Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.
Also In The August 2017 Issue
A substitution cipher is an easy way to begin learning about how to use and make secret codes.
What are the odds two people in your classroom share a birthday? Much higher than you think!
Scratch is a fun block-based programming language that's easy to learn once you understand the basics.
The micro:bit is a not too expensive board that lets you easily build projects to learn about computing.
Meet Thomas, a turtle who can help you draw stars with Python (not the snake!).
The humble sewing machine can be a great first step to fun maker projects. Here's how to get started!
There's lots you can do make your online experiences enjoyable AND safe.
Minecraft is a fun game to play and a way to learn about games and programming. But first you have to learn the basics.
Have you ever put books in alphabetical order? What do you think the best method of alphabetizing would be?
With an EV3 robotics set, you can build all kinds of robots!
Some ideas how to engage young women in computing and STEAM based on recent research.
These three dimensional objects are 3D printed and cast images when light shines through them.
How do computers predict what text you want to write next? Here's how to create predictive stories.
This tutorial shows how to create a chat bot that plays hangman.
In this installment, learn about how programming languages are designed.
Links from the bottom of all the August 2017 articles, collected in one place for you to print, share, or bookmark.
Interesting stories about computer science, software programming, and technology for February 2017.