3 Handy Apple Guides to Help Teachers Integrate Coding in Teaching

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Below are three important guides from Apple Education to help teachers integrate coding into their instruction. The guides feature a plethora of educational resources designed specifically for younger students. These include reflection questions, coding activities, lessons, tutorials, and many more. The guides are ordered by level of difficulty. Code 1 and 2, for instance, can be used regardless of prior coding experience. Code 3, however, requires familiarity with Code 1 and Code 2. You may want to give them a try and see whether they work for your teaching context or not.

1-Learn to Code 1


"This Teacher Guide is designed to help you bring coding into the early primary classroom, no matter what your level of experience with coding is. You’ll use visual-based apps like codeSpark Academy and Tynker to teach students ages five to seven to think like a coder. The guide includes activities, reflection questions, journal prompts, and more to help you teach coding concepts and apply them in everyday contexts."

2- Learn to Code 2

"This Teacher Guide is designed to help you bring coding into the primary classroom, no matter what your level of experience with coding is. You’ll use visual-based apps like Tynker to teach students ages eight to eleven to think like a coder. The guide includes activities, reflection questions, journal prompts, and more to to help you teach coding concepts and apply them in everyday contexts."

3- Learn to Code 3

"This Teacher Guide is designed to help you bring Learn to Code 3 from Swift Playgrounds into the classroom. It includes activities, reflection questions, journal prompts, and more to help you bring coding into any classroom. Prior experience with Learn to Code 1 and 2 is recommended."