CODE.org

Teach your children to code with games

Mobile APps

Apps that can teach fundamentals of CS

Videos

Simple explanations to difficult concepts 

CODE.ORG

Enjoy beautiful designed games that teach  computer science with drag-and-drop

Your child will learn to create computer programs, develop problem-solving skills, follow step by step instructions (algorithms), and work through fun challenges

Resources for teachers

Six Computer Science Fundamentals courses, all designed for teachers or parents that are new to CS.

Courses on CS Fundamentals

Great option to learn introduce your children to Coding. They will learn with drag & drop blocks, drawings and games.

Learn Computer Science At Home

Due to the global outbreak of COVID-19, Code.org offers resources to teach CS while staying at home, including mobile apps.

Minecraft

In Minecraft, players explore a blocky 3D world to discover and extract raw materials, craft tools, build structures or earthworks. This game is very popular and is easy to access since it exists in almost all platforms.

Minecraft increases creativity, spatial awareness, and geometry knowledge by encouraging the players to build better structures. For younger kids, it is recommended to be played offline, since anyone in the world could be a player.

Discovering resources and exploring will guarantee the game to be fun, and improve the player’s problem solving skill, management, and patience. Minecraft simplicity allows parents to also play with their children.

Microsoft extends access to Minecraft: Education Edition

Minecraft: Education Edition is now available through June 2020 for all educators and learners who have a valid Office 365 Education account.

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Apps

Box Island

Teaches fundamentals of coding: algorithms, pattern recognition, sequences, loops and conditionals with puzzles and a magical adventure.

codeSparks

No words needed to understand the basics of coding. For ages 5-9 this award-winning app is now offering a 3 month trial due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Lightbot

This simple, yet beautiful game will teach your child to use instructions and steps to construct a program that will move a bot to the desired location. 

Watch Coding for Kids

The official DK Books channel represents Dorling Kindersley, an award-winning global publisher for children, originally founded in 1974. Show their videos about Code and Computers to your children.

What is a computer program?

“We are surrounded by computer programs, but what are they? Learn what computer coding or computer programming is.”

How computer programs work

“Computers might seem very smart, but are they really? Watch this video to learn how coding or computer programming works.”

Think like a computer

“For coding, you need to learn to think like a computer. It’s much trickier than you’d imagine! Watch this video to learn how to do it”

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