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Coding Tools, Apps, Activities

Code.org - Flappy Bird #1

Provide feedback - Help us translate to your language Engineers from Google, Microsoft, Facebook, and Twitter helped create this tutorial. Angry Birds™ & © 2009 - 2013 Rovio Entertainment Ltd. All Rights Reserved. Plants vs. Zombies™ & © 2013 Electronic Arts Inc.. All Rights Reserved.

Hopscotch - Coding for kids

Hopscotch teaches kids to code using simple, intuitive building blocks. Kids can make games, animations and programs in this colorful, interactive environment. iPad app

Lightbot

Get kids programming within minutes.

W3Schools Online Web Tutorials

HTML CSS JavaScript jQuery AJAX XML ASP.NET SQL Tutorials References Examples

Scratch - Imagine, Program, Share

Scratch is a free programming language and online community where you can create your own interactive stories, games, and animations.

MIT App Inventor

Entertaining, quick video tutorials walk you through building three simple apps for your Android phone or tablet. Designed for novices and experts alike, this hour of code will get you ready to start building your own apps before you know it. Imagine sharing your own app creations with your friends! These activities are suitable for individuals and for teachers leading classes.

Mozilla Webmaker - Thimble

Webmaking made easy.

K-8 Intro to Computer Science

Try some of the fun shorter modules (angry birds in Stage 2 The Mazd) in this 20-hour course that introduces core computer science and programming concepts. The course is designed for use in classrooms for grades K-8, but it is fun to learn at all ages.

Learn to code

Codecademy is the easiest way to learn how to code. It's interactive, fun, and you can do it with your friends.

Blockly Games

Too much fun!

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Kodable

Kodable

Learn the basics of programming by helping blueFuzz and his family navigate the Technomazes on the planet Smeeborg!

Lissa Explains it All -- HTML Help and Tutorial for Kids

What is a URL? How does a Web page work? Well, the odds are you're sitting at your computer looking at this Web page through a browser. Most likely you're using a browser called Microsoft Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Opera, Firefox, or Safari.

How To Raise The Next Zuckerberg: 6 Coding Apps For Kids

If you want to give your kid every opportunity to succeed, it's hard to argue with teaching them to code.... Here are six free tools to get kids excited about code. Whether she’s 5 or 15, and whether she wants to learn Ruby or Java, there’s something here just for her:

Learn to Code: The Full Beginner's Guide

If you've been looking to learn how to code, we can help you get started. Here are 4.5 lessons on the basics and extra resources to keep you going.

Top Coding and Programming Recommendations for Schools!

Last month we had a fantastic discussion on our Facebook page about the changes to the computing curriculum in England from September 2014.

Coding In The Classroom: 10 Tools Students Can Use To Design Apps & Video Games

In this age of social media, edtech, smartphones, tablets and MOOCs , software applications play a larger role than ever in the learning environment. In fact, apps have reached such a level of ubiquity and everyday integration that a number of software companies are turning out apps that can help students create apps of their own.

Code.og | Learn

Tons of coding tutorials and activities

Daisy the Dinosaur

Learn the basics of computer programming with Daisy the Dinosaur! This free, fun app has an easy drag and drop interface that kids of all ages can use to animate Daisy to dance across the screen. Kids will intuitively grasp the basics of objects, sequencing, loops and events by solving this app's challenges. After playing Daisy, kids can choose to download a kit to program their own computer game.

Code.org - Flappy Bird #1

Uses simple building blocks to create a game that keeps flappy bird from crashing.

7 Apps for Teaching Children Coding Skills

Editor's Note: Helen Mowers, co-creator of the Tech Chicks podcast, contributed to this post. It's hard to imagine a single career that doesn't have a need for someone who can code. Everything that "just works" has some type of code that makes it run. Coding (a.k.a. programming) is all around us.

Beyond LEGOS: Coding for Kids

STEM is dominating educational conversations these days. But for those of us in public libraries, how can we integrate the STEM concepts into our work? Lots of children's libraries have LEGO clubs and that certainly is a good start. We may not have a formal learning environment in our public libraries, but we do have high demand for programming.

Coding Coding Coding

a Symbaloo list of resources from Shannon McClintock Miller.

Parent Letter for ACPS2013 Coderdojo Sampler Session

Welcome to Coderdojo! Ms. Gutkowski and Ms. TechmanThanks to our awesome 2013 teen volunteers!!Monday: SCRATCHScratch is an appealing easy way for children and teens to make 2-dimensional stories, comics, simple animations, or even games.You can download the old Scratch at: http://scratch.mit.edu/scratch_1.4/ Scroll down on this download page to see Scratch Cards - each one shows...

Coding for Kids on Pinterest

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Coding In The Classroom: 10 Tools Students Can Use To Design Apps & Video Games

In this age of social media, edtech, smartphones, tablets and MOOCs , software applications play a larger role than ever in the learning environment. In fact, apps have reached such a level of ubiquity and everyday integration that a number of software companies are turning out apps that can help students create apps of their own.