Teacher Review for Code.org

Great way to get kids excited about programming.

Kris E.
District Technology and Blended Learning Coach
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My Subjects English Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, Arts
My Rating
Learning Scores
My Students Liked It Yes
My Students Learned Yes
I Would Recommend It Yes
Setup Time Less than 5 minutes
Great for Creation
Knowledge gain
Student-driven work
Great with Advanced learners
Low literacy
Special needs
How I Use It
Students all across my school district worked on code.org for an hour each day for a week. In all of the classrooms my colleagues and I visited during this time, we saw high levels of engagement from students, and excitement about programming. Some teachers used it as a stepping stone to teach students more about programming.
My Take
I really like code.org as a teaching tool to help kids understand that they can code. They can understand how computers work and feel more confident in STEM areas.