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Alfred Thompson
Worked at Microsoft
Attended Brooklyn Tech, Taylor University, Rivier College
Lives in New Hampshire
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Some languages use zero based arrays while some use one based arrays. How should a language independent AP course deal with this?
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I'm back with a new list of interesting links to share.
Blogging just hasn’t been my thing the last two weeks. Too much travel, too much work around the house when I haven’t been traveling, and I really need to do more prep for the new course I am teaching in September. Speaking o...
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Better late the never. Some interesting links for computer science teachers. Happy Monday!
Yes I’m late with this week’s interesting links. In my defense I have been extremely busy the last four or five days. Last Thursday and Friday were the CSTA Board meetings. Saturday was helping to set up for the CSTA conferen...
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A good Computer Science education program takes three groups working together.
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These look like some interesting and maybe important projects for CS education.
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Are your going to find some time to help review this important work?
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How do you collect and grade programming projects? Thinking out loud in this blog post.
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Trying to find the right development environment to teach on multiple platforms is hard. Anyone doing it in high school?
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Trip report - Tea with CS Teachers at the US Department of Education with Secretary John King.
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Happy 4th of July. IF it rains on your BBQ here are some interesting links to review.
Happy US independence day for my friends in the US. Also happy birthday to Queen Sonja of Norway. My family in Norway jokes that the American embassy always throws a big party on the Queen’s birthday. I’m celebrating Independ...
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Thinking about the things we teach about design for inclusion.
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After  week off, this week's interesting links for CS educators.
Sorry there was no interesting links post last week. Long story – feel free to ask me about it if you run into me in person this summer. In any case I am back on track and hope to be more regular going forward. Perhaps a litt...
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40 people
Have him in circles
178 people
SIOBOY DR's profile photo
Williana Mouton's profile photo
Quentin Lewis's profile photo
Stephanie True Moss's profile photo
Althea Michaelides's profile photo
Sandra Dubon's profile photo
Fred Cutter's profile photo
Mabel Khadija's profile photo
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Education, Computer Science
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  • Microsoft
    Academic Relations, 2012
  • Digital Equipment, Bishop Guertin HS
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New Hampshire
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Brooklyn, NY
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Alfred Thompson, For over nine years Alfred was the K-12 Computer Science Academic Relations Manager for Microsoft. Prior to Microsoft, Alfred was a high school computer science teacher, a K-8 computer specialist, and a software developer. He has written several textbooks and project books about teaching programming.

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  • Brooklyn Tech, Taylor University, Rivier College
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