Tag Archives: programming

Trying to find some loot

September 23, 2013

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Dear ******, It was nice to speak with you during last week’s Tech Crawl. I was the teacher working on gamifying his high school programming class. I was also the guy who handed out the flyer full of typos. How embarrassing. My students are starting to get into the spirit of gamification and it’s interesting […]

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Gamification and Programming

September 9, 2013

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Gamification Website Header

So, while Lauren has been heating up and cooling down multiple times a day, I’ve been working on trying something new with my programming class. For the last couple of years people have been experimenting with using common elements in games in classrooms. It’s called Gamification, and it’s not playing games in class. People have […]

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3 years and no photo

August 25, 2009

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3 years and no photo

This is the third year in a row that I’ve taught my One Really Good Lesson™ and forgotten to take pictures. After we take care of boring procedural things, the first things that we do in programming class is have a picnic. It’s usually blasted hot at the start of school so we have the […]

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Fantasy Baseball Files

April 15, 2008

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Fantasy Baseball Files

This collection of fantasy baseball files was created by readers of the Fantasy Baseball Cafe Forums. It includes documents for preparing for a draft/auction and documents for running one. If you have a document that has worked well for you and you want to offer it to others, please email it to me, and I’ll […]

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MyMiniCity WordPress Plugin

January 8, 2008

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MyMiniCity Wordpress Plugin

This WordPress plugin displays statistics for your www.myminicity.com town. It also provides links to the various URLs associated with your MiniCity as they are needed. I spent a while looking for a plugin that would do this, and finally decided that this would be a good chance for me to learn how to write WordPress […]

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