Get Coding for Physical Computing

  • Stand up and act out an algorithm
  • Break the Code! Have kids introduce an error in syntax or logic to another kid's code and then find and fix the error
  • Digital Leaders - See Why Student Digital Leaders
  • Kids love it when you don't know the answer and they can see you as a learner
  • Facilitate students as problems solvers, as digital experts/mentors who can come to each other for expertise

Across the Curriculum
  • Attach sensors to plants for Ph, light
  • Plants tweet when it is low on water, etc.
  • Poem about what it means not to have electricity
  • Use sonic pi to create a piece of music


  • Coding Clubs
    • CodeClub - Volunteer lead coding groups for 9-11
    • CS First - Google supported computer science clubs