ROCKINGHAM COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS TECHNOLOGY  — TECH TOOLKIT

Popular websites for student coding

Name

Description

Notes

Hour of Code

No account needed, however students can save their progress if they create an account

https://code.org/learn

Tynker

Free play options available for all grade levels.  Educator resources and saving progress are only available with a paid account

https://www.tynker.com/

Scratch

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).

https://scratch.mit.edu/ (computer)

Ipad free app

Scratch Tips and Tutorials

Items available via Tammy Stone for checkout through an ITRT

Item

Description

Notes

Ozobots

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.

Ozobot Website

Finches

Program the finch robot to move using 7 differnet languages (Scratch, Snap!, LabVIEW, Python, Processing, Greenfoot, or Java)

Finch Website

Makey Makey

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.

MakeyMakey Website

12 available for checkout

3D Printer

www.makerbot.com

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.

Little Bits

http://littlebits.cc

Create circuits with electronic building blocks that snap together using magnets. No soldering, wiring, or programming needed to create circuits.

Tinkercad

https://www.tinkercad.com/

https://projectignite.autodesk.com/

Design 3-d files using this intuitive online program.

Using Project Ignite, teachers can create classes with step-by-step design lessons for students.