Hour of Code
AgentSheets, Inc. is proud to announce our participation in the Hour of Code! Sponsored by code.org, the Hour of Code is an activity during Computer Science Education Week December 9 – 15, 2013.
Teachers, classes and students can participate! Learn more at csedweek.org and help introduce 10 million students to the joy of Computer Science. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter or Edmodo to get the latest news on this exciting event.
Dare to Create!
AgentCubes-in-a-Box: Introduce Computing Through Game Design
The wait is over...
Our mission was to build the world’s easiest-to-use 3D game design and programming tool. Are existing 3D tools too daunting? No programming background? No problem! Create amazing 3D shapes, build sophisticated 3D worlds and behavior through conversational programming and share them instantly as HTML5 apps.
Article in CSTA Voice
A great article on Scalable Game Design's success in Broadening Participation in the CSTA Voice Newsletter, Research Review "From Games to STEM - A Sustainable Path to Broaden Participation" on page 6
Scalable Game Design Summer Institute 2013
The Scalable Game Design Summer Institute 2013 was a full success. 49 teachers attended. Watch a project teacher talk about his experience with AgentSheets and Art in the classroom.
Programming is hard and boring...
Dr. Alex Repenning delivered the Keynote Speech, entitled "Programming is Hard and Boring: addressing cognitive and affective challenges in Computer Science education" at the Rocky Mtn. Conference of the Consortium for Computing on Fri. Oct. 12th. For more information, go to page 2 : http://www.ccsc.org/rockymt/
Channel 5 News Video from the wildly successful Cool Science Festival 10/13/12
Innovative after-school program wins Boulder Prep an NSF Grant
Raising the ceiling on Computational thinking tools: this Boulder Camera article is about using AgentCubes to teach programming in Boulder Prep High School.
Nostalgia Gaming: Frogger Helps Teach Kids Computer Science
Lowering the Bar to Computer Science: a great report from KUNC showing students in Fourth grade learning computational thinking with AgentSheets!
Gaming Tools Kids Want to Use - Talk/Panel
Dr. Alex Repenning, Computer Science Professor and CTO at AgentSheets, joined Tamara Hudgins (Girlstart), Virginia Mcarthur (Zynga), Ward Tisdale (AMD) and David Gerding (Columbia College) at the talk/panel of the "Gaming Tools Kids Want to Use" at the SXSW in Austin, March 13. Join the conversation about authorship, identity, creativity, and the tools kids use for developing serious and social games.
Google's National CS4HS Program returns to Boulder
2012 CS4HS participants at the Google offices in Boulder, CO
Scalable Game Design Summer Institute Promotes STEM Education!
Our 2012 Summer Institute for Teachers in June was a roaring success for the iDreams Project and kickoff for CE21! Check out our facebook photo album here.