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Greenfoot with Stride – programming after blocks

Neil Brown, King's College London


In this workshop, we will discuss how to teach concepts of traditional object-oriented programming with Greenfoot and Stride. We will introduce the tools of the environment itself, discuss the Stride language (which is quick and easy to learn), and present pedagogical considerations: How do you best teach with Greenfoot? How do you create motivation? What are good teaching examples? Teachers will go through hands-on exercises of using Greenfoot and Stride, and work with a number of programming examples that can immediately be used in a classroom.

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Relevant Key Stages: KS3

Room: USB 3.018 - flat floor teaching/cluster, level 3, Urban Sciences Building

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