Lesson Plan

Critical Thinking, Collaboration and Coding

Coding in the Classroom
Heather C.
Technology coordinator
Northwest High School
Indianapolis, IN
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My Grades K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
My Subjects English Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, Arts, World Languages, English Language Learning, Health & Wellness
Objectives

Students will be able to... collaboratively work through various coding activities.  Students will create and collaborate while using critical thinking skills as they code to learn using the Kodable app.

Subjects
English Language Arts
Math
Science
Social Studies
Arts
English Language Learning
Health & Wellness
Grades K - 3
All Notes
Teacher Notes
Student Notes

1 Hook

Students will watch this video that introduces the sequence when coding.

Student Instructions

Students will watch this video that introduces the sequence when coding.

2 Direct Instruction

Teacher will demonstrate the process to begin coding with Kodable. Teacher will verbalize the process involved to "code" Fuzzy though the first couple of levels.

Keywords:

Sequence

Conditions

Loops

Student Instructions

Students will watch as teacher demonstrates the process to "code" Fuzzy through the first couple of levels.  

Student Vocabulary:

Sequence

Conditions

Loops

3 Indepemdet/Guided Practice

Teacher will rotate and facilitate discussions as students work through the various activities in Kodable. Students are encouraged to work together ad assist each other in the learning process as the work through the various conditionals and variables of the activities.

Student Instructions

Students will collaboratively work through the various activities in Kodable. Students are encouraged to work together and assist each other in the learning process as the work through the various conditionals and variables of the activities.

4 Wrap up

Students will utilize the note feature in Seesaw to create a journal entry reflecting on their coding experience.

Student Instructions

Students will utilize the note feature in Seesaw to create a journal entry reflecting on their coding experience.