Teacher Review for Codecademy

Wonderful tool for students learning to code

Kelly K.
Classroom teacher
Eastern High School
Ada, United States
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My Subjects English Language Arts, Math, Science, Arts
My Rating
Learning Scores
My Students Liked It Yes
My Students Learned Yes
I Would Recommend It Yes
Setup Time 5-15 minutes
Great for Creation
Further application
Knowledge gain
Student-driven work
Great with Advanced learners
Special needs
How I Use It
In my Computer Information Systems class, some students wanted to code, while others wanted to focus on other topics. In order to meet the needs of different students I decided to use Codecademy for those wanting to learn how to code. It was a wonderful decision. Students can move through lessons at their own pace while staying engaged during each step of the process.
My Take
Super easy-to-navigate interface that allows users to choose a path and work at his/her own pace. My students have felt accomplishment from day one of using this site. They really like how they get immediate feedback when they finish a lesson. The lessons build upon one another, so they keep applying what they learn and continue gaining new skills.