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Swirl: Learn R, in R. Your Students Should Be Coding (Five Sites to Get Them Started) Creative Commons Licensed Image Source “More important than the utilitarian function of filling job vacancies, though, is the pedagogical value inherent in coding.” “21st century learning” – it’s one of the hottest terms in education.

Your Students Should Be Coding (Five Sites to Get Them Started)

The elements range from student-centered learning and accountability to technology and real-world application. Chief among the tenets is that students must be prepared for the collaborative, technology-rich workforce. But some of these skills can be tough to come by. More than the utilitarian function of filling job vacancies, though, is the pedagogical value inherent in coding. Tynker Premium - Learn to code. Create, Publish & Monetize HTML5 games. Google CS First. Best Programming Tutorials. Google for education: 4 herramientas para enseñar a los niños a programar. Minecraft for Educators - Canvas Network. Starts January 26, 2015 The course will introduce you to Minecraft and MinecraftEDU, setting up your own server, Managing classes, creating context and subject specific materials and contain example lesson and curriculum plans for you to use.

Minecraft for Educators - Canvas Network

Our course is for anyone who is interested in using Minecraft on your platform of choice to help others to learn. You could be a Teacher in Primary school looking to get kids interested in History, or a High School Teacher looking to run lunch clubs in coding and crafting, or maybe you are a parent who is home-schooling their child and would like to use the power of their favourite game to get them interested in writing fiction. AppInventor.org: Democratizing App Building. Learn to Code and Become a Software Engineer. Games for Programmers. Ejemplos, documentación y piezas. Traductor de Google. Code.org. Education Week. 5 librerías JavaScript para hacer juegos en HTML5.

Los videojuegos han fascinado a la humanidad desde tiempo inmemoriales (bueno, quizás sea desde hace unos 60 años) y siempre despiertan pasión tanto en los jugadores como en los creadores.

5 librerías JavaScript para hacer juegos en HTML5

Con el poder de cómputo de los ordenadores de hoy en día y las grandes capacidades de nuestros navegadores, no hay por qué pensar que la web es un ambiente aislado para este mundo. Ya anteriormente les habíamos presentado algunas herramientas para crear videojuegos sin saber programar, pero si eres un desarrollador web que ama jugar -y crear- seguro apreciarás estas 5 hermosas librerías que puedes usar para crear juegos en JavaScript usando HTML5. Impact.js Impact.js, o simplemente Impact, es una de las librerías más populares para crear videojuegos usando JavaScript. Wisten - Wordpress One Page Parallax Theme. WordPress 3.9 Ready Wisten is a 100% responsive Wordpress One Page template.

Wisten - Wordpress One Page Parallax Theme

Wisten is perfect for creative agencies, digital studios personal freelancers, photographers Design and HTML development by GoldEyesHTML version link can be found here: HTML Template Features. Teach Coding in the Classroom: Resources from ISTE '14. I was super excited to attend Hack Education (originally called “EdubloggerCon”), an all-day unconference held the Friday before the formal start of ISTE 2014.

Teach Coding in the Classroom: Resources from ISTE '14

This interactive day of learning, now in its eighth year, was touted to me as the event to attend in Atlanta, and it did not disappoint. The informal, small-group conversations were inclusive and welcoming. Pixel Press Floors - Pixel Press. > Pixel Press Floors app – You’ll need an iPad to “Create-from-Paper” and play – and you can create directly in the app just like you would on paper using touch or a stylus with our “Draw-In-App” tools.

Pixel Press Floors - Pixel Press

> Paper, Pencil & our Sketch Guide (optional) – Print the free Sketch Guide at home (visit projectpixelpress.com to download the PDF) and take a picture of what you create with your iPad’s camera. The glyphs you draw (for example an “x” is a spike and a “+” is a coin) are transformed into gameplay objects. From there you can apply a design to the element, test it, and play it. It’s that simple, and once you learn the glyphs, you’ll be creating like a pro. Full instructions on how to create can be found in our Sketch Guide and How-to Videos at projectpixelpress.com. iOS 7.0+ CodeHS. 12 free coding tools and apps. Language: Introducing Knowledge-Based Programming. Programming eBooks. TouchDevelop. FreshBrain.

Anybody can learn. LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Fix the Factory. Circuit Coder. ChipBots. 10 Best Responsive Parallax WordPress Themes. Parallax is when things look to be at a different position when viewed along different sightlines.

10 Best Responsive Parallax WordPress Themes

It’s one of the biggest trends in 2013, gaining immense popularity after Apple announced iOS 7 with parallax backgrounds. Now, the trend continues with iOS 8 and Mac OS X Yosemite. Codi Animations. BotBat. Light-bot Hour of Code. Willow - A One Page Multi-Purpose Theme. Version 1.3 out now!

Willow - A One Page Multi-Purpose Theme

Willow offers a clean simplicity in perfect harmony with arresting aesthetics and is guaranteed to impress any audience. Make iOS, Android and Flash Games with Stencyl. Build Worlds If you're used to graphics editors like Photoshop, you'll feel right at home in the Scene Designer.

Make iOS, Android and Flash Games with Stencyl

Familiar features, such as a selection tool, zooming, grid-snapping and flood fill, will help you quickly craft complex worlds out of Actors, Tiles and Terrain. Create Actors Drop in graphics from your computer to create Actors on the fly. Then use Stencyl's Actor Editor to tweak your Actors' appearances, behaviors and physical properties, and to get them ready for showtime. Browse Game Assets When it comes to game development, most of us aren't Jacks of all trades. Codea. Learn to code from the ground up! Cato's Hike Lite: A Programming and Logic Odyssey.

Treehouse: Learn Programming and Design. Hackety Hack! Game Design Engine, Make Games for iPhone & Android - GameSalad. Scratch - Imagina, Programa, Comparte. Squad: Collaborative Code Editor. ¿En qué consiste? – Programamos. ¿En qué consiste?

¿En qué consiste? – Programamos

José Ignacio Huertas Fernández El proyecto comenzó hace unos años cuando nos encontramos con la herramienta Scratch gracias a la Campaña por la alfabetización digital promovida en el Reino Unido. En ese momento, con un poco de escepticismo, nos planteamos si podría introducirse esta herramienta en las clases de Informática Aplicada (4º de ESO). Después de mucho trastear, jugar e investigar, consideramos que podría ser una buena idea y comenzamos con el desarrollo de este proyecto. Para ser sinceros, en ese momento aún no éramos conscientes del cambio que esta iniciativa iba a producir en nuestras aulas. La idea inicial fue trabajar con la herramienta Scratch en nuestras aulas para que alumnado aprendiera a programar a través del desarrollo de videojuegos, aunque posteriormente se han ido añadiendo más herramientas de la familia, como App Inventor, Snap o Scratch Junior, que permiten adaptar este trabajo a otros niveles y disciplinas.

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