Kids’n’Code iPad App: Explore Basic Concepts of Programming

Interested in exploring basic concepts of programming with your students? Kids’n’Code is an app for iPads where students solve puzzles as they learn about coding. By identifying patterns and working their way through different problems, students will build a foundation for understanding how to code. This simple and straightforward app is designed specifically for elementary students and […]

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3 Reasons Teachers are Excited About Coding

Here’s my new post for Kami’s blog about! Click here to check out the original. Teachers with access to technology tools in their classroom are excited about coding! Learning the foundations of computer programming is easier than ever for students with a mobile device in their hand. There are now apps and websites geared towards students of all ages, making […]

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Junior Coder App to Support 21st Century Skills

The Junior Coder app supports 21st century skill development by providing students exposure and practice with computer programming skills.  The app teaches basic analytical skills, logical thinking and problem solving.  Kids will start to think about problems and solutions and how to break up big task into smaller units.  Each programming concept is introduced in a new […]

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Coda Coding Game: iPad Creation Tool for Students

Coda Game is a coding app for iPads that gives students the power to create their own games.  With this coding game, kids can build their own games with visual code blocks.  Students follow the steps and create their own game to play and share. The idea behind apps like Coda Game is how important it […]

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StudioWeb Computer Coding Training Videos for Classrooms

StudioWeb is an online educational resource designed for educators to teach computer literacy. Sunburst Digital now provides StudioWeb to schools so they can easily access video training courses from StudioWeb.  It includes resources that support key Web technologies like HTML, CSS, JavaScript and PHP. StudioWeb focuses on teaching web development and programming through the use of an online […]

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Bring Computer Programming to Your School with Tynker

Computer programming is an essential skill for students working towards college and career readiness.  I’ve shared lots of coding apps for kids and Tynker is one of my favorites.  Tynker is a fantastic tool for educators that makes computer programming fun for students in grades 3-8.  Tynker helps students develop 21st century computational thinking and computer […]

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Spiraled Technology Skills Curriculum from Sunburst Digital: Teach Coding, Programming and More!

There are so many fantastic apps and websites that help students explore computer science skills.  Sunburst Digital has chosen three favorite applications to create a specialized curriculum for K-12 students.  They have designed a curriculum that helps children in elementary, middle and high school develop 21st century digital skills.  As more and more schools and […]

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Try the Swifty App for iPad Coding Practice

I’ve shared some of my favorite apps to teach coding skills and if you’re looking to add to your own list definitely take a look at Swifty.  This iOS app includes quick tutorials to introduce users to the Swift programing language.  From the basics to more complex tasks, this app can help students build a foundation […]

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Essential 21st Century Skill Support: Try Hopscotch with Your Students

Preparing students for careers of the future is absolutely essential!  Although there are many terrific coding events that highlight the importance of computer science, you can bring these skills into your classroom regularly.  Hopscotch is a free app with lots of options for student users.  It’s a great choice for introducing kids to foundational concepts, […]

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CartoonSmart Video Tutorials and Guides

CartoonSmart is a great resource for students and educators looking for video tutorials on Art, iOS development, HTML5 and more.  As one of the first video-learning sites on the web they’ve embraced the interest in mobile app development and have tons of tools for teachers and their classes.  Their lessons can be streamed online or downloaded […]

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