About this Course

This is a semester-long course targeted at middle school grades 6-8, as an introduction to Computer Science. The course is written for teachers who may have never taught computer science before. During this course, students will explore concepts in computer science through Microsoft MakeCode and Minecraft.

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Scope & Sequence

1. Introduction and About

2. Events and Event-Driven Programming

3. Coordinates

4. Variables

5. Iteration

6. Conditionals

7. Functions and Parameters

8. Arrays

9. Artificial Intelligence

10. Final Independent Project