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  • Pīkau 5: CTDT PO1: First steps in programming

    The discussions in this English Medium group relate directly to the Pīkau/toolkit on, First steps...

    • Ngā Kiriahi

      Two new EM Pīkau now available, Pouahi Sneak Preview 1 and Pīkau 5: - check them out !!

      Pīkau 5: First Steps in Programming: Computational Thinking Progress Outcome 1   This pīkau will explain what sequence, decomposition, algorithmic thinking, and debugging look like in the context of computer programming. It will also demonstrate a simple way to introduce these con...

      Tags: pikau, pouahi, digital leader, computational thinking, programming, sequence, algorithmic thinking, debugging, facilitated course, sneak peak

    • Pīkau 07: CTDT: What is programming?

      The discussions in this English Medium group relate directly to the Pīkau/toolkit on, What is...

      • Tessa Gray

        The Beebot Junior adventure

        What does, In authentic contexts... with end users in mind look like for juniors and computational thinking? Here's the recipe... Take some juniors >>> Mix them up in a group >>> Create and decorate an adventure play board >>> Introduce some Beebots...

        Tags: junior, school, primary, beebot coding, programming, authentic, contexts, problem, solving, creativity, design, thinking

      • Making the computer do the work: programming with loops (CT PO3)

        The discussions in this English Medium group relate directly to the Pīkau/toolkit on, Making the...

        • Tessa Gray

          Introducing coding to junior students

          Kathe Tawhiwhirangi has shared a cool story with me today, How to code a sandcastle. Cool little way to teach different programming concepts. Has anyone else found any cool readers, books or videos that do the same?

          Tags: coding, book, juniors, language, introduction, programming

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