Please share the following information about your child:
Computer Experience - Beginner / No Prior Knowledge / Intermediate
Any Special Interests -
Any Projects / Achievements in Computers -
Going forward there will be messages sent for Parents, They will begin with "For Parents", Messages or activities for kids will begin with "For Kids". Kindly convey such messages or activities for your kids.
For Parents - If possible please provide your child access to computer, either old or new, either laptop or desktop. While tablets and mobiles are good enough for doing casual work and learning, a PC provides the foundation needed for them to excel in Computer.
Tip#1 - Typing is the foundation of Computer Learning. QWERTY format of computer has been there since the beginning of the computer and will remain there in future too. Please ask your child to perform 1 hour of typing with this fun program filled with games and activities. Target 5 ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ in each round. Don't forget to login before you begin to save the progress. Save the following website https://www.typingclub.com/sportal/program-3.game
Tip# 2 - For Parents - If not done yet, please register an email for your child rather than using your own email address for such and future sites. Once registered, please enable auto-forwarding of the emails to your email address. Seek help if required.
Tip# 3 - For Parents - If you own Android FireTV, YouTube Kids is available for all of you. Keep kids safe from videos not meant for them. https://youtu.be/OUmMAAPX6E8
Tip# 4 - For Parents - There is a dedicated site created by NatGeo just for kids, request you all to open this site and bookmark it for future to make your kids learn educational stuff. Please ask them to spend 30-40 mins on this site daily rather than watching TV. There is wildlife, games, education and many other fun stuff on it. https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/
Activity# 1 - For Kids - What is special about the following line - "A quick brown fox jumped over a crazy dog" If you don't know about it, research online.
Please have your kids choose one of the following topics:
- Operating System
- Microsoft Office 365
- Computer Hardware
- Video Editing
For Parents - Wonderful resource for kids to start coding in JS https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlrxD0HtieHhW0NCG7M536uHGOtJ95Ut2 Designed by Microsoft.
For Kids - The basics of Programming is Algorithm and next step to Algorithm is Flow Charts. While Algorithms can be made on Notepad, flowcharts require special efforts. The following site will help your kids create flow-charts very easily. I will be sharing sample Algoryhms which Kids can convert into Flowcharts and later Programs. https://creately.com/diagram-type/flowchart Use this site to draw easy to use Flowcharts for Free.
For Parents - Algorithms are a great way to equip your mind and make it ready for programming. If kids follow the below procedure they can be coding ready.
2. Flow Charts
I will share a couple of examples of Algorithms and Flow Charts to make them understand how to write it. Please have your kids read and understand it, after which I will give some logical questions for which your kids needs to develop Algorithms & Flow Charts.
Following which we will jump in Programming and Selecting Programming Language.
Algorithm # 1 – Write a program / logic to go to school.
STEP1: Wake up / Get up
STEP2: What is the Day Today?
STEP3: If the day is Weekend, go back to Sleep else go to school.
Flowchart # 1
Algorithm # 2 – Write a program / logic to brush your teeth.
STEP1: Get your brush
STEP2: Get your Tooth Paste
STEP3: If the tooth paste is over then get a new tooth paste else Brush your Teeth
Flowchart # 2
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Solution to the following Algorithm Problem: