Coding in the Classroom | Edutopia
Facebook
Edutopia on Facebook
Twitter
Edutopia on Twitter
Google+
Edutopia on Google+
Pinterest
Edutopia on Pinterest Follow Me on Pinterest
WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation

Coding in the Classroom

Teaching students to create and make with code? Explore and share resources and strategies, including activities, games, and apps, for teaching kids programming skills and computer science concepts.
Related Tags:Maker Education,STEM

Life After the Hour of Code

Give students a taste of coding, point them at the resources, and their enthusiasm will let them apply a once-nerdy skill to any subject area.

Add Coding to Your Elementary Curriculum. . . Right Now

Teaching elementary students to code begins with connecting to resources, looking beyond 1:1, trusting kids to learn, involving the school community, and making it fun.

Coding for Kids Revisited

Learn about six new or improved resources designed especially to help elementary school students learn and develop coding skills.

Teach Your Kids to Code: 6 Beginner's Resources for Parents

Matt Davis has collected some helpful resources parents can use to help their kids start learning about computer programming.

Coding for Kindergarteners

Teaching young children to code is far from a tedious exercise with the thoughtful, age-appropriate use of game-like apps and robotic devices.

Discuss

Promoting Playful Learning Through Teacher Networks

Last comment 4 days 13 hours ago
7 413 2,666 views

Add Coding to Your Elementary Curriculum. . . Right Now

Last comment 1 week 4 days ago
10 999 5,940 views

Scratch Jr programming with 5-7 year olds

Last comment 3 weeks 5 days ago
1 1 58 views

15+ Ways of Teaching Every Student to Code (Even Without a Computer)

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 12:04
21 4,947 14,133 views

Coding in the Classroom: A Long-Overdue Inclusion

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 12:00
2 1,069 views

Promoting Playful Learning Through Teacher Networks

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 15:00
7 413 2,666 views

Browse

blog

Coding in the Classroom: A Long-Overdue Inclusion

By promoting code literacy, schools could improve education equity, offer inclusion for students with ASD, improve STEM proficiency, and build neuroplasticity associated with multilingual education.

2 1,069 views
blog

15+ Ways of Teaching Every Student to Code (Even Without a Computer)

Vicki Davis, a computer science teacher and IT integrator, shares this extensive list of year-round resources for teaching students how to code.

21 4,947 14,133 views
blog

Life After the Hour of Code

Give students a taste of coding, point them at the resources, and their enthusiasm will let them apply a once-nerdy skill to any subject area.

314 3,722 views
blog

Promoting Playful Learning Through Teacher Networks

Through Edcamps and the ScratchED community, teachers can become champions of the kind of playful learning that will help their students thrive.

7 413 2,666 views
blog

Add Coding to Your Elementary Curriculum. . . Right Now

Teaching elementary students to code begins with connecting to resources, looking beyond 1:1, trusting kids to learn, involving the school community, and making it fun.

10 999 5,940 views
blog

Coding for Kids Revisited

Learn about six new or improved resources designed especially to help elementary school students learn and develop coding skills.

6 693 18,723 views
blog

Create a Family Coding Day for Hour of Code

Invite the school community to learn about coding, and show parents the critical magic of their children learning what makes the digital world run.

2 400 4,132 views

Pages

blog

7 Apps for Teaching Children Coding Skills

Digital learning specialists provide a quick overview of seven apps that are appropriate for teaching younger children one of the most critical 21st century skills: coding.

45 12,014 403,936 views
blog

Coding for Kindergarteners

Teaching young children to code is far from a tedious exercise with the thoughtful, age-appropriate use of game-like apps and robotic devices.

22 12,274 72,879 views
blog

Teach Your Kids to Code: 6 Beginner's Resources for Parents

Blogger Matt Davis has collected some helpful resources parents can use to help their kids start learning about computer programming.

1 2,895 31,635 views
blog

Coding for Kids Revisited

Learn about six new or improved resources designed especially to help elementary school students learn and develop coding skills.

6 693 18,723 views
blog

15+ Ways of Teaching Every Student to Code (Even Without a Computer)

Vicki Davis, a computer science teacher and IT integrator, shares this extensive list of year-round resources for teaching students how to code.

21 4,947 14,133 views
blog

Teach Coding in the Classroom: Resources from ISTE '14

Digital resource curator Ashley Cronin shares her takeaways from Hack Education at ISTE 2014, including a list of resources for teaching coding and coding concepts in the classroom.

9 1,750 12,396 views
blog

Easy Projects to Get Started with Scratch: Drawing 2D Shapes

Programming a computer is simply telling it what to do, and tools like Scratch convert this language into images to familiarize elementary students with coding.

2 381 11,363 views

Pages