Adding interactivity to a website can be very simple. Many websites offer content that can be embedded for free such as vimeo, youtube, Souncloud or google Drive documents. This assessment objective looks at how to create interactive elements. The slideshow shared with my students below has many useful video links to help out.
Input allows a user to add data to a variable for use later in the programme. This is great if you want to ask the user for anything such as their age or anything else! by default Python always assumes all input data is a string datatype. To change this wrap the input function within more »
Computational Thinking Puzzles In this puzzle, you need to think computationally to finish each level. Once you get to the more advanced stages, you have to use functions to give less instruction but repeat code. Click here to try Light-Bot 2.0 Click here to try light-bot 1 Click here to try gold collector Click here to try Dock The more »
What is the flipped classroom? Ever needed that extra help in the class or needed your teacher to explain something again? This is where the flipped classroom can help. [More info at the bottom of page-big graphic]
A basic if statement will compare 2 parts of a statement to see whether a condition is true or false. if some_condition_thats_True_or_False: do_an_action else: do_a_different_action A basic if statement example: if a == b: do something… Also do this… else: do this instead Before we look at what an if statement is, we more »
An If statement is a control structure. We use if statements to programme an automatic response from a computer. Think about an every day device such as a fire alarm in your house. An if statement is programmed into the device memory to beep loudly if it detects carbon monoxide. Look at the flow chart below. more »