Task

 
Watch the following video and listen to what people are saying about programming.  Learning to program computers, or "code," is an important part of your education.  Just like learning to read and write, learning to code will teach you to think logically, organize your ideas, and most importantly participate in the language of today.  Coding might be the most important "language" to learn and should be another tool in your toolkit.
 
 
The Most Important Language
 
 
Now that you have seen the video, answer the following questions in your notebook.
 
  1. What is "code?"


  2. What will learning to code do for you in the future?


  3. Are you excited to try it?
 
Now, watch the next video to see more experts discuss how coding has changed their lives and the world we live in.
 
The World We Live In
 
Now that you have seen the video, answer the following questions in your notebook.
 
  1. Do you need to know everything about computers and be a genius to program?

  2. Are there enough programmers to fill all the jobs?

  3. If you were to make a program to do anything you wanted, to fix a problem, to automate something, to build a new game, what would it be?

Are you ready to try programming for the first time?  
 
 
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