Programming People

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Programming people is a variation of the game ‘Simon Says’ to develop and build student’s understanding of sequencing and instructions in programming.

Strands and content descriptors that match this resource.

Digital Technologies Knowledge and Understanding: Follow, describe and represent a sequence of steps and decisions (algorithms) needed to solve simple problems (ACTDIP004)

 

 

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Scratch Junior

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This activity allows students to program their own interactive stories and games. In the process, they learn to solve problems, design projects, and express themselves creatively on the computer.

Strands and content descriptors that match this resource.

Design and Technologies Processes and Production Skills: Follow, describe and represent a sequence of steps and decisions (algorithms) needed to solve simple problems (ACTDIP004)

Position and movement with Bee Bots

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Buzzing with Bee-Bots

Bee-Bots is a useful tool in engaging prep-student in following and describing a series of steps to program a floor robot. This is an interactive way for students to program a robot to follow a path and write a sequence of steps (algorithm)

Strands and content descriptors that match this resource.

Digital Technologies Knowledge and Understanding: Recognise and explore digital systems (hardware and software components) for a purpose (ACTDIK001)

Digital Technologies Process and Production Skills: Follow, describe and represent a sequence of steps and decisions (algorithms) needed to solve simple problems (ACTDIP004)