Programming Language: A Storytelling Tool That Can Impact the Development of Social Responsibility in Grade 10 Boys

  • Boys and Stories (2018-19)

In September 2018, a Grade 10 Information Technology (IT) class participated in a six-week action research project to promote interest in the need for social responsibility and to help develop social responsibility in Grade 10 boys. The project action coupled programming, a part of the curriculum that students typically enjoy and excel in, with storytelling in order to engage the boys with a section of work in which they had historically not shown much interest.