Teacher Review for CodeCombat

Good bridge to real coding.

Edna V.
Media specialist/librarian
Crestwood Elementary School
Cresco, United States
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My Grades 3, 6
My Subjects Arts
My Rating
Learning Scores
Engagement
Pedagogy
Support
My Students Liked It Yes
My Students Learned Yes
I Would Recommend It Yes
Setup Time 5-15 minutes
Great for Creation
Further application
Homework
Individual
Knowledge gain
Practice
Small group
Student-driven work
Teacher-led lessons
Whole class
Great with Advanced learners
General
Low literacy
Special needs
How I Use It
I use it as independent work during my sixth grade tech class. It allows students to advance at their own pace and be independent learners.
My Take
So far the students like the aspect that it is real coding vs. Blockly. We will dig deeper into the coding language next semester.