Article: How To Start Integrating Coding Into Project Based Learning


There is a lot of talk around the internet about introducing coding to students.  Here is a great article in edutopia that highlights some ways that teaches can integrate coding in their classes.

PBL Tenet #1: Create Real World Connections

  • Coding Application: Find a solution to a problem by creating an App or Website

PBL Tenet #2: Foster Critical Thinking

  • Coding application: Coding requires a series of logical steps

PBL Tenet #3: Structured Collaboration

  • Coding application: Coding creates learning communities

PBL Tenet #4: Student Driven

  • Coding application: Perseverance and self teaching are important skills learned through coding

PBL Tenet #5: Multifaceted approach

  • Coding application: A programming language is only one part of an app or website

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