GameMaker: StudioGameMaker: Studio caters to entry-level novices and seasoned game development professionals equally, allowing them to create cross-platform games in record time and at a fraction of the cost of conventional tools! In addition to making game development 80 percent faster than coding for native languages, developers can create fully functional prototypes in just a few hours, and a full game in just a matter of weeks. Key Features GameMaker: Studio Feature ComparisonTeaching Kids to CodeEvery era demands—and rewards—different skills. In different times and different places, we have taught our children to grow vegetables, build a house, forge a sword or blow a delicate glass, bake bread, create a soufflé, write a story or shoot hoops. Now we are teaching them to code. We are teaching them to code, however, not so much as an end in itself but because our world has morphed: so many of the things we once did with elements such as fire and iron, or tools such as pencil and paper, are now wrought in code.
Interest-Driven Elementary Coding Curriculum (Free)This free, interest-driven curriculum includes projects and resources designed specifically for elementary coders and coding educators with little or no coding experience. BootUp's curriculum (link) includes projects and resources designed specifically for elementary coders and coding educators with little or no coding experience. We currently have lesson plans and resources for 40 ScratchJr. projects and 30 Scratch projects, all freely available on our website.