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Students Learning to Code: Scope & Sequencing Tensions?

  This is week 4 of the Learning Creative Learning MOOC delivered by MIT’s Medialab and developers of Scratch computer programming language for children. We’re covering the 4 Ps of Creative Learning:  Projects, Passion, Peers, and Play.  We are covering “Peers” … Continue reading

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Code.org Stage 12: Song Writing–Function Defined, Function Called

cc licensed ( BY ) flickr photo shared by Wesley Fryer   In Stage 12, we’re learning about the programming concepts of Functions, Function Calls, Function Definitions, Parameters, and Recursive. Function—A piece of code that can be called over and over Function … Continue reading

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Code.org Stage 6: Efficiency & Clarity in Algorithms

cc licensed ( BY SA ) flickr photo shared by Lucélia Ribeiro   Stage 7 is a lesson on making our Algorithms clear (not Ambiguous) and also Efficient.  I confess that I did not do the two unplugged exercises with my … Continue reading

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