“The College Board now offers AP Computer Science class for high schooler.” – U.S. News
Like to play video games? Why not create one! Once the students completed their fundamental programming concepts, students can further their coding experience by learning how to create games.
– Create Characters
– Design Game menus & interfaces
– Explore the essential game design principles
Minecraft (Python)Minecraft is a game where you dig (mine) and build (craft) different kinds of 3D blocks within a large world of varying terrains and habitats to explore. In this world the sun rises and sets as you go about your work, gathering materials and making tools.
Python is a computer programming language. It is easy to learn, and can be used to write all sorts of computer programs. People use Python to build games, online tools, and websites.
GameMaker is designed to allow its users to easily develop video games without having to learn a complex programming language.
Bloxels is not just another tech-enabled toy. It’s a hands-on, brains-on, creativity and technology experience. Bloxels uniquely unlocks students’ innate creativity by leveraging something they love: video games.
Tynker is an educational programming platform aimed at teaching kids how to make games and programs. Instead of typing the source code, you visually drag blocks of code and snap them together.