Tag Archives: technology literacy

ScotlandJS Interview with Kim Crayton

I will be speaking at my first technology conference next week. Follow this link to read my interview ūüôā¬†ScotlandJS Interview With Kim Crayton

Investing In the Future of Technology

Atlanta, Seattle, and Chicago are Desperate for Software Engineers, says Job Search Firm The above headline is nothing new to me and others learning to code in the Atlanta-area. It’s actually the leading reason that caused me to decide to shift my focus from learning to code to bridging the gap between Atlanta’s tech community … Continue reading Investing In the Future of Technology

Great Reason Why Coding Should Replace Foreign Language As A Requirement In Schools

This is the technology, created by Waverly Labs, I’ve been warning my fellow educators was coming. This all but eliminates the need for foreign language as a requirement in schools. Being 21st century ready demands that’s students 2nd language be some form of programming language. Appropriate technology education is the only way to ensure student’s … Continue reading Great Reason Why Coding Should Replace Foreign Language As A Requirement In Schools

Refactor: Highest and Lowest Number

Python Original: numbers_list = [] highest = 0 lowest = None print “Please enter a number: ” numbers = raw_input(“> “) try: numbers = int(numbers) except: numbers = -1 numbers_list.append(numbers) def test(next_number): try: next_number = int(next_number) except: next_number = num new_number() else: numbers_list.append(int(next_number)) def done(): print “Here’s a list of the numbers you entered: %r” … Continue reading Refactor: Highest and Lowest Number

The Story of JavaScript – Scope

Scope: Where a variable is available in your code There was a neighborhood¬†(lexical environment), we’ll call it Lex Town, where community was valued above all else. This neighborhood was designed so that the families (functions) who lived there would work as a collective in order to ensure that they all would thrive. Each family was … Continue reading The Story of JavaScript – Scope

The Story of JavaScript – Lexical Environments

Ok, I’m trying something new. I learn best when I can relate what I’m learning to something I already know. So I will be writing a series of “The Story of JavaScript” posts as I refocus on learning how JavaScript works. I welcome any POSITIVE¬†feedback that helps me better grasp these important concepts. Lexical Environments: … Continue reading The Story of JavaScript – Lexical Environments

PDF Documents

Portable Document Format (PDF) is a file format used to present documents in a manner independent of application software, hardware and operating systems. Each PDF file encapsulates a complete description of a fixed-layout flat document, including the text, fonts, graphics and other information needed to display it. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cIZz1eO3xJE

Cyberbullying

Cyberbullying is bullying¬†that takes place using electronic technology. Electronic technology includes devices and equipment such as cell phones, computers, and tablets as well as communication tools including social media sites, text messages, chat, and websites. Examples of cyberbullying include mean text messages or emails, rumors sent by email or posted on social networking sites, and … Continue reading Cyberbullying

Internet Service Provider

An Internet Service Provider (ISP) is a company which provides access to the Internet. Examples of ISPs include Bigpond, iiNet etc. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ej46ceCK_wU