6th Grade Programming

Welcome to Programming Sections 600A, 610B, 620C & 630D!
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Course description (Course Syllabus)
Students will learn programming concepts as they learn how to create animated stories and games using simple programming languages (Hopscotch/Scratch (Pyonkee). No programming experience required!

Course objectives
After completing this course, students will have a basic understanding of:

  • the way information and a program are encoded in binary numbers (bits)
  • decomposing problems into understandable and manageable pieces
  • how to debug a program to verify is correct operation
  • programming concepts such as algorithms, arguments, conditional statements, functions, loops (cycles), procedures, process, values and variables.

As time permits, we will also explore these topics using resources from www.commonsensemedia.org.

  • self-image & identity
  • relationships & communication
  • digital footprint & reputation
  • cyberbullying & digital drama
  • information literacy
  • internet safety
  • privacy and security
  • creative credit & copyright

This video highlight’s what programming is and gives you a glimpse of the extra credit assignment through Khan Academy.

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