‘Code Stars’ – Short Film
This video unveils the world of computer programming as described by the creators of the some of the most successful technology applications like Facebook and Microsoft.
These innovators identify what computer programming is, why it is so valuable today, careers and opportunities in programming, and why everyday people, as well as rock stars like Will.i.am, code.
It explores programming in a classroom setting, some progressive and futuristic technologies based on programming, and an ultra-modern and creative workplace producing gaming software.
|Year band(s)||F-2, 3-4, 5-6, 7-8, 9-10|
|Content type||Educational video|
|Core and overarching concepts||Implementation (programming), Algorithms|
|Australian Curriculum Digital Technologies code(s)||
Follow, describe and represent a sequence of steps and decisions (algorithms) needed to solve simple problems
Define simple problems, and describe and follow a sequence of steps and decisions (algorithms) needed to solve them
Design algorithms represented diagrammatically and in English, and trace algorithms to predict output for a given input and to identify errors
Implement and modify programs with user interfaces involving branching, iteration and functions in a general-purpose programming language
Implement modular programs, applying selected algorithms and data structures including using an object-oriented programming language
Design algorithms represented diagrammatically and in structured English and validate algorithms and programs through tracing and test cases
Implement digital solutions as simple visual programs involving branching, iteration (repetition), and user input
|Keywords||Digital technologies, Computer programming, Coding, Technology applications, Technology careers, Algorithms, Web literacy|
|Integrated, cross-curriculum, special needs||General capabilities|
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