Nov 17

Hour of Code

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I recommend you check out this tutorial and activity with your students in preparation for participation in the Hour of Code in December.  This is my second year participating in the Hour of Code and I’m getting a little braver now that we have had our technology refreshed.  Today I introduced the concept of computer programming with these videos:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cKhVupvyhKk

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sBARzKRGLoM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nKIu9yen5nc

We also had our first coding tutorial in Minecraft.  My students loved this Minecraft Coding activity and were advancing quickly through the levels! I have only tried this on computers; still need to investigate the functionality of it on an iPad but I’m thinking perhaps it would work if we accessed it through Puffin…