Learning the basics of coding


Title

Learning basic coding

Author

Tapani Laurila

Name of school

Haukiputaan koulu

Description

About 1000 students, ages between 7-15, many special learning classes

Goals

To improve pupils ICT skills.

Get pupils take part to their own studies, goals and methods. Pupils learn to take response their own studies. They can also research their own interests.

Methods

At the beginning is good discuss what is coding? It is groups of statements. There is also some principles how we use those statements.

We used online service studio.code.org website. There is possible to practice coding age 4+

Materials

  • computer
  • data projector
  • browser(chrome, firefox..)

Assessment

Teacher can follow students working and  development by his own contolview. Students can also see how many task they have done. There is many skill levels for students.

Practically how many task they have done correctly shows how good they are in coding.

ICT

eTwinning

Mobility

Students tryed to help each other. Students solved problems in small groups.

Stakeholders

Success

Interesting enviroment. Good feedback. Challenging tasks.

Head-teacher

Teachers

Pupils

Multimedia

Country

Finland

Subject

STEM

Age

7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15