Hour of Code

Today we have been learning about Coding.   We thought that a code is like a secret message.  Coding is simply special messages being entered into a computer program to make it perform different actions.       

We learned the meaning of this technical vocabulary:

Code – to write code, or to write instructions for a computer.

Debugging – Finding and fixing problems in your algorithm or program.

Program – An algorithm that has been coded into something that can be run by a machine.

We chose one of these different tasks to show how much we had learned. 

Have a look at the photos and videos of us working.

ARP 1 put their knowledge into action by using the Bee Bot app on the iPads. They coded the bee bot to move to the flower by using left, right, forward, backwards and counted how many spaces the Bee Bot needed to move around the course.

They also used other apps on the computer, using a mouse to navigate mazes and give directions to the characters.