Coding & Tech

Let's Code a Robot for K-1st Graders

Students will use blocks to create programs that move a virtual robot.
Ms. Monica from ConstructU
382 total reviews for this teacher
Completed by 21 learners
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Class

30 minutes

per class

Once per week

over 4 weeks

5-6

year olds

3-9

learners per class

per learner - per class

How does aMulti-Daycourse work?

Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries

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Description

Class Experience

This class is a continuation of "Lets Code a Robot". During this class, students will do the following task.

Day 1:
       5 min   -   Students will spend 5 minutes introducing themselves( name, age, grade, and state/country). 
       5  min -   The teacher will Review Lesson on coding site
       15min - The teacher will bring up a coding program then students will be given challenges to complete as a group. The teacher 
                      will call on each student to help complete the challenge one or two lines on code at a time.  The teacher will drag over 
                      the block code and run the blocky program after each student. This will repeat until the challenge is solved
        5 min - The teacher will discuss the homework which will reinforce the lesson. The teacher will post the homework in Outschool. 
                       
 Day 2 : 
          5 min -   Discuss Homework from the previous class. Students share homework with the teacher fo review.
          5 min -  Lesson: Drive train Speed and Pen
         15 min - The teacher will bring up a coding program then students will be given challenges to complete as a group. The teacher 
                         will call on each student to help complete the challenge one or two lines on code at a time.  The teacher will drag over 
                         the block code and run the blocky program after each student. This will repeat until the challenge is solved
      5 min -    The teacher will discuss the homework which will reinforce the lesson. The teacher will post the homework in 
                         Outschool.   
Day 3 : 
          5 min -   Discuss Homework from the previous class. Students share homework with the teacher fo review.
          5 min -  Lesson: Loops
          15 min - The teacher will bring up a coding program then students will be given challenges to complete as a group. The teacher 
                         will call on each student to help complete the challenge one or two lines on code at a time.  The teacher will drag over 
                         the block code and run the blocky program after each student. This will repeat until the challenge is solved
          5min -  The teacher will discuss the homework which will reinforce the lesson. The teacher will post the homework in 
                         Outschool.   
Day  4 :
            5 min -   Discuss Homework from the previous class.
            5 min -  Lesson: Magnet and various playgrounds.
          15 min - The teacher will bring up a coding program then students will be given challenges to complete as a group. The teacher 
                         will call on each student to help complete the challenge one or two lines on code at a time.  The teacher will drag over 
                         the block code and run the blocky program after each student. This will repeat until the challenge is solved
            5 min -  The teacher will discuss the homework which will reinforce the lesson. The teacher will post the homework in 
                         Outschool.   
 
I am an Electrical Engineer but have been programming various languages for over 20 years. I also have been teaching VEX Robotics for over 7 years.
 They will be given a challenge and have to create code to solve it. Parents will need to help students with homework.
Website is vr.vex.com uses a block-based coding environment powered by Scratch Blocks. ... No software installations required.
30 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.

Teacher

Ms. Monica from ConstructUScience, Technology, Engineering and Math ( STEM) Instructor
382 total reviews
297 completed classes

About Me

When my oldest son was in first grade, I picked him up from a play date. It was a cold winter day, and he had spent the entire time inside, playing on a gaming console. I understood that entertaining two active boys all day in the dead of winter... 
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