Mark Suter

3 Ways to Teach Computer Science through Game Design

There is more to computer science than programming, I know. So just for fun, let’s see the ways game design meets ALL the CS strands as defined in the Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA) K-12 Computer Science Standards. Each time I see a standard being met, I’ll shout out in parenthesis one of the below strands. I’m […]

Game Design as a High School Course: Gateway to Computer Science?

“I wish they had fun classes like that when I was in school”. – Student Parents   That’s how you know you’re on the right track. Alumni and parents of students tell you they’re jealous. Starting at my new school, Elida High School, I was given a lot of freedom to design new courses that […]