Professor Cody Teaches Kids to Code using Scratch 3.0 – Lesson 1 – What is Coding?
This resource has been produced to teach children from 8 – 14 years of age about programming concepts by creating fun activities using the visual programming language Scratch 3.0. The activities and challenges have been designed to provide a stimulating, engaging and effective way of improving students’ knowledge of core programming concepts.
Lesson 1 includes:
- A student worksheet including activities and challenges.
- A teacher PowerPoint for use in class or online.
- A complete video tutorial.
- Scratch Templates to get your students started.
This lesson is about algorithms and how they are used to produce computer programs.
Students will learn about the use of sequences of instructions and why it is important that these instructions are given in the correct order. They will create a dance computer program, add music and watch their very own choreographed dance!