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Kids coding! Yes, They Can!

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This presentation was created by Nina Peery for the 2014 TCEA Tots and Technology Conference in Galveson, Texas.

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Kids coding! Yes, They Can!

  1. 1. Kids Coding ? Yes, They Can !
  2. 2. QuickTime™ and a decompressor are needed to see this picture. Presentation by Nina Peery featuring students of White Oak Intermediate School
  3. 3. What is Coding? It is NOT btw, brb, imho, rofl, ttyl. LOL!
  4. 4. C C# C++ Objective C Java Java Script Common Programming Languages
  5. 5. Perl PHP Python Ruby SQL Visual Basic Common Programming Languages
  6. 6. Why Introduce Students to Coding? “I think everybody in this country should learn how to program a computer — because it teaches you how to think.” -Steve Jobs http://www.geekosystem.com/code-dot-org-launch/ “If we don’t learn to program, we risk being programmed ourselves.” -Douglas Rushkoff author of Program or Be Programmed: Ten Commands for a Digital Age
  7. 7. My Story a blog a website &
  8. 8. Hour of Code is Coming QuickTime™ and a decompressor are needed to see this picture. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r990CWYtx_o
  9. 9. You don’t have to know code yourself to introduce your students to it!
  10. 10. Hour of Code Computer Science Education Week December 9-15, 2014 irst 100,000 classrooms to sign up received 10 gigabytes of freespace.
  11. 11. Beyond the Hour of Code First 1,000 classrooms to have 15 students complete the course received a $750 Donors Choose grant. If half of them were female, they received an addition $250!
  12. 12. QuickTime™ and a decompressor are needed to see this picture. Coding Course Conclusion https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rbi7keldjZY
  13. 13. Introducing:
  14. 14. QuickTime™ and a decompressor are needed to see this picture. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VQ4lo6Huylc
  15. 15. My Coding Kids
  16. 16. QuickTime™ and a decompressor are needed to see this picture. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uLDQDaPHy9E
  17. 17. No Computer? No Problem! 12 unplugged activities included in the 20 hour coding course from
  18. 18. QuickTime™ and a decompressor are needed to see this picture. Let’s Try One Now
  19. 19. Unplugged Activity - Conditionals If (card.color==black){ team.points+=1; } else{ team.points-=1; } If card color is black, then team point increased by 1, otherwise team point decreased by 1. JavaScript Pseudocode
  20. 20. Kids Coding? Yes, They Can! Presented by: Nina Peery Technology Teacher White Oak Intermediate School peeryn@woisd.net

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