Alarmingly, there are less computer science teachers, classes, and students in the US than 10 years ago. Yet the job market for coders and computer scientists is growing rapidly. If your school doesn't require computer science or coding, it would be a worthwhile inclusion. Some other resources aside from code.org are Code Academy and Khan Academy.
Next up, Getting Smart has article on the growing role the city of Baltimore is playing in the Ed Tech field, "Digital Harbor: Baltimore Rising." Turns out Baltimore's Inner Harbor has become quite a hub for educational technology development. The harbor hosts numerous Ed Tech start ups, student-centers, and the Emerging Technology Center which is helping to fund 86 separate ET companies.
And if you're feeling a little lackluster this Teacher's Day, Educational Technology also has an excellent collection of videos to inspire creativity! Hope you enjoy and we'll see you tomorrow. Round Up out!