TED-Ed: Think Like A Coder

Think Like a Coder is a 10-episode series that will challenge viewers with programming puzzles as the main characters— a girl and her robot companion— attempt to save a world that has been plunged into turmoil.

In our digital age, coding has become a basic literacy skill which gives us a deeper understanding of the technology we use everyday. Beyond being a much sought-after skill on the job market, coding helps foster creativity, reinforces math skills and develops our problem-solving abilities.

By the end of this series, viewers will have been introduced to and gained experience with the following key coding concepts: – Loops – Conditionals – Variables – Conditionals synthesis – Path logic – Nested loops – Permutations – Big O – Recursion – Maze navigation – Depth-first search – Graphs – Tables

K-6, Middle School
4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade

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