UNIFY: Web Coding Years 5-6 STEM Series: Web Coder
BIG IDEA: Web Coder develops students’ coding skills with a focus on the technology of the internet. The course builds on the Year 5-6 Code Breaker program*. Students are immersed in problem-solving challenges and learn how to code with HTML 5, CSS and electronics kits. Web Coder involves an additional charge of $30 per student for a programmable electronics kit posted to your school. SELECTION CRITERIA:
*It is recommended that Web Coder students have already completed our Code Breaker Year 5-6 course as a prerequisite, however this is not compulsory. Selection criteria are subjective - teacher judgement and student interest in the topic should assist selection. Some schools use this project as an opportunity to extend mid-to- high achieving students and to build staff capability. AUSTRALIAN CURRICULUM:
Web Coder is a new project bring trialled now in Round 3, 2017. 2018 AVAILABILITY Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 x DESIGN PATHWAYS Enrol different cohorts in Rounds 2-3 or design personalised pathways across the year.
Technologies - (ACTDIK014) (ACTDIK015) (ACTDIP016) (ACTDIP017) (ACTDIP018) (ACTDIP019)
ASSESSMENT, REPORTING AND COURSE DETAILS: Assessment consists of a pre-test to provide diagnostic data and identify starting points, a post-test to measure distance travelled, and programming tasks collected in a digital portfolio. Schools are provided with a report containing pre- and post-test
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results, attendance data and survey feedback as well as qualitative report card comments for inclusion as an OLA.
specialisation and programs in your school.
Lesson Content 1
Introduction to Web Coder , design thinking, avatar Pre-test, network systems, differences in code Computer Science Graphing (CS), introduction to HTML code Typoglycemia (The Typo), problem-solving with HTML code
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We highly recommend that a staff member logs in to each lesson to learn more about the teaching of coding, to experience technology- enabled learning, and to support your students.
Programming in HTML, HTML 5 check-in
Human Interface Design (HID), introduction to CSS code Encryption (Cipher), problem-solving with CSS code
Programming in CSS, CSS Code check-in Introduction to electronics and kit
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Programming in electronics, conductivity with electronics Programming your electronics kit, electronics check-in
Futures Thinking, the real world of code
How it works
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