coding journal

A coding journal is a logbook that documents learning. It is a means to consolidate programming skills as student reflect upon their coding experience. Entries might include a reflection on strengths, weaknesses, growth, or next steps. TechnoKids includes journaling activities in many programming projects as a self-assessment tool.

design a coding unit

Design a Coding Unit for the Classroom

STEM learning objectives are being included in many school, district, and national curriculum standards. As a result, educators are challenged with creating engaging and challenging instructional materials to teach computer science skills. But most teachers don’t have a technology background, much less knowledge of programming. Here’s some help. Whether you’re using ScratchJr, Scratch, HTML and …

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Coding Journals for Computer Science

I’ve been having lots of fun learning to code with Scratch over the past month. It inspired me to write blogs about the benefits of teaching programming skills and computer science standards. But it also prompted me to ponder about teaching practices associated with coding. Many of the resources I researched suggested that students write …

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