Archives de Tag: programming

Creative programming and making in intergenerational contexts

Last ACT annual meeting in Ottawa has been the opportunity to share the advancements in the creative programming and making in intergeneraional contexts : https://www.slideshare.net/margarida.romero/20171014-actproject-meeting-uottawa https://www.researchgate.net/publication/309382841_Implementing_Maker_Spaces_to_Promote_Cross-Generational_Sharing_and_Learning https://www.researchgate.net/publication/317174393_Intergenerational_Techno-Creative_Activities_in_a_Library_Fablab https://www.researchgate.net/publication/309383311_Promoting_Intergenerational_Participation_Through_Game_Creation_Activities

#Vibot the robot, a children’s book to introduce programming and #educationalrobotics

Vibot the Robot Download No: 978-2-551-25825-3  Vivian and Victor are twins. For their birthday, they receive a robot as a gift.  They decide to call it Vibot. Before they can play with it, Vivian and Victor must assemble the parts, charge the batteries and learn to speak to Vibot in its own language: programming. Learn […]
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21st century skills: co-creative computational thinking problem solving

21st century skills: co-creative computational thinking problem solving, by @margaridaromero design: @dumontleslie

Puzzle-based coding VS creative programming

Creative programming is a knowledge modeling activity with a high cognitive and metacognitive potential. However, when introducing programming to novices, some learning activities are limited to procedural step-by-step puzzle-based coding activities which does not reflect the creative potential of programming. As shown in the figure below, we distinguish five levels of creative engagement in computer programming education […]
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