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Coding for Beginners – primary – lunchtime library activity

15 Oct

Overview videos http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JJzFD4EdeuY 3 mins

Getting started video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=edN07wcbj2w 4 mins 26 secs

Go to http://pencilcode.net/

Click Let’s play

Click the blue play button – see what happens. Look at the code.

Click top left – blocks – on the blue bar. Highlight the code and delete.

Go to pencil code lesson 1 and do Beginner Activities http://activity.pencilcode.net/ Good place to start.

There are 100 more activities at  http://bit.ly/1vwwd3z which can be printed out. These are good for student choice e.g. smiley face.

The gym is a fun way to learn pencil code http://gym.pencilcode.net     If they want to do more, students to sign up for an account http://activity.pencilcode.net/home/worksheet/signup.html

Other resources: http://guide.pencilcode.net/

Why women should be coding: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6sp5miJi4A8

 
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Posted by on October 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

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