6.B. OVerview of classroom ideas

CT + MATH IDEAS IN SECTION 6.B.

1. First time coding in Grades 3-5
2. Probability in Grade 1
    • An unplugged activity that can span across grades.
    • Grade 1 teacher interview.
    • Mathematician interview.
3. The grid path problem
    • A CT puzzle by Carly Rozins, Queen's University.
    • Although designed for upper HS and University, this puzzle is accessible to young students.
    • Could you write code to solve this puzzle?
4. Cartesian plane in Grades 7-8
    • Transformations on the Cartesian plane.
    • With connections to more complex math ideas.
    • More Cartesian plane apps:
5. Math + code + art
6. Addition and subtraction in Grades 3-4
    • Addition strategies.
    • Coding puzzles in Scratch.
    • Coding patterns in Python.
7. Circuits and Venn diagrams
    • Properties of shapes and Venn diagrams.
    • Circuits and Venn diagrams.
    • Boolean Algebra.
    • Digital gates.
    • Making decisions using Scratch.
8. Mental math dialogues in Scratch
9. Symmetry (& Group Theory) v.1
    • Rotate shapes with Sratch.
    • Make connections to hours and quarter-hours on a clock.
    • Explore repeating patterns.
    • Explore modular arithmetic.
    • See version 2 and version 3 of this activity.
10. Symmetry (& Group Theory) v.2
    • Rotate 2D shapes with Scratch.
    • Explore patterns in rotation symmetries.
    • Consider rotation symmetries of 3D figures.
    • See version 1 and version 3 of this activity.
11. Symmetry (& Group Theory) v.3
   

CT + MATH IDEAS IN OTHER SECTIONS OF WMT

 

Repeating patterns

Growing patterns

Odds & evens