PencilCode guides teachers with their teacher materials page. This page enables to teachers to look at ways in which they can embrace the use ofPencilCode in their class with their students. It includes online and offline activities.
This programme suits students who want to take their coding further. This is a full functioning programming platform where students can create games, music or joust enjoy some drawing.
PencilCode uses Coffeescript which software engineers use to build complex websites.
Australian Digital Technologies Curriculum
PencilCode covers all areas of the Digital Technology curriculum for years 5 and up
The following concepts are covered in this program across the curriculum for Years 5 and up
Sequencing, lines, angles, shape, variables, algorithm, branching, iteration, time, calculating, arrays, conditional, reasoning, cartesian coordinates, measurements, directions
Reading, navigating, explanation, instructions, directions, cause and effect, predict
Creating, designing, composition, manipulating elements and combinations, conceptualise
Critical and Creative Thinking
Criteria, investigate, reason, visual models, thinking processes, propose, strategize
Hypothesis, predict, variables, range of representation, graph, patterns, relationships, test, trial, error, record, methods, cause and effect