"Software that teaches students computer programming in a 3D environment"
"How to" guides for Alice 3
Create a path for the turtle to follow to get to the pond using symbol blocks
Code Combat Learn to code by playing a game. Set up a free account or use as a guest (progress not stored)
Kidsruby is a downloadable product which teaches children to programme using code.
Run Marco - very simple to follow. Uses blocks to build code from very simple to more complex.Unity needs to be installed on the computer to run the activity on line -
CodeAcademy html coding course
How to set up and run your own Code Club
MinecraftEdu requires licenses to run. Discounts available to school institutions
Levels can be adjusted according to age. Starts simply but becomes more complex as students progress
Google CS First Coding Club - A set of 8 activities to build using Scratch
Robots In The Present - videos from ABC splash
Bitsbox - learn coding whilst creating simple apps which can be used on a "virtual tablet" Scanning the generated QR code with a tablet device will allow it to be played on iPhones and iPads
Blockly starts with very simple snap together blocks and moves students through to finally writing Java based script
"Help Bot, the world’s most adventurous robot explorer, get un-stuck in Flatverse! Plus, learn how to build a computer game from scratch. "
Snap - drag and drop visual programming
Simple activities to learn basic coding using script. Lots of levels
UNIT the Robot
Control UNIT the robot by writing a programme
Erase All Kittens
Edit the code in order to be able to play the game
Lego Bits and Bricks
A nice simpple website for younger students. Very simple drag and drop blocks to solve problems
ABC Splash Coding
Lots of links and coding videos
Rapid Router - use symbols to programme the car through various challenges. Lots of levels and skills covered. Progresses onto Python programming
or for Middle School use
Crunchzilla Code Maven
for High School
Trinket - an hour of Python uses python code to programme a turtle to perform a variety of tasks.
5 courses on coding using Python which may be accessed without logging in. Just click the skip button orContinue the Course at the top of the page
Khan Academy - Hour of Code
A series of tutorials to introduce html coding
Khan Academy - Intro to JS computer programming
Thimble by Mozilla
Edit the scripts to create your own projects.
Super Hero Coding Game - no computer needed
Coding A Lego Maze - free printable mazes and no computer needed