“Building with .NET Gadgeteer in the United Kingdom”

The CSTA Voice is a bi-monthly publication for members of the Computer Science Teachers Association in the USA. It provides analysis and commentary on issues relating to K12 computer science education issues, resources for educators, and information for members. The newsletter supports CSTA's mission to promote the teaching of computer science and other computing disciplines.

Dr Sue Sentance Senior Lecturer in ICT and Computing Education at Anglia Ruskin has written an article  “Building with .NET Gadgeteer in the United Kingdom” in which she discusses the success of .Net Gadgeteer in two school pilots run in the UK and another longer Pilot which has been run simultaneously in Seattle, WA.

UK Schools Pilot -  burglar alarm with security camera, a cue card presenter, an alien invasion game and a reaction timer game

 

Please follow the link to read the full article in the September edition.

The CSTA Voice (Volume 8 issue 4): http://csta.acm.org/Communications/sub/CSTAVoice.html

PDF: http://csta.acm.org/Communications/sub/CSTAVoice_Files/csta_voice_09_2012.pdf

Dr Sue Sentance : http://www.anglia.ac.uk/ruskin/en/home/faculties/fhsce/about/staff/a-z/sue_sentance.html