Learning how to code has many benefits for kids. As the world becomes more dependent on technology, the need for computer programmers and software developers will only continue to increase. Kids who know how to code are preparing to compete in a competitive job market. However, the promise of a job in the future may not be enough to get kids interested in learning to code. These 11 tools to teach kids how to code are designed to make learning to code engaging, entertaining and relevant.
Wider Levels & Scrolling. When you create a game in Cocos2d, your screen measures 960 pixels wide on iPhone4+ and 2048 on iPad. If we want him to move farther to the right then we need to make the level bigger.
There's a lot of buzz out there about STEM - not only in the realm of teaching and learning, but in terms of job growth and potential, too.
According to the Smithsonian Science Education Center (the makers of the handy infographic), People who understand science and technology are smarter, more competitive, more productive, and more engaged global citizens.
Colleen Lewis, a doctoral student in Education at Berkeley, has created a series of 22 fun worksheets that teach kids how to program with Scratch. The worksheet questions are put in such a way as to make students think and explore on their own. The material is presented in a kid-friendly manner--colorful and rich with Scratch images and labeled diagrams.
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Helios is an open-source framework that provides essential backend services for iOS apps (Helios: Open-source framework providing essential backend services for iOS apps (Data sync, user accounts) http://t.co/l4ZKsYsZFr