Algorithm – A series of instructions on how to accomplish a task.
Coding – Transforming actions into a symbolic language.
Debugging – Finding and fixing issues in code.
Function – A piece of code that can be called over and over.
Parameters – Extra bits of information that you can pass into a function to customize it
Loop – The action of doing something over and over again.
Variable – A placeholder for a piece of information that can change.
Command – An instruction for the computer. Many commands put together make up algorithms and computer programs.
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Strand: Computational Thinker
Standard: 5.d. understand how automation works and use algorithmic thinking to develop a sequence of steps to create and test automated solutions.
I Can Statements:
I can explain how technology helps to make a task easier
I can explain how technology tools help us solve problems
I can understand that computers solve problems by finding patterns