Think & Coding

Hour of CODE challenges

Chose your own difficulty level.

  1. LightBot Jr Although it seems simple, Light-Bot foreshadows some interesting aspects of more sophisticated computer programming. Difficulty level Medium
  2. Kodable. Beginner easy platform coding practise.
  3. Disney Code challenge. Use Scratch like coding to solve the problems faced by Moana, just like in the movie. Difficulty level Easy to Medium
  4. Minecratft coder Program animals and other Minecraft creatures in your own version of Minecraft. Difficulty levelEasy to Medium
  5. Watch the video before you Programming Robozzle.  Then choose one to solve. Difficulty level Hard.
  6. Code by Maths do the first example and run. If you like this coding language scroll down and select Lessons Page. Difficultly level Medium to Hard.
  7. Pencil code Entry level coding. Easy to Medium
  8. Google CS Use CS coding language to create games, draw and other thinks. Explore the free activities. Easy to Medium
  9. When you've learned to code try the Sandbox. This will allow you to apply what you have learned. Difficulty level here is VERY Hard.
  10. Drawing in code: Java Script with Kan Academy Difficulty level: High
  11. Crack the number code Beginner Very Easy
  12. Write your first code. Simple introduction into coding with  Code. org Difficulty level: Easy
  13. Mrs. B recommends TURTLE ACADEMY. More than just fd 60... real text based coding. Do the course or just play around. All levels. Draw your own pictures from basic to more complex with code.
  14. Tynker: Choose the coding game and level that suits you eg Unicorn or Arcade shooter. Difficulty level: Easy to Medium
  15. Assoterted challnges from Code.org Choose what you'd like to explore n
  16. New hour of code from Code.Org Difficulty level: Easy to Medium
  17. Code Combat. Learn to code as you play. Choose the type of code you wish to learn. Difficulty level: Hard
  18. Zombies Course 3 Difficulty Level Medium ( Tip: At the end of each section right mouse click to get to the next section.)
  19. Erase all Kittens Medium. HTML coding Must use the Chrome browser
  20. Artist Difficulty level: Medium
  21. Unit the robot Difficulty level: Easy
  22. Python Gaming language. Grok.com. Skip the sign up and go straight in to experiment and program. Difficulty level: High
  23. Design an App. Set your sprite and then program. Difficulty level" Hard
  24. Code the elves. Easy
  25. Hour of code Official site
  26. More advanced coding in HTML and others

Go beyond the Hour of code. Check these out 

 

Mrs B flipped lesson coding and programming 2015 for year 6s

 

 

Additional programming activities and tutorials to explore

 

Kid Friendly Programming languages List of alternatives

 

App Inventor  Build a real app for a phone. You can test it a variety of ways even with a computer simulated version


DO A COURSE https://studio.code.org/

 

 

Using SCRATCH check out SCRATCH HELP

Don't forget about KAHOOTZ!!!!!! Check itout on Edustar

 

HTML Coding. Discover how web sites and games are made!

http://www.w3schools.com/html/

 

http://www.landofcode.com/html-exercises/

 

Copy and paste script into a HTML creation App eg Expression Web and edit the script to make a game

 

Put games into your web page code

 

Other thinking activities to get the Brain working related to coding

 

Brush up on your detective code skills with Central Intelligence Agency

 

Or just practice you spy skills with the help of the CIA

 



 

There are 100s of coding languages. Find out about them here

 

 

About thinking itself

 

How good is grey matter? Brain teasers for memory and Brain teasers for sound memory

Explore your brain functions with these brain busting exercises

for more barin workouts go to Brain food

BRAINAre you left or right brained? Take this test and find out

Hemispheric Dominance Inventory Test
Hemispheric Dominance Inventory Test to determine if your left or right brain hemisphere is dominant. For use with psychology

 

quizhttp://www.mindtools.tased.edu.au/default.htm

http://www.mindtools.tased.edu.au/ppt_vba/default.htm PPT slide show explianing why we need to apply and use a range of thinkers tools in education and learning.

http://www.mindtools.tased.edu.au/ppt_vba/Johnny_s%20day%20at%20the%20Zoo.pps

http://www.lea.co.nz/thethinkbag/

http://www.kurwongbss.eq.edu.au/thinking/thinking.htm

http://www.edhelper.com/teachers/graphic_organizers.htm?gclid=CI-FmszXuosCFQgQYQodD3uD0w

 

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