Learn to make your own art with pixels in this
unplugged tutorial. This tutorial teaches students
about coordinates, what pixels are, and how to
create drawings by setting pixels to be different
colors. A great offline, visual activity.
Unplugged: Coding with Karel the Dog
Karel is a dog that only knows how to move, turn
left, and place tennis balls in his world. You
can give Karel these commands to instruct him
to do certain things.
This tutorial is a great activity for classrooms
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The students say the class is "fun, fun, fun" and that the class period is too short.
Teacher, Sea Crest School, Half Moon Bay, CA
This is an awesome curriculum to inspire students in programming. All my students are engaged all the time. I've been teaching computer science for 9 years now and I've never seen this much engagement before.
Teacher, Magnolia Science Academy, Reseda, CA
WOW!!! The students LOVED Karel the Dog!
Teacher, Desert Hills High School
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