Teaching Coding

12 Courses
  • Scratch Jr.

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: Jason Cross

    Scratch Jr. is an application that helps teach students the fundamentals of coding.  This application guides them through basic vocabulary while giving them the tools to create basic programs and games.

     

  • Lightbot

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: Jason Cross

    Lightbot is a game that can help teach the fundamentals of programing through logic driven levels.  Students work through the game solutions by using basic coding skills.  The object oriented nature of the application allows for students to succeed without previous coding experience.

     

  • Lego Mindstorms NXT

    Estimated Time: 2 Hours  |  Created By: Kristi Kimble

    LEGO MINDSTORM NXT is a custom programmable robotics kit by the iconic LEGO company. This course focuses on the Education Base Set that is being used in classrooms and LEGO League programs across the nation.

     

  • Lego Mindstorms EV3

    Estimated Time: 2 Hours  |  Created By: Kristi Kimble

    LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 is a custom programmable robotics kit by the iconic LEGO company. This course focuses on the Education Base Set that is being used in classrooms and LEGO league programs across the nation.

     

  • Scratch 2.0

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: Kristi Kimble

    Scratch is a free, visual programming language primarily used in the education community by millions of first-time coding learners. Scratch can help you create your own interactive stories, games, and animations by utilizing the simple language.

     

  • Breakout EDU

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: Jessica Schouweiler

    Breakout EDU is a revolutionary new product to bring gaming into the classroom to get students engaged in their learning and develops the 4C’s - creativity, critical thinking, communication, and collaboration.

     

  • Code.org

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: Clarissa Draper

    Code.org brings a world of computer programming to you and your students. This website teaches learners of all abilities (pre-readers to professionals) to code, while also having a lot of fun. Teachers can create sections for their students and monitor their progress. There are lesson plans and “unplugged” activities. Coding is for you and everyone!

     

  • Google Made with Code

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: Stacci Barganz

    Google has put together a great website called Made with Code that can help students and adults learn how to code in many different ways. This overview course will give you the basics that you need to know to get started, and this course will also give you some ideas of how to implement the Made-with-Code system into your own educational situation.

     

  • Ozobots

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour 30 Minutes  |  Created By: Jesee Buchholz

    Welcome to the wonderful world of the Ozobot robots, how to program them, how to use the colors and tracks, and some of the amazing ways these robots can enhance any classroom. The programs that are associated with the robot are free and the price of the robots depends on where you purchase them. The coding/programming platforms can be used on any device(iOS and Android).

     

  • Wonder Workshop Dash and Dot Robots

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour 30 Minutes  |  Created By: Jesse Buccholz

    Wonder Workshop’s Dash and Dot robots are fun and engaging ways to help students learn how to code. These videos will explore how to program each robot, how to use the different accessories and apps that work with the robots, and some of the amazing ways these robots can enhance any classroom. The programs that are associated with the robot are free and the Dash and Dot robots cost between $149.99 (Dash) to $49.99 (Dot)The coding/programming platforms can be used on any device (iOS and Android).

     

  • Felt Board

    Estimated Time: 30 Minutes  |  Created By: Angela Christine Bovee Jarvis

    Felt Board is a paid app for iOS Apple devices.This app turns an old fashioned felt board into a colorful, interactive app for students and teachers. Within this app, you will learn how to change your background, add people, pets, letters, and numbers to create your story.

     

  • Marvel App Creator

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: Jeffrey Keil

    These lessons will teach you how to use the free, online Marvel App Creator program. This website works on any operating system. The user just needs to be able to access the internet. Teachers can use this program to develop creative, interesting, shareable, and realistic apps.