Options

Students will have the options to do the following: 

  • Complete the HTML CSS module on CodeAcademy
  • Create an Infographic
  • Create a How-To-Guide
  • Be my guinea pig and try out programming using Kodu  

Code Academy

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  • Go to codeacademy.com 
  • Sign up using your email
  • Complete all 6 units of coding and complete one of the projects provided for you

Create an Infographic

  • Create an infographic of your choice, look at examples here:

http://killerinfographics.com/infographics

  • Research data about a certain topic
  • Brainstorm ways to represent information graphically using pen and paper
  • Rough sketch the infographic and information using pen and paper
  • You can use Visual.ly or Photoshop to design the infographic as a .jpg (VECTORS ARE YOUR BEST FRIEND, SEARCH GOOGLE ADDING THE TERM VECTOR TO YOUR SEARCH)

Create a How - to - guide

  • Create a How - to - Guide poster on a certain subject
  • Choose a topic or process you would like to explain
  • Brainstorm ways to convey instructions graphically using pen and paper
  • Rough sketch the idea using pen and paper
  • You can use Piktochart or Photoshop to design the how - to - guide as a .jpg (VECTORS ARE YOUR BEST FRIEND, SEARCH GOOGLE ADDING THE TERM VECTOR TO YOUR SEARCH)

Be my kodu guinea pig

  • Using the kodu software provided explore and create a game using code
  • Be warned that this is a new app and Mr. K may not be able to help you if you get stuck, aka you'll have to figure it out yourself!