What Happens When A Puppet Tells You A Knock Knock Joke? | By @WokkaPatue

Do you like to laugh and tell jokes? You can learn some great jokes from Wokka and his friends.

Advice to American Teachers Post Election by @SamPatue

A teacher’s job, and we do so imperfectly, is to help students learn how to become productive and engaged members of society. To help them navigate through noise and opinion to truth, to help...

Learning How To Code in EVERY Classroom! By @SamPatue

The hour of code school wide challenge of “can we get every student to code for one hour” is a great starting point. This also gets the administration thinking about computer science because they...

Are you ready to go Beyond the #HourofCode … with @SamPatue

In this episode, we take you Beyond the Hour of Code with author and Coding expert Dr. Sam Patterson. Learn how you can bring programing into your classroom just in time to celebrate the Hour of Code.
Robots in 2nd Grade STEM

Programming Robots in 2nd Grade STEM by @SamPatue

The more I collaborate with great teachers the more I am convinced that teaching is a team sport.  I am lucky this year because I get to work with Megan, the STEM coordinator for...

Puppets Tell Jokes: Make America Laugh Again by @SamPatue

The World Needs Puppets Tells Jokes and Puppets Tell Jokes is here to help!

What can we learn about STEM Education … FROM the Robotics? | by @SamPatue

Hello, I am Sam Patterson and this is Beyond The Hour of Code, a podcast dedicated to helping teachers use programming and creative self-expression in the learning experiences they design for their students. This...

Top 6 Innovation Platforms for Primary and Middle School STEAM by @SamPatue

Looking for great ideas about supporting primary and middle grade innovation? This episode of Beyond the Hour of Code is about innovation. . . Robot as Innovation Engine Most of the robots discussed so far have been...

How can we use Robots to Teach Language Arts in our primary grades? By...

Here is another installment from my programming podcast "Beyond the Hour of Code" This episode is about . . . Chapter seven of my book exploring the instructional models most useful for robot-based ELA...
Open Caption Videos

Top 3 Reasons to Open Caption your School Videos by @SamPatue

Learn how to add essential accessibility features to your screencasts such as Close Captioning using Techsmith Camtasia.

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