Teaching Kids to Program


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How can we define computer programming?

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1. What is programming code?

2. Most programmers begin learning to write code by printing a certain phrase. What is that phrase?

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About this Quiz & Worksheet

Computer programming is not a field exclusive to adults. Learn to teach kids how to program with this printable worksheet that will review the basic pedagogy associated with computer programming. The accompanying quiz will test you on terminology, and ensure your understanding of current approaches to teaching kids to program.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you should expect to be tested on definitions and applications of:

  • Programming code
  • Common curriculum approaches
  • Programming languages

Skills Practiced

Skills applied in this quiz/worksheet combo include:

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge of computer programming pedagogy to answer questions about teaching
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main terms, such as programming code and computer programming
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding learning to write code

Additional Learning

To learn additional information about beginning programming instruction, study the corresponding lesson called Teaching Kids to Program. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define programming and other appropriate vocabulary
  • Discover how to introduce kids to computer programming
  • Understand approaches to teaching computer programming
  • Identify common programming languages