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Rebecca Dovi
Attended College of William & Mary
Lives in Richmond, VA
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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...
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 compu...
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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...
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 ...
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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...
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...
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AP Computer Science Teacher Training
There are some major changes happening to the AP Computer Science A course next year ( new course description here ). First and foremost the GridWorld case study is no more. Replacing it are the new AP Computer Science Labs ( more on those here ). One of th...
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AP Computer Science Exam Review Worksheet
Here are some things I use with my students for last minute AP exam review. My goal is not new learning at this point. I focus instead on reinforcing skills that will help them move up a point or two in their score. APCS Flashcards Top Ten things you need t...
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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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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...
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...
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We teach kids to code.
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My Latest Project - CodeVA
CodeVA  is a non-profit focused on bringing computer science education to students and teachers across Virginia. Launching in summer 2014 CodeVA brings two initiatives: Teacher Training In partnership with  Code.org  CodeVA is working with four Virginiascho...
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What it Takes to Make a Computer Science Teacher
I've had this conversation 5 or 6 times over the last few months. Always with teachers, always centered around respect. And mostly about computer science education. So I'm going to go ahead and put this in writing. A good teacher can teach computer science....
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Computer Science Teacher
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Programming: Java, C++, HTML, JavaScript, etc. Training and Curriculum Development
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Richmond, VA
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Heidelberg, Germany - Olsterholtz-Sharmbeck, Germany - Westlake Village, CA - Newport, RI - Daytona, FL - Tokyo, Japan - Maryland - Rhode Island - Tennessee - New York
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I am a teacher on a mission. Every student should have access to computer science, it starts in my classroom.
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  • College of William & Mary
  • Virginia Tech
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