What are some unplugged activities?

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What are some unplugged activities?

Unplugged activities can include a range of sensory approaches, from physical movement to music, and from manipulating objects to drawing pictures. Learners can make a tangible connection with an abstract concept, such as count-controlled loops or the internet, helping them to create a mental model.

What is an unplugged lesson?

We refer to lessons in which students are not working on a computer as “unplugged.” Students will often work with pencil and paper or physical manipulatives. These are intentionally placed kinesthetic opportunities that help students digest complicated concepts in ways that relate to their own lives.

Is it possible to teach coding without a computer?

As a matter of fact, they can. Going offline and teaching coding through hands-on activities makes the subject less intimidating and more interactive for students. Similar to online activities, students will learn the basics of coding that foster sequential thinking, logical reasoning and problem solving.

What can you do with computing without computers?

Learn about programming, data structures and algorithms. Suitable for students and to give ideas to teachers. Download the booklet: Computing without computers (Feb 2014 version). More of our resources, including linked classroom activities can be found in our resources section. Loading…

What can I teach my kids without a computer?

Kids will quickly realize it is not that easy to teach machines or someone who doesn’t have any background knowledge doing a job that is so easy for us humans or someone with prior knowledge. After making hot dogs, you can try instructions of making a peanut butter sandwich.

Who is the author of computing without computers?

Computing without computers is a gentle introduction to programming, data structures and algorithms for complete novices written by Paul Curzon of QueenMary University of London. It avoids programming notation, instead focussing on helping you understand the concepts.

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