Coding Club Resources

​        Coding Club Resources

Coding on the computer or with hands-on materials is a great way for students to learn about computers, problem solving, and critical thinking.  Listed below are some resources that encourage students to have fun while learning about coding!

Websites:
     https://code.org/
     https://scratch.mit.edu/

     https://www.khanacademy.org/computing

     http://lightbot.com/
         
- this is the site where you can purchase the game app for your tablet or computer

Podcasts:
    
Brains On: “How Does the Internet Get to Us?”:
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http://www.brainson.org/how-does-the-internet-get-to-us/

Hands-On Toys:  These toys are fun for older kids and adults as well!
    
“Fisher-Price® Think & Learn Code-a-Pillar™”
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Ages recommended are 3-6 years old
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“Learning Resources STEM Code & Go Robot Mouse Activity Set”
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Ages recommended are 5 and up
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“Ozmo Coding Set” used with iPad
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Ages recommended are 5-10 years old
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“Ozobot”
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Ages recommended are 6-15 years old
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ThinkFun Code Master Programming Logic Game"
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Ages recommended are 8 and up

 Books:
     Lift the Flap Computers and Coding
         Online resources and games that go with this book: 
                   
http://www.usborne.com/quicklinks/eng/catalogue/catalogue.aspx?cat=1&loc=uk&area=S&subcat=co&id=9570
         
         Written by: Rosie Dickins
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Published by Usborne Publishing Ltd. In 2015
    
Coding for Beginners using Scratch
         Written by: Rosie Dickins, Jonathan Melmoth, & Louie Stowell
         
Published by Usborne Publishing Ltd. In 2015

Movies that promote computer science and perseverance:
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“Big Hero 6” (2014, Disney) [PG]