Thursday, September 23, 2010

CS Methods Sept 23, 2010

 Video from TVO - The Agenda on Robotics and Society

CS curriculum - from Man Ed
Take one of the books and work out how much of it you would use and what order you would do it in. Imagine that you have a class of complete novices.

So - how should we get them started with CS?
What are different ways of getting them used to code?
  • Give code with blanks to fill in
  • Give code with simple errors
  • Use templates that they can adapt - see below
This is not just another math course!
x we need other examples and graphics and movement and ..........
x CS language skills / social skills / problem solving skills
x different aspects of CS - what should they know?

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