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Project Code

Blockly Games is a series of educational games that teach programming. It is designed for children who have not had prior experience with computer programming.

 

Code.org® is a non-profit dedicated to expanding access to computer science. Their vision is that every student in every school should have the opportunity to learn computer science.

 

 
 

GirlsWhoCode.com programs work to inspire, educate, and equip girls with the computing skills to pursue 21st century opportunities.

 


 
 

HopScotch is an iPhone &  iPad app that allows you use coding concepts to explore computer science fundamentals like abstraction, variables, conditionals, loops, and more—while making stuff that you actually want to play.  Make your own games and publish them to the HopScotch community for others to play.  Targets grades 5-8.

 
 



The Hour of Code is a global movement reaching tens of millions of students in 180+ countries.

 

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Lightbot offers an easy way for kids to learn concepts like loops, if-than statements, and the like, without typing or coding.

 

MadewithCode.com was started because increasingly more aspects in our lives are powered by technology, yet women aren’t represented in the roles that make technology happen.  Made with Code hopes to inspire girls to see that code can help them pursue their passions.

 

 

 

Explore a Minecraft world through code on code.org

 

 

Scratch is a free programming language and online community where you can create your own interactive stories, games, and animations.  Note:  Scratch does not work on tablets but young students can use the ScratchJR iPad app or Android app.



 
 
is curriculum and training for using short stories, novels and film to teach the fundamentals of computer programming .
   You can check out their free Sample Lesson:  “The Lady or the Tiger?”
 
 



Studio.code.org is home to online courses created by Code.org.
 


Tynker.com is a creative computing platform where millions of kids have learned to program and built games, apps and more. Tynker offers self-paced online courses for children to learn coding at home, as well as an engaging programming curriculum for schools.