Task 7: Visual ProgrammingCategory
The activity I am thinking of running is called “Future Person”. Get the students in pairs to draw the outline of a person on a sheet of p..
Pre-learning required. Age 9+.
Students are asked to use ‘TurtleArt: Make Art with Code’ TurtleArt to create an illustrat..
I would use the Blockly Mazes as the basis of my lesson but recreate each maze in 3 ways:
- Plot the maze on the floor and the students..
Students will use Osmo coding to navigate their hero through a maze.
OSMO would s..
Students can use blockly to program a Lego WeDo robot, such as to navigate a maze or measure length. Students combine computational thinki..
This activity involves children counting, repeating rhymes, responding to rhymes and programming the Bee-Bot. Children will have the oppor..
Bee-Bots can be used to teach simple programming concepts, directional language, sequencing, estimation and problem ..
Option 2: Describe a classroom activity that incorporates a visual programming environment (it can be any included in this module or anoth..
Describe a classroom activity that incorporates a visual programming environment.
The class will be looking at narratives and making th..
I would direct students to this game
I would allow them to play around with it to see what ha..
Go through an average worksheet/activity with the class.
Discuss and record the processes needed in order to complete the activity and ..
Option two: Beebot activity
As part of a Mathematics lesson on sequencing BeeBots are could be used. One activity the children could do..
Currently for Mathematics we are doing sequencing. We are using the BeeBots to order the sequence of what they do to get ready for school ..
For this task I found an activity that helps kids learn visual coding with the game Mine Craft. Code.org has three different activities “M..
This Blockly game would be great to use with young children when learning about animals (features of the animal/number of legs etc).
Micro:bits are a tool which is another way to write blocks of sound to enable a visual representation of things.
I used them in my Scie..
For this task, I found code.org, an educational website that offers a wide range of coding activities for all ages, a great resource. This..
Please find enclosed website link to visual literacy environments provided by the Australian Computing Ac..
To teach visual programming remotely in a situation like COVID-19, I would register my students in the Grok Learning program where student..
Task 7: Option 2
As I’m sure many teachers are familiar with, Ozobots are a great tool to help support lessons and can be used at any y..