What is coding? Coding is another term for computer programming or software programming. Coding is the method of giving instructions to a computer to perform a certain task. The instructions that you give your computer are communicated using a language that only computers can understand. These languages include visual blocks, Java, Python and C Learning.
Did you know that learning how to code can improve in your problem-solving abilities and critical thinking skills? Did you also know that if you learn how to code it can give you more career opportunities in the future?
Here are some awesome websites that you can use that can help you learn how to code.
Scratch Ages 8-16 Free
Scratch is a free block coding website for kids, developed by the MIT Media Lab. Scratch is its own programming language and consists of graphical blocks that snap together.
Code.org Studio Ages 4-14 Free
This website is a non-profit organization that has a series of four courses that teach computer science fundamentals. Each course is made up of a series of puzzles, videos, and activities that teach the principles behind computer science.
Blockly Ages 8+ Free
GameBlox 13+ Free
GameBlox is a block-based programming site for making games online for web and mobile devices. It allows anyone to develop games that you can play online and on your mobile phone.
Codecademy 13+ Free. A PRO track is available for a monthly subscription.
Khan Academy 13+ Free
VidCode 11+ Limited free access. Tiered annual subscriptions.