Articles

In-depth investigations of a topic, person, or event.

Design is relationships

Design is relationships. Design is a relationship between form and content.

Secret Code Hidden in Plain Sight

Looking for a new way to encode your secret messages? Try steganography!

Zooming Towards Peace

Learn how video platforms like Zoom are being used to further Peacebuilding during the pandemic!

Draw with ASCII Keyboard Characters

It's fun and easy to create ASCII art with your computer keyboard, a text editor, and your imagination. Here are ideas to get started.

What is Design?

Design is about solving problems, from donuts to race cars, how we eat to what to wear in cold weather.

December 2021 Learn More Links

A collection of the links from the December 2021 issue all in one place.

December 2021 News Wire

A collection of fun and inspiring stories about tech from December 2021.

How Computers Make Sound

Learn how computers are able to create sound for all your favorite movies and music!

Choose Software to Code With

Learn about some of the different tools used by programmers.

Amazon Go, Cashiers Gone

Learn how Amazon is running its stores without any cashiers!

Computers and Pronouns

Check out how scientists are using the Winograd Schema Challenge to make smarter computers!

Code Trees with Pyret

Why find the perfect Christmas tree when you can make it?

Meet Sam Henry

Check out our interview with Sam Henry, the programmer who coded Noah Text!

Simulations Make It Real, or Not

Learn about the importance of simulations, one the coolest types of technology around!

Scratch Fractured Fairy Tales

Join us for the next installment of our Fractured Fairy Tales Scratch series!

Coding With Hydra

Looking for a way to liven up your coding sessions? Check out our Hydra workshop!

What’s Your Type?

We all use fonts yet rarely notice they are designed. Here are some interesting details to help you notice fonts.

October 2021 Tidbitz

A collection of fun and inspiring stories from October 2021.

Holiday STEAM Gift Guide

30+ ideas for STEAM-theme gifts for kids of all ages!

What are Keywords in Programming Languages?

Everyone knows the difference between saying, “Let’s eat, grandma!” and “Let’s eat grandma!” Computers don't.

Get Started with Pico Boards

An introduction to using MicroPython with Pico Boards!

Open Source Projects

Looking to put your programming skills to the test? It may be time to join an open-source project!

Code Without a Computer

Learn how to use HTML and CSS with this great book!

What’s the Point?!

Exploring the relationship between operators, negation, and exclamation points!

Fractured Fairy Tales, Part 2

Time for lesson two on how to make a fairy tale in Scratch!

Code with Pics in Pyret

Meet Pyret! Pythons colorful and graphically based cousin!

Lessons from Mars

Discussing the importance of presenting problem-solving to students as a process.

Flower Power and Colossus

Meet a 'Colossus' in the world of early encryption!

Beam Me a Soda

Learn how sports and technology are becoming more and more linked!

G Whiz 5G?

What is a G and why do we have 5 of them now? Find out through this quick history of cellular data!