University of California San Diego
Computational Thinking for K-12 Educators: Nested If Statements and Compound Conditionals
University of California San Diego

Computational Thinking for K-12 Educators: Nested If Statements and Compound Conditionals

Beth Simon

Instructor: Beth Simon

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11 hours (approximately)
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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

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Flexible schedule
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There are 6 modules in this course

What's included

2 videos2 readings1 discussion prompt

Explore conditional executing by learning about nested if-else statements. Use nested if-elses in examples where there are three or more options. Design your own conditional system, re-create Snap programs based on video solutions, and review some common debugging tips.

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3 videos2 readings1 quiz1 discussion prompt

Continue with nested if-else statements with our non-interactive programming puzzles to check your knowledge. Get prepared to run classroom discussions on some challenging if-else statements and explore a different, free, online programming system -- pencilcode.net

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3 videos2 readings2 quizzes1 app item1 discussion prompt

Learn how to create compound conditionals with and and or. Do an unplugged activity to see compound conditional apply in a soccer game. See how truth tables define the behavior of Boolean operators and and or and get the chance to fill one in. Create your own compound conditional programs using Snap, review others' work, and learn debugging tips.

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2 videos4 readings2 quizzes

Deepen your understanding of compound conditionals with some pretty challenging classroom discussion questions. Learn about the design behind the Scratch programming language and read and use starter code in Scratch to create a soccer game that announces goals and various out of bounds situations.

What's included

3 videos2 readings1 quiz1 app item1 discussion prompt

Explore the equity and pedagogical aspects of computer science. Learn about Grace Hopper, an iconic woman and pioneer of computing and learn about debugging tips. After practicing your debugging skills, you will learn the benefits and methods to introduce computer science to everyone. Finally, we'll introduce various communities and share advice that will be useful for computing education leaders.

What's included

2 videos3 readings1 quiz1 discussion prompt

Instructor

Beth Simon
University of California San Diego
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