Being a programmer

This lesson has been designed to round up the learning from all 6 parts of this unit. It is the last lesson of new content before you take on your final project. You will discuss the good habits of a programmer before being reminded of why some of the key aspects are good habits. You will also hear from industry programmers about their own good practice. You are then shown alternative approaches to programming solutions. This unit has consistently used specific approaches to help you learn different skills. You are now experienced enough to be able to see the other approaches and try them for yourself in your own programs.

Introductory Quiz

This quiz will help you to check any previous learning on this topic, and re-cap anything you may have forgotten. Once you have completed this, click ‘Close Quiz’ and then ‘Next’ below.


Click on the play button to start the video. If your teacher asks you to pause the video and look at the worksheet you should:

  • Click "Close Video"
  • Click "Next" to view the activity

Your video will re-appear on the next page, and will stay paused in the right place.


These slides will take you through some tasks for the lesson. If you need to re-play the video, click the ‘Resume Video’ icon. Once you have finished all the tasks, click ‘Next’ below.

Final Quiz

This quiz is a great way for you to test your learning from this lesson.

If you would like to re-cap any of the lesson, or repeat any exercise, click ‘Back’ below.

Lesson Complete

You’ve now completed today’s lesson - well done!

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