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Coding & Tech
In this 1-day class students will explore cryptography: the art and science of making and breaking codes.
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In this 1-day class on the art and science of making and breaking codes, students will: * cover essential vocabulary * analyze classic examples of encryption tools and techniques * discuss and debate real-world uses for and inherent weaknesses of various forms of cryptography * enjoy a sneak peek of Deborah Hopkinson’s How I Became a Spy, an award-winning children's historical novel set in WWII London At the end of this class families will receive a PDF filled with exciting ways to take...
Having served as a K-5 teaching librarian for over a decade I’ve led thousands of students on deep-dives into countless topics ranging from the Titanic to dinosaurs, time travel to cryptography, robots to treasure hunting. We don’t just read books, we find, analyze, evaluate, and create websites, videos, podcasts. We identify places to visit, people to talk to, questions to ask. In other words, we transform interests into passions. I’m excited to take my unit study of Cryptography out of the traditional classroom and share it with your family through Outschool!
50 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Mr. ContosSchool Librarian - I've Made a Career Out of My Curiosity!
59 total reviews
99 completed classes
My teaching philosophy is simple: I believe everyone can get excited about learning when you don’t beat the fun out of it! Let’s not overwhelm kids with soul-crushing grading expectations, punitive assignments, mind-numbing benchmark testing! Let...