Tuesday, September 12
Objective: Complete the Third of four writing assignments by watching a selected video and completing an electronic worksheet. The purpose of the video and worksheet is to provide motivation regarding the topic of computer science. In addition, you will use the CONTENT from your worksheets on YOUR website you will begin creating for week 5.
Step 1: Remember, All FOUR worksheets will need to be completed before class on FRIDAY. Begin by watching the 15.25 minute Ted Talk without looking at the worksheet.
Step 2: After you've watched the third video, watch it again while answering the worksheet questions found in your Google Classroom.
Remember to TURN IN your finished work
About the TedTalk:
COFOUNDER, CODE.ORG, ILIKE, & LINKEXCHANGE "Every child in America deserves access to Computer Science." Described by the San Jose Mercury News as one of “Silicon Valley’s top angel investors,”
Ali Partovi has backed Airbnb, Dropbox, Facebook, Uber, and Zappos. In 2013, Partovi helped his twin brother Hadi launch Code.org, which promotes computer science education and has introduced 200 million kids to computer programming via the “Hour of Code.”
Early in his career he cofounded LinkExchange and later iLike. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx