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Alfred Thompson
Worked at Microsoft
Attended Brooklyn Tech, Taylor University, Rivier College
Lives in New Hampshire
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One thing leads to another in my thinking. How does doing math with only integers change things? And what does it have to do with number bases?
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A first look at my new Surface Pro 4. Looks great.
My Surface Pro 3 has been my constant companion and major computer workhouse ever since I got it over a year ago. It’s pretty much ideal for a school computer. I’m seeing more and more students carry them around the building ...
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A project inspired by March Madness. Why not?
Inspiration for projects come from everywhere. Today there was a lot of talk about “March Madness” or the NCAA Men’s basketball tournament. It got me thinking about how to write a program to fill out a bracket. Since I have b...
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Planning a couple of riffs of a project Dawn DuPriest wrote about on her blog.
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Great suggestions for people starting with blogging from Doug Peterson
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I'm having fun helping students with problems in their semester projects. I don't know if it would be as much fun if I hadn't been programming for so long.
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This week's interesting links post. Some really good stuff to share.
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This week's interesting links.
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This week's interesting links which include a suggestion about using social media to tell your school's story.
The US went on to Daylight Savings Time over the weekend. Most of my devices updated their clocks automatically. How that happens is an interesting discussion. Did you know that companies regularly have to update their softwa...
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Something useful for people using Small Basic
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How can we let students create their own learning paths and still make sure they get to the destination they need to get to?
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Bill Rohlfing (Envisionroom)'s profile photo
John Maklary's profile photo
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Kathleen Weaver's profile photo
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Aman Yadav'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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