I am humbled and honored that so many school districts and universities across the world have utilized the content of ISTE's No Fear Coding: Computational Thinking Across the K-5 Curriculum.
Megan Clune is a Professional Teaching Fellow at the University of Auckland, New Zealand, working in the area of science and mathematics. As a primary school teacher for 10 years and an Assistant Principal, Megan has always had a passion for digital technologies and the learning of science and mathematics.
Her lesson plan focuses on animal life cycles for Grades 4-5.
Students will be able to:
● sort their animal nto groups, justifying their choices(decomposition)
● recognise the similarities and differences between the features and life-cycles of selected animals (pattern recognition)
● identify relevant components of a life-cycle and relate these to an animal type
● define a process by which to name any given animal from a larger selection (algorithm design)