Learning to Code for Beginners

Coding Activity: Mission no.1 Properties
February 28, 2020
In this coding activity, you’ll use code to build your own fuzzes and explore fuzz properties and values. A property is a feature or characteristic, belonging to something.
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Coding Activity: Snow Day PB&J
January 30, 2020
School is cancelled and the kids are home. Sledding is a great activity to get the kids out and moving on a snow day, but here's a simple coding activity to get your kids thinking.
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4 Ways To Do the Hour of Code with Kodable
November 18, 2019
Every year in December, millions of kids around the world participate in the Hour of Code to celebrate CS Ed Week in honor of Admiral Grace Hopper who was an early computer programmer and created the first computer language compiler.
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12 Questions on Coding and Startups at Kodable
February 7, 2017
A couple months ago, one of our longest-tenured Kodable users sent me an email for a student in her class. She wanted to learn more about computer science, problem solving, and startups, and had a few questions she wanted to ask me.
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Code your Back to School Procedures!
August 16, 2016
An elementary classroom without clear procedures for daily routines means chaos. As you head back to school and get your classroom operating like a well-oiled machine, consider including some coding concepts to make it fun.
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Learn to Code: New Sequence Activity
October 16, 2015
Teach your students the fundamentals of sequence with our new fuzzFamily Fever activity! Worksheets and directions are included and available for download below. Happy coding!
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Teacher of the Week: Polly Meissner
September 24, 2015
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Introducing Kodable Teacher of the Week : Episode 1
September 3, 2015
Teachers are absolute rockstars and the world doesn't hear enough about it. We know how hard our teachers are working to get their kids coding and developing 21st Century skills and want everyone else to know, too.
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How I Taught Myself to Code: Cures for the Common Code
September 12, 2014
In Part One of our series, I told you about how I came to teach myself programming. In Part Two I detailed exactly how I did it. In this final installment of our 3-part series on teaching yourself to code...
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How I Taught Myself to Code: Avoiding the Cliff
August 29, 2014
In the first part of this series I told you about my introduction into the world of programming. Now, I will give you a step-by-step account of exactly what I did to learn!
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How I Taught Myself to Code: Hello World!
August 22, 2014
There are so many resources out there for learning to code these days that it can be next to impossible to know where to start. As the sole programmer for Kodable (for now - we’re hiring!), I am completely self-taught.
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Coding for Kids | 5 Reasons to Teach Kids to Code
July 7, 2014
Thinking of teaching kids to code or planning a coding curriculum? At Kodable, we believe coding is a huge part of every kids future. Here are 5 reasons we think it coding is so important!
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