Our impressions from CSTA 2013 are entirely positive. Teachers were totally amazed by Karel. The best attraction was showing Karel measure the length of an arbitrary wall using a very short, powerful code:
At least 60 new schools in California will start using NCLab to teach computer programming to kids. The 3D prints attracted a great deal of attention as well. Usually people thought that we were offering a commercial 3D printing service, but they understood quickly what we do after we showed PLaSM in action. They could not believe that they can do this at their school too, entirely in the web browser, without installing any software. Wireless hotspot worked like a charm. The photo below shows our K-12 outreach coordinator Ed Keppelmann.