offline coding

Offline coding introduces programming concepts without using a device. Computational thinking is taught using simple problem solving challenges. These can include sequencing steps, recognizing patterns, or navigating an obstacle course.

Offline Coding Ideas

Free Offline Coding Activity using Scratch Blocks

TechnoKids provides teachers with resources they can use to teach an offline coding activity. All TechnoKids customers have access to free Scratch coding blocks. These are available from the TechnoHub Resource Center. There are two versions including colored and outline. To learn more about these valuable instructional materials read the blog post, Free Scratch Flashcards …

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Free Scratch Flashcards for Offline Coding Activity

Here’s an offline coding activity that is ideal for kids: build scripts with large paper Scratch blocks that look like the “real thing”. Scratch is an online platform that introduces children to programming. Students can use Scratch to design animations, stories, puzzles, and games. They do this by controlling the actions of characters called sprites. …

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Python Variables and Offline Coding Exercise

Young programmers need to understand the purpose of Python variables. In a program, variables store values that can change. They are very powerful. They can be used to count, create lists, store user input, report information, personalize the user experience, trigger an action, calculate amounts, and more! One of the best ways to learn about …

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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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