Task 6: Algorithms & ProgrammingCategory
Option 2: Design an activity that explores sequences of instruction.
Students in small groups follow a sequence to make jelly.
To integrate with the Health and Physical Education and English curriculums students could create a short picture book of their morning ro..
Slide about decomposition taken from staff PD on computational thinking.
During my last practicum placement, I had students explore sequences of instructions by having small groups work with dash and dot robots ..
This is an easily relatable activity for the early years to teach them about ordering instructions.
Hook – Greet the students at the do..
Option 2: Design an activity that explores sequences of instructions. In the early years, this could be an activity that encourages childr..
Task 6: Algorithms and Programming
Option 2: Design an activity that explores sequences of instructions. In the early years, this could ..
An effective game/activity that can be implemented to teach the importance of sequencing is a barrier game with lego. Students can either ..
During one of my practicums, one of the lessons that my mentor teacher had me help with was cooking.
It was a whole class activity wher..
Creating a herb garden – students are allocated into small groups and each given a different herb to plant. They are to follow the instruc..
This is my flowchart for a PD
Planning a Solo Dance Performance (Poster)
The poster designed could function as a modelled exercise in breaking down (decomposing) the..
Performance task – To design an app to assist people to plan for and manage cyclones to minimise their effects.
Integrated Science unit t..
The activity I would design would be a primary school task aligned with t..
Students create a simple flow chart with yes of no answers about their day. eg Is it a weekday? yes or no
If yes – get ready for school. ..
In an early years setting, a simple activity such as asking children to arrange pictures of a certain activity can be an easy way to explo..
This activity would best be suited to students in upper-primary. The class would be required to get into pairs. Each pair would put togeth..
Students create a flowchart of their morning /afternoon outside of school . For example :They can begin with waking up and what then happe..
The following is a lesson idea concerning algorithms/coding. The students will be presented with a scenario. There is a basketball sitting..
This picture book explains patterns and loops and relates them to real world examples. As a class you could read this book together. A..