This session is on how the K-8 technology classes I worked with evolved beyond linear coding, to arts-based programming projects. The session discusses the rationale behind moving away from puzzle programming into project-based programming, as well as how the arts fostered creativity and innovation in learning how to code. Video footage from actual classes will be used to demonstrate some of the affordances and constraints of this approach.
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The following links provide videos related to various topics that pertain to this presentation:
- K-8 Coding Class
- Media Arts and Technology Makerspace - Class Creations
- Media Arts and Technology Makerspace - Process Videos
- For project inspiration, check out the Media Arts and Technology Examples playlist
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