Coding Apps on the SCDSB Airwatch iPads

App

Grade

Scratch Jr App 

Activities and assessment ideas on the ScratchJr website.  

Kindergarten & Up

(pre-readers welcome)

Swift Playgrounds from Apple

Everyone Can Code: Teacher Guide - accessible on iBooks (we are working on a solution to have iBooks available on SCDSB iPads)

Junior

Intermediate

Secondary

Tynker

Tynker Hour of Code

Age 9+

The apps that support Dash and Dot in the classroom:

*Note: a Dash robot is required for the apps to work

Go - basic controls of Dash and Dot (drive the robot on adventures)

Path - program Dash to follow a path and go on adventures

Blockly - learn to code with graphical blocks – make your own programs for Dash and Dot

Xylo - program Dash to play the xylophone (xylophone attachment required)

Wonder - students can learn to code through challenges

Kindergarten

Elementary

Osmo Coding 

*Note: an OSMO is required for the app to work

Kindergarten

Primary

Junior

Tickle App works with Dash and Sphero Robots

Kindergarten

Elementary

Secondary

Hopscotch Make your own games!

Hour of Code Resource

Junior

Intermediate

Secondary

Sphero

*Note: a Sphero is required for the app to work

Junior

Intermediate

Secondary

SPRK Lightning Lab - http://edu.sphero.com/ 

*Note: a Sphero is required for the app to work

Junior

Intermediate

Secondary

Sphero Draw N’ Drive

*Note: a Sphero is required for the app to work

Junior

Intermediate

Secondary

Sphero Golf

*Note: a Sphero is required for the app to work

Junior

Intermediate

Secondary

Box Island

https://boxisland.io/ 

*first 10 levels are free

Primary

Junior

Intermediate

The Foos Coding 5+  

Program lovable Foos to solve puzzles.

Lesson Plan

Teacher Notes for Hour of Code

K and up

(pre-readers welcome)

Kodable 

Kodable Hour of Code Resources

Teacher Resources

Elementary

Lightbot is a game that asks players to use programming logic to solve puzzles!

Lightbot Hour of Code Resources

Elementary

Daisy the Dinosaur

Animate Daisy to dance across the screen.

Elementary

Bee-Bot

Elementary

(age 7+)

Dynamic Art Lite

Instructions

Tutorial

List of Blocks

Examples

Ages 9-11

PBS KIDS ScratchJr

With PBS KIDS ScratchJr, kids can create their own interactive stories and games featuring their favorite characters from Wild Kratts, Nature Cat, WordGirl and Peg + Cat! The storytelling possibilities are endless with this creative coding app.

Ages 5-8

Learn more about coding and tips for getting started: SCDSBcode.blogspot.ca 

Request a new app for SCDSB apps: http://bit.ly/HelpdeskRequestApp 

Questions: Marci mduncan@scdsb.on.ca