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Approx. 11 hours to complete
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

26 minutes to complete

Course Orientation

26 minutes to complete
2 videos (Total 8 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
1 hour to complete

Nested If/Else Part 1

1 hour to complete
3 videos (Total 14 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
3 videos
(Optional) Writing Programs: What's Special for Teachers?4m
Debugging: Nested If Else Statements4m
2 readings
Interactive Puzzles Instructions: Nested If/Else20m
Create a Nested If Else Programs40m
1 practice exercise
Puzzle It Out4m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Nested If/Else Part 2

3 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 28 min), 2 readings, 3 quizzes
3 videos
Introducing: pencilcode.net -- a different (free) block based programming language7m
Optimize Your Fortune!3m
2 readings
Non-Interactive Programming Puzzles20m
Improving Pencilcode.net40m
2 practice exercises
Check your knowledge quiz4m
Concept Mastery Quiz: Nested If Else30m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Compound Conditionals Part 1

2 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 12 min), 4 readings, 2 quizzes
2 videos
Debugging: Compound Conditionals5m
4 readings
What is a truth table?10m
Interactive Puzzles Instructions: Compound Conditionals30m
Create a Compound Conditionals Program40m
Non-Interactive Programming Puzzles25m
2 practice exercises
Puzzle It Out5m
Check your knowledge quiz5m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Compound Conditionals Part 2

3 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 26 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
3 videos
Scratch: Programming Because You Want To6m
Introducing: Soccer in Scratch!4m
2 readings
TEDx Talk: Scratch7m
Soccer in Scratch!1h
1 practice exercise
Concept Mastery Quiz: Compound Conditionals30m

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

Computational Thinking & Block Programming in K-12 Education

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