ELA

English Language Arts

CT Illustrated

Computational Thinking Illustrated is a cartoon guide to solving problems, designing systems, and understanding human behaviour!
This is a simple downloadable and printable cartoon series that explains the key aspects of computational thinking.
This is a grea…

Resource Link: http://www.ctillustrated.com/

Read More

Text Adventures

GREAT procedural thinking resource allowing kids to write their own text games. Utilize if or else commands to progress through the story and create a choose your own adventure or interactive-fiction style of game. Able to run scripts, import images and animations.

Resource Link: http://textadventures.co.uk/quest

Read More

Code Pen for Educators

CodePen is an ideal environment for educators to teach front-end design and development. CodePen is a playground for the front end side of the web. It’s all about inspiration, education, and sharing.
Need to build a reduced test case to demonstrate and figure …

Resource Link: http://codepen.io/education/

Read More

BreakoutEdu Digital: Canadian Edition

Note: This is excerpted from a January 31, 2017 blog post by Sylvia Duckworth
 
For those of you who are new to the concept of breakout games, they are essentially games that are devised with a series of problems that need to be solved in order to “brea…

Resource Link: http://www.breakoutedu.com/digital/

Read More

Scratch: Interactive Holiday Card

With Scratch, kids and teens can program their own interactive games, stories, animations, and more. In this activity, your students will create an interactive holiday card that they can share with their friends and family — while exploring the fundamentals of progr…

Resource Link: http://codebc.ca/resource/scratch-interactive-holiday-card

Read More