Program for Snap!shot 2020

Lauren Brian Harvey Dan Garcia Michael Ball

Welcome

presented by Brian Harvey, Lauren, Dan Garcia, Michael Ball

Welcome to Snap!shot 2020! đź‘‹

Join us in Zoom for the main sessions. When you're logged into snapcon.org there will be a link at the top of the page that says "Join Live Event". Click on that to join us. You may join anonymously or via the browser if you'd like. However, for the best experience we recommend you download the Zoom app from [zoom.us](https://zoom.us/download#client_4meetin...

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9:00 am - 9:10 am Snap!Shot Zoom Room

Social Hall

Use this room to socialize with others during the conference!

The social hall uses a new tool called Ohyay. They recommend the Chrome browser, but any should work. Click the link above to join a room. (You do not need an account.)

9:00 am - 12:00 pm Social Room
Jadga Hügle Jens Mönig Bernat Romagosa

Inventing Together
with members of the Snap! Team

presented by Jadga Hügle, Jens Mönig, Bernat Romagosa

Join the conversation for this session on the Snap! Forum - https://forum.snap.berkeley.edu/t/keynote-keynote/4820

Presented by Jadga Huegle, Jens Mönig, and Bernat Romagosa.

9:10 am - 9:40 am Snap!Shot Zoom Room

Inter-Rest Break

Break time! Get up and stretch or grab some food.

We encourage everyone to join us in the Social Room if they'd like!

9:40 am - 9:50 am Snap!Shot Zoom Room

Round 1 Lightning Talks

Lightning talks from our first round of 6 speakers!

Round 1 Sessions:

  • Math with Snap!: Some Examples from a Related Math Library - Eckart Modrow
  • Create An(y) Embroidery Design in 5 Minutes - Jadga Huegle
  • Differentiable Snap! - Kartik Chandra
  • Translating BJC into Dutch - Ramon Moorlag
  • A Pie Chart Generator - Peter Franko
  • How to Make An Eightball (Fortuneteller) With Wri...
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9:50 am - 9:55 am Snap!Shot Zoom Room
Eckart Modrow

Math with Snap!: Some Examples from a Related Math Library

presented by Eckart Modrow

Join the conversation for this session on the Snap! Forum - https://forum.snap.berkeley.edu/t/lightning-talks-math-with-snap-some-examples-from-a-related-math-library/4826

Many students, especially when they study subjects that are not related to mathematics, have problems understanding how mathematics works. Therefore, I am planning a mathematics lecture especially for teacher students of...

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9:55 am - 10:00 am Snap!Shot Zoom Room
Jadga HĂĽgle

Create An(y) Embroidery Design in 5 Minutes
Combining Snap! and Turtlestitch

presented by Jadga HĂĽgle

Join the conversation for this session on the Snap! Forum - https://forum.snap.berkeley.edu/t/lightning-talks-create-an-y-embroidery-design-in-5-minutes/4821

This talk is about creating embroidery designs by combining Snap!'s list feature with the embroidering capabilities of Turtlestitch.

An image can be imported into Snap! and its contours can be redrawn with another sprite. The coord...

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10:00 am - 10:05 am Snap!Shot Zoom Room
Kartik Chandra

Differentiable Snap!

presented by Kartik Chandra

Join the conversation for this session on the Snap! Forum - https://forum.snap.berkeley.edu/t/lightning-talks-differentiable-snap/4823

What happens if we combine the lambda calculus with… regular calculus? We get a new superpower: the ability to take derivatives of Snap! programs. And what could we do with that? The possibilities are endless: automatic differentiation enables project that ...

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10:05 am - 10:10 am Snap!Shot Zoom Room
Ramon Moorlag

Translating BJC into Dutch

presented by Ramon Moorlag

Join the conversation for this session on the Snap! Forum - https://forum.snap.berkeley.edu/t/lightning-talks-translating-bjc-into-dutch/4822

With the translation of BJC in the Dutch language and context, we learned a lot.

I think this story can add value to the Snap! Shot on 12-12. I can share the story and help others with their translation efforts. And having a lot of fun in the pro...

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10:10 am - 10:15 am Snap!Shot Zoom Room
Adam Franko

A Pie Chart Generator

presented by Adam Franko

Join the conversation for this session on the Snap! Forum - https://forum.snap.berkeley.edu/t/lightning-talks-a-pie-chart-generator/4819

This is a generator made in Snap! that allows you to create a pie chart using the pen.. It is used by first creating a circle for the outline, and then a sprite talks you through the steps of what you need to do in order for you to generate your pie c...

