Programming

Recommendations and curriculum resources for teaching programming to kids in Grades 1-12. Tips for programming using Scratch Jr, Scratch, HTML, and Python.

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A Beginner’s Guide to the Value of Computational Thinking

What Is Computational Thinking?  Computational thinking is the skill of solving problems by breaking them into smaller, easy-to-handle parts. It’s like splitting a big puzzle into smaller pieces to make it easier to solve. This ability can help students to learn problem-solving, mirroring how computers approach challenges. So, it’s like a clever way of ‘thinking’ […]

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Easy Game Development Techniques that Empower Kids

Young students enthusiastically learn game development techniques through coding. But they need to have an age-appropriate learning platform designed for this purpose. This is where TechnoKids comes in with the innovative TechnoArcade curriculum, tailored especially for elementary grades 3 to 6. The TechnoArcade project instills confidence and helps students build coding skills by using Scratch

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Game Design for Kids: Scratch Programming with Easy Teacher Resources

Can beginners learn basic coding and design games for their friends? Yes! TechnoKids has a cool program called TechnoRace to teach game design for kids in grades 3 to 6. This project develops programming skills and builds confidence in coding. Also, it shows students how to use Scratch, an easy tool for beginners, to make

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Get to Know the Three Phases of Game Development

Consider phases of game development when planning a programming curriculum unit. This framework provides a learning experience that simulates the real-world. For this reason, divide game development tasks into three phases: pre-production, production, and post-production. Now, it is important to realize that there is little agreement on how many phases are in game development. Some

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How To Add Comments To Scratch Coding Projects

Teachers, are you assessing your students’ Scratch coding projects? How do you know that they understand the code that they have written? Here’s a quick tip to have your students demonstrate their learning: ask them to write brief comment notes in Scratch. In this way, they will confirm that they recognize the function of the

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