Accessible and inclusive learning
Coding Mentor Shawn Phua is deaf. But this does not stop him from learning and even teaching coding, computational thinking, design thinking and robotics classes in Brisbane, and delivering the Digital Technologies curriculum.
How to make real impact on digital literacy
Teaching digital literacy is a contrast to the traditional academic education model and results in education that leads to empowerment and lifelong learning. We can develop children who are curious, engaged and creative and grow to become change makers, innovators and creators by focusing on creating lifelong learners, outcomes first then tools and technology creation not technology consumption.
Bring Your Scratch Skills to the Next Level
There are so many exciting games you can make as advanced Scratch Coders. With breadth and depth in computer programming skills, the sky’s the limit with game design. Here are some of our favourite games for advanced level coders.
Children meet and learn about robots
Students, parents and teachers from Bulimba State School visited the ARC Centre of Excellence for Robotic Vision (The Centre) at QUT, Gardens Point Campus. The Centre is the world’s first centre that focuses on creating robots that can see.
Term 1 starts tomorrow – Thank you to our Coding Kids family
Term 4 starts tomorrow and we want to send a big thank you to all the schools, libraries and organisations that we have worked with us this year. The Coding Kids team is looking forward to finishing the year off with a bang.
Want extra ideas for your coding clubs?
Here are some of the activities we do at our Coding Kids clubs: program with Scratch, program with Python, program mBot, program Lego Mindstorms EV3, and build digital solutions with Makey Makey.
Year 5-6 students completed Demo Day and the winner is…
Demo Day is short for demonstration day where Startups demonstrate their end product. Students presented their Scratch computer game, then we all voted and the winner was …
Tell your school principal, we want Coding Kids!
If you would like your school to introduce the Coding Kids program to students, there are a few but important details that your school principal may be interested in finding out.