In part 2 of this series, Matthew Jorgensen presents some of visual programming tools for anyone wondering how to I start teaching coding for beginners. All tools and resources presented below are easy for teachers to master and always engaging for students. The list of resources and tools below are by no means complete but a great place to start for teaching coding for beginners and developing a plan for various resources as students (and teachers) coding skills progress. For part 1 and the introduction, go here.… Visit the author's original post
In this 3 part series, Matthew Jorgensen will present some reasons for everyday teachers to start delivering ‘coding’ in the teaching and learning process. Then, he will demonstrate a number of visual programming tools that are mostly free, easy for teachers to master and always engaging for students. Finally, he will address examples of coding elaborations in the Australian Curriculum, to show practical examples of how classroom teachers can address these elaborations.
Part 1 – The Educational Imperative to Teach Students to ‘Code’
Visual programming, like web 2.0, has enabled consumers to become producers.… Visit the author's original post