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Code on the go with Samsung & micro:bit Dot here! I’ve come up with a fun new game you can play together with your micro:bit, just in time for Jax’s birthday party. It’s my very own code-master spin on ‘Pass the Parcel’, with the micro:bit as a parcel. Except this parcel can decide for itself whether you’re passing it on...or dropping out! Here’s how to play 1. Cody & Roby Cody & Roby is the name of a new series of DIY games that provide the easiest way to start playing with coding and robotics at any age, without computers, tablets or smartphones. Download your DIY starter kit! Roby is a robot who executes instructions, Cody is a coder who provides instructions. At the beginning there are only three instructions: move forward, turn left, and turn right. Each instruction is represented by an arrow drawn on a card. During a game Cody selects a card and passes it to Roby, who moves on a chessboard accordingly.

Das eigene Programm ausprobieren - Codebug angetestet: Bug mit Feature Wer sein Programm testen will, muss es nicht sofort auf den Codebug herunterladen. Stattdessen steht ein Emulator zur Verfügung, mit dem das Programm getestet werden kann. Es läuft zwar langsamer als auf dem Codebug selbst, funktioniert aber ansonsten genauso wie das Original. 12Blocks Products > 12Blocks 12Blocks is an intuitive, powerful environment for programming popular robots. It’s a visual language that makes programming as simple as drag-n-drop. Hundreds of blocks support everything from reading sensors to integrating with the Robot Operation System. 12Blocks provides rich graphical debugging tools and guided tutorials to make both novice and expert programmers successful. Download Purchase Getting Started

Graphische Programmierumgebungen (IDE) für Arduino – LXRobotics Der normale Ansatz zur Programmierung ist über die Standard Arduino IDE (Aktuelle Version 1.0.6), die wir alle kennen, (manche von uns auch) lieben und hassen gelernt haben. Die Programmierung erfolgt dabei textuell, als Programmiersprache kommt C bzw. C++ zum Einsatz. Das Problem dabei ist die textuelle Programmierung, welche trotz der umfangreichen Funktionsbibliothek, die bereits eine Vielzahl von häufig in der Mikrocontroller-Programmierung benötigten Funktionen bereitstellt, dennoch eine Eingangshürde für Personen ohne Programmier-Vorbildung darstellt. Computer Coding Game No Computer Needed Superhero Activity A computer coding game is a really fun way to introduce the basic concept of computer coding to young kids. Even better if you make it a superhero computer coding game! Plus you don’t actually have to have a computer, so it’s a cool tech-free idea. This homemade coding game was pretty easy to set up and can be played with over and over again with any type of pieces. Use superheroes,LEGO, My Little Ponies, Star Wars, or whatever you have to learn a little about programming.

Code Maven from Crunchzilla <h2>Code Maven gets teens excited about programming. It is an interactive tutorial where anyone can experiment with learning to code. <p> Code Maven from Crunchzilla uses Javascript. Please enable Javascript if you want to play with Code Maven. 15+ Ways of Teaching Every Student to Code (Even Without a Computer) 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.

28 Tools to Learn Computer Programming From edshelf by edshelf: A discovery engine of websites, mobile apps, desktop programs, and electronic products for teaching and learning. Teaching primary and secondary students how to program has become a hot topic lately. Even people like United States President Barack Obama to actress Angela Bassett to music artist Shakira have spoken about the value of computer programming in an initiative called Hour of Code. With good reason too. Technology is a major part of our lives.

FEATURE: The Maze Coder Introducing students as young as 5 to the concepts of computer science can be challenging but also immensely rewarding. Though blockly-based platforms like Scratch and Hopscotch can prove too tricky for them, there are a wide range of apps available that introduce youngsters to sequencing, algorithms and simple computational thinking. From Daisy the Dinosaur to Lightbot and The Foos (my favourite for use with Foundation Stage students) the choice is excellent and the touch screen interface helps to streamline the process for those getting their very first taste of coding. Rather than start with an app though, I like to start with something more practical when first introducing computer science concepts in KS1. This could mean using floor robots to sequence a series of steps or perhaps something unplugged that takes a more kinaesthetic approach.