“A computer science education is literacy for the 21st century,” ~N.Y Mayor Bill De Blasio. If you want to get your kids started with coding, check out codeSpark Academy with The Foos – Coding for kids.
The best time to get your kids introduced to coding is when they are young. I’m talking about kids in the age group of 4 to 9. And you can introduce your child to coding with the fun codeSpark Academy – Coding for kids app.
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It teaches kids all the basics of computer programming through a variety of interactive learning activities. The app features puzzles, games, step-by-step creative projects, game design, offline printables and more. Here’s a little more about the app.
codeSpark Academy with The Foos – Coding for Kids is an award winning app from 2014 that has been downloaded by over 4 million kids across 201 countries. Its latest update to version 2.08.00 brings a fresh new look and characters to make learning coding so much more fun.
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Kids can now enter Loony Lair, home to the candy loving science Professor Loony Bubbles. She’s got some interesting inventions in her lab and she’s all ready to help you learn to code them into some games. The new version includes 8 new stickers and programmable items that will be useful in the Game Creator.
The codeSpark Academy curriculum is designed with collaborative and research efforts from MIT, Princeton and Carnegie Mellon. The lessons are all word-free so anyone can learn. The learning concepts include:
- Problem Recognition
- Critical Thinking
The Foo Studio lets kids put programming concepts to work by making video games and programming cartoon characters to act out written stories. Coders from around the world can re-use content created by others to churn out fresh new content.
Key Features of codeSpark Academy with The Foos
- Learn key programming concepts.
- Use learned concepts in unique projects in Foo Studio.
- Offers personalized daily activities based on learning progress.
- Fresh, new content added every month
- Supports 3 kid’s profiles.
- The app does not collect any child’s private data.
- There are no IAPs or micro-transactions and advertisements.
codeSpark Academy is free to download and try for a limited time. To get the full value of the app, you need to pick up the subscription pack, which will cost you $7.99/month. The app is free for educators including teachers, librarians, and verified non-profit educational institutions.
Give your kids the digital edge today by encouraging them to code the fun way. It may just be the education that will give them the competitive edge tomorrow.
Click the link below to give the app a try. Note: Requires an account sign up.
Price: Free | $7.99/month | Download Link : Get it Here
If you’ve used the app, be sure to tell us what you think of it.