Vidcode Pilot Unit

TWO-week Course

This two-week course is used to introduce students to the basics of JavaScript in a way that's fun, engaging and collaborative. At the end of this curriculum, your students will understand:

  • They are programmers.
  • Functions are used to call actions and can have arguments passed to them.
  • Order matters in an array.
  • JavaScript is made up of objects that have properties and methods.
  • Variables are containers used to store data.
  • There is more than one way to solve a problem.

The six lesson plans below will guide instructors through delivering the two-week curriculum. Each lesson plan is paired with a Vidcode student module, all of which can be found at Certain lesson plans use the 'Sandbox', an open creative coding space. The link to that workspace is

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Lesson Plans

  1. What is Programming?
  2. Re-create a Filter
  3. Stop Motion
  4. Make a Meme
  5. Ermahgerd
  6. Augmented Reality