Code Creators

The lesson is real—even if the computer code isn't. Scholars learn about pseudocode, which simulates computer code using everyday language. They write pseudocode for simple actions, then have classmates guess the action from the written code.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Use the activity with a computer club
Classroom Considerations
  • No prior knowledge of computer code is necessary
  • The resource is intended for girls and young women, but it works for any group of learners
Pros
  • Provides a teacher reference sheet for STEM practices and effective groupwork methods
  • Includes a video showing how computer code is useful in real life
Cons
  • None