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10:15 am - 10:20 am Snap!Shot Zoom Room
David Muehlbacher

How to Make an Eightball (Fortuneteller) with Written Extra Answers

presented by David Muehlbacher

Join the conversation for this session on the Snap! Forum - https://forum.snap.berkeley.edu/t/lightning-talks-how-to-make-a-eightball-fortuneteller-with-written-extra-answers/4824

EIGHTBALL FORTUNE TELLER Subject in questions! How is a eightball designed? How are extraanswers designed(as list)? How are they written (with pen)? Is it funny for students? (SPOILERALERT!!: Yes it is!!!°) F...

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10:20 am - 10:25 am Snap!Shot Zoom Room

Q&A Session 1

Q&A for round 1 talks

10:25 am - 10:40 am Snap!Shot Zoom Room

Break

Breaktime

10:40 am - 10:55 am Snap!Shot Zoom Room

Round 2 Lightning Talks

Lightning talks from our second round of 6 speakers!

Round 2 Sessions:

  • Towards Building Your Own Autograder in NetsBlox - Brian Broll
  • Using Hyperblocks to Solve Word Analogy Problems - Ken Kahn
  • How Much CS Does an Artist Need? - Joachim Wedekind
  • Snap! in Moodle - Joan GuillĂ©n i Pelegay
  • Balancing Project Based Learning with Building Competencies - Tyler Beatty
  • Geospati...
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10:55 am - 11:00 am Snap!Shot Zoom Room
Brian Broll

Towards Building Your Own Autograder in NetsBlox

presented by Brian Broll

Join the conversation for this session on the Snap! Forum - https://forum.snap.berkeley.edu/t/lightning-talks-towards-building-your-own-autograder-in-netsblox/4828

Autograding is a valuable mechanism for assessment which facilitates scaling a curriculum to a much broader audience. Perhaps the best example can be found in the case of massive open online courses through platforms like Course...

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11:00 am - 11:05 am Snap!Shot Zoom Room
Ken Kahn

Using Hyperblocks to Solve Word Analogy Problems
Using Arithmetic to Solve for X in "Man is to woman as king is to X"

presented by Ken Kahn

Join the conversation for this session on the Snap! Forum - https://forum.snap.berkeley.edu/t/lightning-talks-using-hyperblocks-to-solve-word-analogy-problems/4818

Word embeddings use machine learning to turn words into lists of 300 numbers. By doing some addition and subtraction on these lists using Snap!'s hyperblocks one can solve word ana...

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11:05 am - 11:10 am Snap!Shot Zoom Room
Joachim Wedekind

How Much CS Does an Artist Need?
Programming Art with Snap!

presented by Joachim Wedekind

Join the conversation for this session on the Snap! Forum - https://forum.snap.berkeley.edu/t/lightning-talks-how-much-cs-does-an-artist-need/4830

If an artist wants to make digital art (pictures, installations ...) of course knowledge of suitable tools is needed. But soon the question arises whether the knowledge of the tools is sufficient or whether real computer science skills are neces...

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11:10 am - 11:15 am Snap!Shot Zoom Room
Joan Guillén i Pelegay

Snap! in Moodle
Snap! Arrives to Your Campus with New Submission Plugins for Your Moodle Assignments

presented by Joan Guillén i Pelegay

Join the conversation for this session on the Snap! Forum - https://forum.snap.berkeley.edu/t/lightning-talks-snap-in-moodle/4829

Presentation (demo) of the new Moodle plugins for the Snap! family. We have now Snap!, Snap4Arduino, BeetleBlocks and TurtleStitch submission plugins in Moodle and also the possibility to build your own Snap! distro plugin.

You can *add Snap...

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11:15 am - 11:20 am Snap!Shot Zoom Room
Tyler Beatty

Balancing Project Based Learning with Building Competencies
The Design of a Project Based Programming Course for Beginners and Novice Programmers

presented by Tyler Beatty

Join the conversation for this session on the Snap! Forum - https://forum.snap.berkeley.edu/t/lightning-talks-balancing-project-based-learning-with-building-competencies/4827

Can Backwards Design or Understanding by Design adequately equip teachers to design meaningful learning experiences? ... I argue they don't when teaching programming skills.

In an ideal world, the time spent in any...

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11:20 am - 11:25 am Snap!Shot Zoom Room
Matthias Giger

Geospatial Visualization of COVID Cases in 2020
Using Map, Group, and Sort

presented by Matthias Giger

Join the conversation for this session on the Snap! Forum - https://forum.snap.berkeley.edu/t/lightning-talks-geospatial-visualization-of-covid-cases-in-2020/4825

This project shows how you can visualize larger datasets in Snap! and even animate them over time by using the "Frequency Distribution Analysis" and the "World Map" libraries.

It allows students to have insight in data from th...

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11:25 am - 11:30 am Snap!Shot Zoom Room

Q&A Session 2

Q&A for Round 2 talks

11:30 am - 11:45 am Snap!Shot Zoom Room

Break

Breaktime

11:45 am - 12:00 pm Snap!Shot Zoom Room

Post Conference Social

Social time!

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Social Room