Creative coding with Sonic Pi CY249

Bring creativity to your computing classroom by introducing Sonic Pi, an exploratory software that teaches programming through music


Summary

Sonic Pi provides a way to engage a wider group of students with computational thinking. This popular software creates music based on programming. Through the creative process students receive fast feedback, develop debugging skills and increase their confidence through tinkering and exploration.
Join the creator of Sonic Pi, Dr Sam Aaron, for two days of engaging, energetic and hands-on professional development that brings creativity into key stage 3 computing.

This is a residential course, fees include meals and accommodation for the duration of the course. 

Outcomes

You will be able to:

  • teach a range of computational concepts through creative coding, such as
  • sequencing, iteration, and conditionals
  • data structures, functions, and algorithms
  • debugging and concurrency
  • plan how to integrate creative coding into the computing curriculum, widening its appeal.

 

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