If you have time on your hands, this is an interesting series called Everything is a Remix. I think it’s really good. However, I think that it is more directed towards adults. I’ve shown examples in class that I think connects more closely to media and culture of your generation, but this video is really interested and I think can introduce you to some great music and artists from the past fifty years and will deepen your understanding of copyright, fair use as it pertains to a remixer.
I am very proud of what you created for this unit. I hope you all learned a lot both from the process of creating a small business and also from the skills you acquired from creating a high quality chocolate product. AND…
We raised 101,053 ¥ for the Thai Kids Scholarship Fund!
The Hour of Code at Canadian Academy was a huge success. We had over 350 Secondary students and teachers participating between 2:25-3:25 last Friday and Ms. Shigeta did coding with all elementary students from KB through Grade 5 in their classes.
Through this whole school initiative, we hope that we peaked students’ interests with programming and Computer Science. Regardless of a person’s passion, understanding programming will allow them to create products and solutions in any field.
If students are interested in programming, we encourage them to sign-up for after school clubs, participate in Life is Tech camps around Japan and internally they can sign up for Design: Programming in Grade 9 and code in Grade 10 Design.
Here are the pictures from all of the Hour of Code events last week: