By learning to code you are learning strategies for solving problems, designing projects, and communicating ideas. You will work in the visual programming environment, code.org, to work with block coding.
Learning Intention I am learning to… describe how the features of technologies can be used to produce designed solutions, plan design ideas and communicate these using diagrams and labels.
Learning Intention I am learning to… create designs, developing and expanding my ideas, (3/4) communicate design ideas, using drawings with labels. (3/4) explain how the features of technologies affect my designs (5/6) combine design ideas and show my plans using diagrams (5/6)
Learning Intention I am learning to to… create designs for particular purposes, communicate these to audiences using pictures.
Learning Intention I am learning to… Create short imaginative texts. (English) recognise patterns of ideas (Design and Technologies) explain the basics of digital systems. (Digital Technologies)
WALT – We Are Learning To… understand that programming a computer is like giving directions to a person, except that computers aren’t as smart like people so must be given exact instructions
WALT – We Are Learning To… design structures that will control the effect of gravity on different types of balls
WALT – We Are Learning To… discover how bridges are engineered to hold weight.
WALT – We Are Learning To… find out what different construction materials can do.
WALT – We Are Learning To… tell a computer what to do by using step-by-step instructions and we are learning to break a problem into small parts.