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Drag, Drop and Block it. Scratch 1 — Code Club World Projects. Terrapin Home Page. National Initiative for Cybersecurity Careers and Studies (NICCS) In addition to traditional classroom work, learners can use a variety of online tools and games.

National Initiative for Cybersecurity Careers and Studies (NICCS)

Educators can utilize multiple education platforms, and students learn both within and outside the classroom. Cybersecurity Games: While completing formal coursework can be a great way to learn to program, playing online games can also allow users to learn programming skills. This is an interactive, fun way for students to learn the foundational skills necesaary for a career in cybersecurity. Click on any of the games below to start learning today. Programming Resources: From designing web pages to building mobile applications to developing databases, students learn to program in a variety of ways. Building Blocks, Robots, and Video Games: One day students are playing a game and the next they are developing it! Minecraft (link is external) - Minecraft is a game about building and placing blocks.Build Your Own Blocks (aka SNAP!) Open Courses Outside the Classroom: Edutopia. According to, 90 percent of parents in the U.S. want their children to learn computer science—it will be crucial for many jobs in the near future—but only 40 percent of schools teach it.


Critics claim that it is mainly the more affluent schools that offer computer science courses, thus denying those who attend poorer schools the chance to learn necessary skills. A focus on STEM is not enough: also reports that while 70 percent of new STEM jobs are in computing, only 7 percent of STEM graduates are in computer science. It is imperative that savvy schools begin to focus some STEM resources on computer science and programming. In my opinion, parents of every student in every school at every level should demand that all students be taught how to code. They need this skill not because they’ll all go into it as a career—that isn’t realistic—but because it impacts every career in the 21st-century world. Pear Deck. Made with Code_Google. Game Maven from Crunchzilla.

<h2>Game Maven from Crunchzilla is an interactive tutorial that lets anyone experiment with coding and write a few games.

Game Maven from Crunchzilla

<p> Game Maven from Crunchzilla uses Javascript. Please enable Javascript if you want to play with Game Maven. Otherwise, Game Maven will not be able to play with you. </p><p></h2> Hello, I'm Game Maven! Hello and Getting Started Lesson 1 BACK How to Play | Lesson Sections | About | FAQ | Terms of Use | Privacy | Contact | © 2015 How to Play Game Maven from Crunchzilla is the third and most advanced programming tutorial in the Crunchzilla series. Code Maven from Crunchzilla. Scratch - Imagine, Program, Share. Anybody can learn. Learn Objective-C. Join GitHub. TouchDevelop. Inside Search – Google. Front Page. The First Lady of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and ITU Child Online Protection Champion, Dame Patience Goodluck Jonathan celebrates the winning team of the just concluded Technovation Challenge in Nigeria.

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She applauded the feat of these young girls who developed a mobile app to track traffic offenders in Nigeria. The team were also presented to the European parliament( on 25th of April by the Secretary General of ITU, Dr Hamadoun I. Touré; who also presented them with the Tech Needs Girls Awards. Codecademy Releases Its First Educational App, A.K.A. My New Subway Time Killer.

Although I write a lot about apps and Internet stuff, I never really learned to code.

Codecademy Releases Its First Educational App, A.K.A. My New Subway Time Killer

I threw the “really” in there to soften the blow, but the fact is, I straight up don’t know how to do it. I started learning at one point in middle school, but my high school didn’t push CS, and by college I spent all of my waking hours writing for the student newspaper or reading books written by dead white guys. So it just never happened. But it’s on my to-do list. I swear. Today Codecademy made its first foray into the app space and released an intro to coding course designed to take less than an hour to complete. The launch was timed to coincide with Computer Science Education Week, one of the goals of which is to get 10 million students in the U.S. to take an hour of coding. Codecademy for iPhone will eventually be its own independent learning platform, CEO and founder Zach Sims said. The app is meant to be a super-easy onboarding ramp to future coding.

Some of the questions seem ridiculously easy. Hour of Code Offers Coding Tutorials from Bill Gates, Zuckerberg, Etc. Learn. Play, Design & Code Retro Arcade Games Grades 2+ | Blocks CS First Unplugged Grades 2-8 | Blocks, Unplugged, Scratch Discover Python with Silent Teacher Grades 6+ | Python codeSpark Academy with The Foos: Create Games Pre-reader - Grade 5 | Blocks Dance Party Ozaria: Your Journey Begins Grades 6+ | JavaScript, Python AI for Oceans.