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No Coder Dojo for 7/30/2014
Coder Dojo will be cancelled tonight. It will resume next week on 8/6.
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CoderDojo Agenda for 7/9/2014
Coder Dojo 7/9-Topic will be Morse Code and other forms of non-verbal communication During the last 3 weeks we have worked with sound files. We have created music sound track using  Soundation . We worked with sound files from birds. We learned how save sou...
Coder Dojo 7/9-Topic will be Morse Code and other forms of non-verbal communication During the last 3 weeks we have worked with sound files. We have created music sound track using Soundation. We worked with sound files from ...
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It just came to me that I have been trying to make myself like agile but it makes me miserable. I enjoy programming my own projects but dread working on an Agile team. I enjoy my team members but I really hate the rituals. I have been trying to figure out what is wrong. I teach programming to kids and realize that I would never teach them agile.  I feel agile is constraining and might work for some but not for me.
Commercial programming - the motivation is in the name! "Sales people want their commission and developers want to leave a legacy." The CEO who stated that to me (and others) in a high level meeting was talking wishful, comm...
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I agree. I worked a team project a few years ago, and they brought in a project management guy who tried to insert Agile methods into an existing project. The responses ranged from "meh" to seething hatred. 
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Coder Dojo Update 11/6/2013
The boys welcomed a new stude nt and we continued to work on our python programming.
We are learning the programming basics right now. The kids want to program games but they cannot do this without learning the foundations of writing code. Some will likel...
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7/2/2014 Coder Dojo Meetup
Build a Very Basic HTML Page We had more than a full house tonight, about 15 kids not including parents. The topic was building an html page based on a particular topic. The attendees were to select a bird song from the following page http://www.mbr-pwrc.us...
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Coder Dojo Agenda 6/18/2014 There will be two demos by one of the students. The topic will be using a Wacom tablet.  http://www.wacom.com/en/us/creative The second demo will be regarding how to collaborate using Skype. Once finished with demos. Students wil...
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Tech Ed, Is it the latest Fad or Cure All for Education
My two cents: I love technology and have been a web programmer as well as former art teacher. I regularly become frustrated with the idea that bringing technology into the classroom is the answer to all education problems. New gadgets and websites don't rea...
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Hi, I am Denise. I just signed up for the class this morning. 
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welcome Denise! 
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Programming (ASP.NET MVC, ORM(s),project management)
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  • Consultant for a Manufacturing Company
    2011
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Female
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Mom, geek, love my country, like raising chickens.
Introduction
Likes: Bridging technology and business. Learning in general. Love programming to solve business problems. Hates: sitting in a cube 9-5, boring people
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asp.net mvc, business apps, agile. Met the lead singer of Dokken (Don Dokken) and Metalica in the 1980s. Run a Coder Dojo for kids.
Education
  • Southeast Missouri State University
    education, 1985 - 1988