K-3 Coding Resources
compiled by Karen Lirenman
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Unplugged - an activity that can be done without technology
Algorithm - a list of steps to finish a task (eg recipe in a cookbook, directions to a location)
Program - an algorithm that has been coded for a “computer” to follow
Bug - an error in the program that it is preventing it to do what you want it to do
DeBugging - identifying and fixing the error
Loop - a set of instructions that are repeated over and over again until a specific condition is reached (eg 3 times, or …)
Binary - an object that has only two opposite options - eg on or off, or 0 or 1 , or up or down etc...
Robot Turtle (game)
Code.org unplugged activities (website resources)
Code.org unplugged activities (support videos)
CSN Unplugged (website with unplugged activities)
Osmo Coding (requires specific tools from Osmo)
There are others by Sololearn so be sure to check them out too if this is something of interest to you.
bitsbox.com - learn to write simple codes and create games that can be played
code.org - great for tutorials, courses, and lesson plans.
codeacedemy.com - learn the basics of coding
scratch - creating with block coding
There are many others.
There are many, many more.
Wonder Workshop (for Dash and Dot)
Integrating Coding into the Curriculum by Leka DeGroot
Many Curriculum and Coding Ideas by Jake Lee