Jim Cash is a Resource teacher in the Peel District School Board. He is a maker, learner, coder, blogger, podcaster and is driven to share ideas and innovations to help young people develop as creative thinkers, doers and makers.
Jim’s blog, Making Things … Learning Things … shares his learning about coding to learn, constructionism, creative learning, education reform, and empowering modern learners.
Jim also hosts a weekly podcast entitled Empowering Modern Learners. Jim is on Twitter at @cashjim.
As our Featured Blogger during the 2017 Hour of Code, Jim writes, “I am very much hoping that the “hour of code” activities in schools are only the beginning of a much bigger thing… and I am trying to encourage teachers to take the next step with students, and then another….”
We thank Jim for allowing us to share five of his favourite posts here for you.