Program for Snap!shot 2020
Brian Harvey, Dan Garcia, Lauren, Michael Ball
Welcome to Snap!shot 2020! 👋
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...more 9:00 am - 9:10 am Snap!Shot Zoom Room
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
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Presented by Jadga Huegle, Jens Mönig, and Bernat Romagosa.9:10 am - 9:40 am Snap!Shot Zoom Room
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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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...more 9:55 am - 10:00 am Snap!Shot Zoom Room
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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...more 10:00 am - 10:05 am Snap!Shot Zoom Room
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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 ...more 10:05 am - 10:10 am Snap!Shot Zoom Room
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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...more 10:10 am - 10:15 am Snap!Shot Zoom Room
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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...more 10:15 am - 10:20 am Snap!Shot Zoom Room
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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...more 10:20 am - 10:25 am Snap!Shot Zoom Room
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 Guillén i Pelegay
- Balancing Project Based Learning with Building Competencies - Tyler Beatty
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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...more 11:00 am - 11:05 am Snap!Shot Zoom Room
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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...more 11:05 am - 11:10 am Snap!Shot Zoom Room
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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...more 11:10 am - 11:15 am Snap!Shot Zoom Room
Joan Guillén i Pelegay
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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...more 11:15 am - 11:20 am Snap!Shot Zoom Room
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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...more 11:20 am - 11:25 am Snap!Shot Zoom Room
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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...more 11:25 am - 11:30 am Snap!Shot Zoom Room