Elementary students at Wylandville Elementary showcased what they created during the second semester at their Epic Build Showcase.These projects helped them learn skills like problem solving, creative thinking, perseverance, patience and collaboration with coding in the classroom. In Cycle One they learned about visual block programming. In Cycle Two they continued to learn the fundamentals of computer science through visual block based programming but extended their learning by combining hardware and software. Each grade integrated coding into the curriculum in different ways. Some of those projects included:
In the video introduction, presented by a number of fourth grade students at Wylandville Elementary, they declared that they also learned a number of different soft skills, like patience and teamwork, that will help them with jobs in their future. Learning all of these coding and soft skills from the Epic Build Showcases will help them determine an awesome future because “Awesome is the New Normal!”
Click through below for some photos from Monday's Showcase!