Mr. Becker's Coding Classes
8th Grade Creative Computing
Creative Computing is a full-year course that meets three days of the six-day A B cycle. In this course, students will learn about computer programming using code.org and Scratch. Students will create a website using HTML. Students will also create several interactive games using Scratch.
7th Grade Creative Computing and Financial Lit
Creative Computing and Financial Lit is a semester course and meets three days of the six-day A B cycle. In this course, the 7th graders will receive one-quarter of coding and one-quarter of Financial Lit. In coding, students will use code.org and Scratch to learn the basics of computer programming. Some of the topics we cover in Financial Lit are credit cards, paychecks, budgets, insurance, and stocks.
5th Grade Intro to Coding
Intro to coding is a quarter course that meets two days of the six-day A B cycle. The 5th graders are introduced to coding using cod.org and Scratch.
My name is Stuart Becker and I have been a teacher at WDMS for 9 years. I teach 8th-grade Creative Computing, 7th-grade Creative Computing & Financial Lit, and 5th-grade Intro to coding. I am looking forward to meeting all my students and teaching them throughout the school year.