Popular websites for student coding
Hour of Code
No account needed, however students can save their progress if they create an account
Free play options available for all grade levels. Educator resources and saving progress are only available with a paid account
No account needed on Ipad. Cant share games on Ipad but good for learning basics.
Account is needed if you use Scratch on the computer. Users can copy, edit, share, and create games using building blocks (code).
Items available via Tammy Stone for checkout through an ITRT
Use markers to create line codes for these little bots to run on. Have students create a board game, travel through a setting of a book, a timeline, or a racetrack.
Program the finch robot to move using 7 differnet languages (Scratch, Snap!, LabVIEW, Python, Processing, Greenfoot, or Java)
Turn everyday objects into touchpads and combine them with the internet using a two-sided circuit board. Any object can become a key to interact with a game or activity on the computer.
12 available for checkout
Bring small 3-d files to life with this replicator. Download pre-designed files from Thingiverse.com or have students design their own 3D items with programs such as Tinkercad.
Create circuits with electronic building blocks that snap together using magnets. No soldering, wiring, or programming needed to create circuits.
Design 3-d files using this intuitive online program.
Using Project Ignite, teachers can create classes with step-by-step design lessons for students.