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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

25 minutes to complete

Course Orientation

25 minutes to complete
2 videos (Total 7 min), 2 readings
2 videos
Optional: The Computational Thinking & Block Programming in K-12 Education Specialization3m
2 readings
Using Googledocs in this Course3m
Why Snap? Create your account10m
2 hours to complete

Abstractions Part 1

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 34 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
4 videos
Debugging: Methods and Parameters12m
(Optional) Writing Programs: What's Special for Teachers?4m
Debugging: Methods and Parameters12m
4 readings
Functions and Variables in Song (no, you don't have to sing)40m
Interactive Puzzles Instructions10m
Interactive Puzzles Instructions: Abstractions20m
Create a Program using Abstraction40m
1 practice exercise
Puzzle It Out4m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Abstractions Part 2

2 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 50 min), 2 readings, 3 quizzes
9 videos
Classroom Discussion: Abstractions9m
Introducing: Recursion9m
Recursion: Guided Code Modification4m
Recursion: Pencilcode.net11m
Optional: How to Use Stepper to "Follow Along" DrawNestedSquare - Original Code2m
Optional: How to Use Stepper to "Follow Along" DrawNestedSquare - Stop Earlier1m
Optional: How to Use Stepper to "Follow Along" DrawNestedSquare - Decrease Size by 201m
Optional: How to Use Stepper to "Follow Along" DrawNestedSquare - Change Offset52s
2 readings
Non-Interactive Programming Puzzles25m
YouTube programming resources10m
2 practice exercises
Check your knowledge quiz5m
Concept Mastery Quiz: Abstraction15m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Lists Part 1

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 18 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
4 videos
What do you think?3s
Debugging Lists: Concept4m
Debugging Lists: Patterns9m
3 readings
Before you start... we need your opinion6m
Interactive Puzzles Instructions: Lists30m
Create a Lists Program40m
1 practice exercise
Puzzle It Out5m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Lists Part 2

2 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 13 min), 1 reading, 3 quizzes
2 videos
From Searching to Sorting4m
1 reading
Non-Interactive Programming Puzzles30m
2 practice exercises
Check your knowledge quiz6m
Concept Mastery Quiz: Lists20m

About the Computational Thinking & Block Programming in K-12 Education Specialization

Computational Thinking & Block Programming in K-12 Education

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