This sounds simple but it's critically important to supporting our classroom volunteers, who have demanding full time jobs on top of their classroom work; it's also better for our students, who currently have no central way to find, finish and submit homeworks.
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Mathew is an infrastructure developer working in python and java who specializes in enabling advanced services on top of very large database deployments.
Abe focuses on high-speed parsing pipelines and smarter caching layers that can get the best performance out of heavily loaded hardware.
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NYC BigApps 2014 is an initiative of NYCEDC to promote government transparency and the creation of innovative new technologies. Following NYC BigApps 2013, this year’s event is the fifth annual run of the competition and is being managed by HR&A Advisors in collaboration with Super Vision and Splash.
We consume the rubric & curriculum data produced by ScriptEd's classroom work.
We aim to produce a more rigorous version of that dataset, using our grading infrastructure to identify which lessons work for which students.
Ultimately, integrating this tool into our 2014-15 academic year will help us identify the best parts of our curriculum so we can share them with other programs that are bringing CS & coding into high schools.