Outcome Based Math

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Glitch

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Glitch is the friendly community where everyone can discover and create the best stuff on the web. From useful tools that solve problems at work, to cutting-edge VR experiences, smart bots, and apps that help advance important causes, Glitch is a unique community where people have built over a million projects for you to discover, with new ones are popping up every day. If you’re new to Glitch, just explore some of the featured projects or categories to check out fun games to play or try out handy little apps. It’s like a familiar App Store, but almost everything is free and created by regular people like you. But if you don’t find exactly what you want, that’s where the magic happens. Every app on Glitch can be remixed. With just a click, you get your own copy of the app that you can customize, personalize, extend and build on to your heart’s content. If you’re not a developer, don’t sweat it — you can make simple changes as easily as you edit a spreadsheet. Apps update live as you type. You can even share the project with a friend or colleague and they can work on the same code at the same time as you. It makes collaborating on code as easy as sharing in Google Docs. And if you get stuck, you can just raise your hand for help! From students who are just seeing their first line of code, to some of the best programmers at the biggest tech companies, everybody is on Glitch and ready to help each other out. Check back on Glitch each day, and we’ll show you cool, inspiring, useful apps and sites that you won’t see anywhere else, made by some of the most creative people on the internet.

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Author: Glitch

Terry Fox Canada Learning Code

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Terry Fox is a Canadian hero. One of Terry’s main goals was to create awareness around how cancer affects everyone, so that they become inspired to help find a cure for cancer. He gathered support around this cause by applying his strong spirit of determination and his story has inspired so many people around the world. In this lesson, students will have the opportunity to share their personal stories through the medium of art. Computer art is amazing because anyone can create something cool regardless of ability.

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Authors: Caitlin Davey, Canada Learning Code

Canada Learning Code

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Canada Learning Code believes all teachers can teach coding. Teachers Learning Code is designed to help K-12 teachers with little-to-no coding experience teach coding fundamentals with confidence! A quick start guide is available for download, as well as a variety of lesson plans!

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Author: Canada Learning Code

MediaSmarts Canada's Centre for Digital & Media Literacy

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MediaSmarts has been developing digital and media literacy programs and resources for Canadian homes, schools and communities since 1996. Through our work we support adults with information and tools so they can help children and teens develop the critical thinking skills they need for interacting with the media they love. Resources are available for the following areas: Crime Portrayal Sexting Blogging Media Literacy 101 Internet & Mobile Alcohol Marketing Environment Visible Minorities Cyberbullying Aboriginal People Resources Educational Games Lesson Plans Licensed Resources Media Literacy Week Outcome Charts by Province & Territory Tip Sheets Tutorials & Workshops YouTube Videos Recently on MediaSmarts Knowing My Password Doing Good with Social Media Reality Check: The Game

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Author: MediaSmarts

Code can change the world.

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Each month, we’ve selected a different theme encouraging people (like you!) to inspire your projects during our learning experiences. Here are some ideas on how you might combine your super powers and perspectives with technology throughout 2019: A video game inspired by your findings on declining bee population A piece of artwork to illustrate how we might learn in the future A website to share your thoughts on food security in your community A website to share your favourite ways to stay active in the winter season An interactive story on how we might reduce food waste A website to share your fun invention idea!

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Authors: Canada Learning Code, Corrado's Coders, National Girls Learning Code Day, Quebec School

Studio Code : Learn Computer Science & How to Code

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FULL COURSES are available here for students. Learn to make your own game, app, or computer drawing. (K-5) Build real working apps, games and websites using blocks, JavaScript, CSS, HTML and more. (6-9) Go beyond Code.org and take university courses online or learn a new programming language. (10-12) Plus access to all the Hour of Code games/coding activities!

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Author: CODE

Coding with The Hour of Code

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The Hour of Code started as a one-hour introduction to computer science, designed to demystify "code", to show that anybody can learn the basics, and to broaden participation in the field of computer science. It has since become a worldwide effort to celebrate computer science, starting with 1-hour coding activities but expanding to all sorts of community efforts. Check out the tutorials and activities. This grassroots campaign is supported by over 400 partners and 200,000 educators worldwide. Students can code for just an hour, or complete full courses. The courses are in 45 different languages. There are even coding activities that can be down without computers called "unplugged".

Material Type: Activity/Lab, Game, Homework/Assignment, Simulation, Teaching/Learning Strategy

Author: Melissa Lander

Learn to Code at Codeacademy

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Codecademy is an online interactive platform that offers free coding classes in 9 different programming languages including Python, Java, PHP, JavaScript (jQuery, AngularJS), and Ruby, as well as markup languages HTML and CSS. The platform also provides courses for learning command line and Git. Many of the courses are FREE, but there is a pro option available as well for the more advanced courses. Over 45 million learners are using Codecademy! This is a great resource for students to learn independently from. You don't need to know it for them to learn it!

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Author: Melissa Lander

Weekly Coding Project from Tynker

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Tynker is the #1 Kids Coding Platform where millions have learned to code. Tynker offers self-paced online courses for children to learn coding at home, as well as an engaging programming curriculum for schools and camps. Visit this site for a weekly free activity for coding - which also includes a teacher guide! View the info on the right to determine if this applies to your students - the levels change with the activity.

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Author: Tynker

Teaching Coding & Video Game Design with Kodu

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Kodu lets students create games on Windows PCs via a simple visual programming language. Kodu can be used to teach creativity, problem solving, storytelling, as well as programming. Anyone can use Kodu to make a game, young children as well as adults with no design or programming skills. No previous experience is required! You will find videos, lessons, and many other resources to get started. The software is free!

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Author: Melissa Lander

Grade 3-5 Computer Science Curriculum (Green)

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TWENTY amazing lessons to teach computer science to Grades 3 to 5. The curriculum is organized into 5 units: sequence, events, Makey Makey, loops and final project. This fabulous resource has everything you need to get started coding and computer science with your students TODAY! Green is the starting level - you can progress to Blue (Level 2) once you complete this level, and then onto Purple (Level 3). These resources are also in the bank or available using the tabs along the top of the website.

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Author: San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) Computer Science team: CSinSF.org.