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In this paper, we present an electronic textiles project called the "bracelet hack" that is intended to facilitate the introduction of making activities into classrooms. The project's design significantly decreases the costs and amount of classroom time that must be spent on the construction aspects of the project while still engaging students in design(More)
In order to affect career decisions, it is important to reach youth at early ages. While some have focused on using mentors in order to successfully teach mentees, few have focused on the benefits to the mentors themselves. To our knowledge, no other research has been conducted on the effect that serving as a near-peer mentor has on increasing the mentors'(More)
Introductory Computer Science students often encounter programming bugs. Our previous work gathers and classifies data for 450 programming bugs brought to our tutor lab over a one year period. We use the data to identify the most common bugs as the basis for activities that improve our curriculum. This paper discusses several activities that rely on this(More)
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