Thomas Jefferson CCT Magnet

Programming Resources for Middle School students

"Everybody in this country should learn how to program a computer ... because it teaches you how to think." Steve Jobs, Apple computer co-founder
Programming: writing instructions for a computer so that it can complete a defined task. --> we are telling the computer what to do

On-line, browser-based programming resources:
  • Blockly Games - games designed to teach computational thinking
  • Blockly Programming - block-based programming tool to learn programming concepts
  • Scratch - browser-block-based programming tool to create stories, games, and animations that you can share with others.

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