should have access to computer science, it starts in my classroom.
I am a teacher on a mission. Every student should have access to computer science, it starts in my classroom.

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String Immutability - APCS A Deep Dive
CodeVA's Teacher's Lounge -  latest post :  http://www.supercs.net/2015/03/29/immutable-strings/ The String class can cause a lot of confusion for students as they first start working with code. We often introduce it early in the year, ...

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APCS A - Teh Immutability of Strings

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Requiring Computer Science
Hi Kiki, The entire state of Virginia has been shut down due to snow, so I've had lots of time to sit and knit, and catch up on my reading. As it always seems to happen, after our conversation last month about requiring computer science courses in K-12 scho...

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Telling Stories with Data
Content has moved to CodeVA's Teacher's Lounge - latest post :  Telling Stories with Data: The Most Common Job In Every State One of the major themes in Computer Science Principles is Data. This interactive map shows how jobs have changed throughout the yea...

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Homeward Bound - STEM CP: CE21 Meeting
Hi there Kiki, I am on the train heading home from the CE21 meeting in Baltimore. It is so inspiring to see all of the folks doing work in computer science education and hear about their projects. There were a lot of folks there from the Code.org K-5 traini...

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Sweater for Little-Sis
The resident eleven year old recently announced she needed a sweater. These moments don't come often, so this is a drop-everything situation. We looked at pictures and he decided a Norwegian sweater would be best. At first she was thinking along these lines...

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Darn it!
This fall's knitting theme has been finish it/fix it. Fortunately after the last crazy year I have plenty of fuel. Between leaving one job and starting a non-profit  sleep, much less knitting time, has been at a premium around here. Darned sock - the same y...

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