As you watch the skill video below, think about these questions:

Notice how often Pete asks questions or gives an answer. Which does he do more often?

How do learners benefit from explaining what they are doing? Is this an effective strategy?

What other nudges can help learners solve their own problems when they are coding?


Watch the skill video


Where Are You Stuck?

This is a video of a real afterschool program. These videos serve as discussion starters around a particular skill and are not examples of perfect practice.

Now that you've watched the video, reflect on what you saw and post your responses.

Why does asking questions support learning better than giving answers?
What is your best strategy for encouraging independent problem solving?