Meet our Newest Coding Champs!
Here at Coding Kids, we are so proud of how much progress our students make in every coding session they take part in. Whether they are a beginner who is starting on their coding journey or a confident coder who wants to continue to expand…
5 principles of learning to code
Learning to code involves learning an approach to problem solving where we break down complex problems into a series of smaller, achievable problems to solve and use trial and error to identify a suitable solution to each problem. Our problem solving approach requires resilience and a delicate balance of being methodical and creative.
What is the point of STEM toys?
I was recently asked to complete a survey for STEM educators regarding the benefits of STEM toys. Here are my thoughts.
Coding is for everyone. Now available in Auslan.
Learning to code is for everyone. Coding is a tool that enables you to build your own projects. We want to make coding classes accessible to everyone because it is such a powerful and enabling tool. Learning to code is now available in Auslan and many other signed languages.
Premier’s Coding Challenge – Hints and Tips
Premier’s Coding Challenge – Hints and Tips Interested in the Premier’s coding challenge? The Premier’s Coding Challenge is a Queensland-wide competition for students in Years 3-10. To take part in the competition, you must code and create an interactive digital solution to help peers and…
Libraries, centres of coding and robotics
Libraries, centres of coding and robotics For many regional communities, libraries are the hub for knowledge, communication and now also learning about coding and robotics. Local children are able to access equipment and workshops to learn about becoming digital creators and innovators. Bulloo Shire…
Security, Linux, & Hacking Games
Welcome to the world of Cyber Security! Did you know that businesses pay good guys to try and hack their security systems? Ethical hacking is a way of finding weaknesses in cyber security systems, and is instrumental in helping companies and individuals bolster their cyber…
Monkey Maze Game Tutorial
Recommended for a Year 5 class. Access the original game here. Teach your year 5 class how to make a maze game using coding blocks and achieve the learning outcomes for Digital Technologies. It’s fun to play and even more fun to build. The aim of…
Tips for winning the Maze Rescue Challenge at Robocup Junior
This weekend, we — Elnaz and Emily — were judges at Robocup Junior Queensland for the Rescue Challenges. We oversaw two divisions: the Line Follow Rescue, and the Maze Rescue. Last year we gave you tips and tricks for the Line Follow Rescue Challenge; this year, the Maze Rescue Challenge was a new addition to Robocup Junior. From having watched many teams compete at many Maze Challenges, here are our tips and tricks for winning in 2018.
What’s on these holidays 2023
Happy New Year! Are you looking for something fun to do these holidays? We have a wide range of programs designed to give your kids the opportunity to learn about programming, innovation, collaboration, and creative thinking! We have a variety of options for you, so…