Programming! Learn the Basics of Coding, How to Pick a Language a Project, and More!

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Kick off an introductory computer science course with this exploration of computer programming basics. From variable types and writing statements in JavaScript to finding a web host and deploying a website, this resource provides students with the background knowledge they need to begin programming.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Watch this video on the first day of a computer programming class or as part of a vocational training program
  • Introduce a webpage design project with a viewing of this video
  • Pause the video during the section on JavaScript and have students create their own simple code
  • Suggest this resource to any student expressing an interest in computer programming
Pros

  • Suggestions are provided for online resources that offer support with learning how to code
  • Uses graphics to clearly explain basic programming concepts
  • Includes a lists of web hosts to consider when deploying a website
Cons

  • An ad for Netflix is included part way through the video
  • Video covers a number of topics, but does not explore them in depth