CODING: OUR FUTURE LANGUAGE?
COOKING AND PROGRAMMING?
Cooking and programming? – Two activities that do not seem related.
That is what you think! Take a look at these pictures. Think
before you continue scrolling: What do cooking and programming have in common?
CODING IN EVERYDAY LIFE
On the way to the office you are listening to a podcast about coding. Fascinated by the topic, you take a closer look at your surroundings. Move your mouse pointer over the image. You will be surprised where coding is hidden.
CAN EVERYONE LEARN TO PROGRAM?
Everyone can learn to program! At least that is what celebrities like Bill Gates or Mark Zuckerberg say. But is that really true? The “Hour of Code” initiative makes it possible. With the help of small units, children, adolescents or adults learn to write their own program within an hour. The only things specified are the tasks and the required program blocks.The goal of the “Hour of Code” is to overcome preconceptions.
Click here and try it yourself! It is much easier than you think.
"NOT EVERYONE HAS TO BE ABLE TO CODE!"
Even if programmers have good chances on the job market – not everyone has to be able to program! Much more important than programming itself is the ability to think digitally and get involved in the digital world.
Your journey through the world of coding ends here. In this module you learned a lot about coding - from programming languages to application areas to future prospects. It remains to be seen what will soon be possible with coding.
You can find a summary of the module in the download section.