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Mr. Wagner Guy Pierre

What is Coding?

Grades: 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 6th Grade
Subjects: Computer Science, STEAM

Student Instructions

Answer the following questions: What does 'Coding' mean to you? What are the benefits of coding (or computer programming)? Why should you learn how to code? Based on the song below, what do you think is the most important reason to learn how to code? Do you think our school should offer coding (or computer programming) classes? Explain why or why not. Song = https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=78-RllzwDHo Brainpop = https://drive.google.com/file/d/1wBqyiD-wquClYEmSMANj6AWYJtsDttRq/view You can EITHER type up NOTES or verbally explain in a VIDEO - at least 4 sentences or a 2-minute video Additional resources: 1. https://www.idtech.com/blog/5-reasons-your-child-should-learn-to-code 2. https://hourofcode.com/us/promote/resources#brochure 3. https://www.tynker.com/content/why-coding 4. https://www.ted.com/topics/programming