Keep Kids Coding! Alice


This week we are going to look at a much more robust programing environment called Alice. Alice was created at Carnegie Mellon University in the late 90's as a way to inspire a generation of programers. The platform has evolved over time and is currently in its third version to be able to take advantage of the latest 3D object creation. So what is Alice specifically? Alice is an innovative 3D programming environment that makes it easy to create an animation for telling a story, playing an interactive game, or a video to share on the web. Alice is a freely available teaching tool designed to be a student's first exposure to object-oriented programming. It allows students to learn fundamental programming concepts in the context of creating animated movies and simple video games. In Alice,...Read More

10 Days of Giving

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10 Days of Giving is a way for NCCE to give back to our growing membership and show our appreciation to all of the educators that make the Northwest a great place for education technology.

All NCCE members are automatically entered each day to win one of the 10 gifts (more the $4,000 in prizes total) that have been generously donated by Troxell Communications.

We will be giving away on prize every day for 10 days starting Monday, December 8th. Winners will be randomly drawn and announced daily on Twitter, The Tech-Savvy Blog, Facebook and as well as on the website.

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NCCE is a professional learning organization for educators and hosts the largest education conference in the Northwest. Founded in 1971, NCCE has a solid foundation advocating for the effective use of technology in education.  With a focus on 21st Century skills, NCCE works to provide best practices to educators with the goal of enhancing student success. 

NCCE provides resources and innovative professional learning opportunities to educational communities throughout their career. Our professional learning specialists have a broad range of expertise and provide customizable, relevant training on topics important to educators.  NCCE works with K-20 educators and pre-service teachers to personalize learning experiences and strategically align technology initiatives with other state, district and school initiatives.

NCCE partners with educators, educational leaders, affiliates and corporations to enhance teaching and learning through our conference, professional development and resources.  An affiliate organization of the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), NCCE has a membership base from Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington.