A recent case study on teachers’ perceptions before and after taking the 21st Century Coding Pedagogy online course shows that participants’ confidence levels about teaching coding increased. They felt better equipped to teach coding, although they did not get any additional training on coding content knowledge.
Related to a recent training program with participants from Malaysia and Hungary, I prepared a research study about how attending our course would change the participants’ perceptions and attitudes towards their own role as a coding teacher. Sign up to receive full details.
In preparation for the nationwide roll-out plan of coding & robotics announced by President Cyril Ramaphosa and the department of basic education, forward-looking schools are already running coding courses in classrooms.
We taught programming&working-life skills to students in Malaysia using project-based learning approach entirely online. Experiences and results now available via a case study.
Is gaming a waste of time? The future of the game industry looks bright. Being a consumer of games can awaken the passion to work in the field some day. Introducing game development in education can motivate children into STEAM subjects. In this article, we look at game development in K-12 education and focus on Unreal Engine 4 (UE4).
Code School Finland was in charge of the assessment for the biggest coding competition in Shanghai, the Shanghai Youth Coding Competition. On stage 1 of the competition, students from grades 1-9 participated in Scratch competition. Scratch is a graphical programming environment which is especially suitable for younger students. Middle and high school students had also […]
Coding is creative self-expression and so is Artificial Intelligence (AI). In order to make sure our students and children understand AI, we must ensure that our teaching practices focus on children’s own interests and creative ideas.
Code School Finland runs a programming course for Treacher Methodist Girl’s School, a public secondary school in Taiping, Perak, Malaysia. During the 12 lesson course the participating middle school students learn basics of textual programming and practice working life skills in a fun and innovative way.