Good morning, friends.

3 hour early dismissal today, so there's not as much time for teaching.

Nevertheless, my 5th graders are learning about prompts and variables.


length_of_school_day = 7
if school_holiday:
length_of_school_day = 3

@noelle I'm fairly certain the goal of the early dismissal was so that we could still serve lunch, which means it still counts as a school day so we can hit our federally required 180 days of instruction.

@crash oh, for sure. I was just entertained that you could use the length of the school day itself to teach variables. :)

@noelle I'm at the "Don't keysmash to name your variables" stage of instruction.

@crash (this is a lesson that some professional programmers need to learn.)

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