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.
Why we use game design to learn how to code
There are sometimes parental concerns about the current trend in children’s computer education being centred around games. However, don’t underestimate the power of computer games and play.
Parents, it’s easy to start a code club at your school
Have you heard about coding clubs at other schools? Do you want to start one at your child’s school? Starting an after-school coding club run by parent-volunteers is easy. Here is 5 steps to get one up and running.
Produce your own animation movie
It’s not just games. You can also use Scratch to program and produce your own animation movie. Your mini-movie can be about fictional stories but you can also use Scratch to animate research projects such as a mini-documentary about the water cycle or lions in the Serengeti.
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…
Scratch 3.0 Features
Have you heard the news? Scratch 3.0 is here! Both the online version and the downloadable offline editor for the newest version of Scratch were released on 2 January 2019. With the release of Scratch 3.0, however, a number of people are wondering what kinds of cards…
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…