Social Studies

Social Studies

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/

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L’Unicef Coding Challenge

Pour la première fois, l’UNICEF France lance aux enfants de 8 à 12 ans un défi solidaire qui met le coding au cœur de la sensibilisation et de l’action.
Les enfants sont amenés à regarder les témoignages de trois enfants Syriens, Ivine, Malak et Mustapha…

Resource Link: https://my.unicef.fr/contenu/participe-lunicef-coding-challenge-0

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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

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Introduction to Computational Thinking: Teacher Training Package + Student Learning Modules

The official resource package for the BC Ministry of Education’s Train the Trainer coding & computational thinking support sessions. Developed by Lighthouse Labs, Kids Code Jeunesse, and edited by CUEBC.
Download the whole package above (.zip) or the indiv…

Resource Link: http://codebc.ca/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/CodeBC-TrainTheTrainerFULL.zip

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Hour of Code

An Hour of Code for every student. The Hour of Code is a global movement reaching tens of millions of students in 180+ countries. Anyone, anywhere can organize an Hour of Code event. One-hour tutorials are available in over 45 languages.
Try this year’s new t…

Resource Link: https://hourofcode.com/

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