Learning How to Code
Resources for Learning How to Code
Code Studio- New to coding? This is the place to start. Learn the basics of coding in fun easy steps. Watch tutorials before you try the coding on your own.
Scratch- Scratch is a coding program designed by MIT. It works the same as Code Studio, but it will be easier if you have done some practice on Code Studio before you use Scratch. Scratch Day is May 9th!
Tynker- Hour of Code- Learn the fundamentals of programming by creating games.
1. Use your Google address and sign in as a Student
2. Sign in with your class code
Here's the classroom code for Grades K-3: 23506695
Here's the classroom code for Grades 4/5: 76960909
Here's the classroom code for Grades 6-8: 78954566
Monday, December 5, 2016
2nd-5th Graders- Start off with a review at Tynker and then you can try Code Studio.
1st Graders- Try Coding on this fun game
Monday, November 14, 2016
Click here to play the interactive games.
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Monday, October 31, 2016
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Sunday, September 25, 2016
Pixton and Storyboard That are both good platforms for creating comic strips.
Make Beliefs Comix offers comic strip templates and writing prompts in up to seven languages. The templates and prompts can be completed online or you can print them out. Make Beliefs Comix iPad app supports the creation of comics in seven languages; English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, and Latin. To create comics in the Make Beliefs Comix you simply select the number of frames you want to use then choose the characters that you want to feature in your story. After choosing your frames and characters you can type text into speech bubbles to tell your story.
Comic Master is a free tool designed for students to use to create comics in the "graphic novel style" that is popular with a lot of kids in the ten to fourteen years old age range. Comic Master provides a drag and drop interface for students to build their comics on. Students using Comic Master can select from a variety of layouts, backgrounds, characters, effects, and fonts.
Witty Comics provides a simple platform to create two character dialogues. To use Witty Comics students just need to select the pre-drawn background scenes and the pre-drawn characters they want to feature in their comics. Writing the dialogues is the creative element that is left to the students.
Write Comics is a free, simple tool for creating comic strips. Write Comics doesn't require any registration to use. In fact, registration is not even an option. To create a comic on Write Comics just select a background from the menu, choose some characters, and add some speech bubbles. You can continue adding frames until you've completed your story.