- Coding on iPads or Chromebooks in class during stations is a great way to keep the work going.
- Set up a coding bingo card for your class and have students code different programs, apps and coding modules to fill in the card.
- Sphero are such a natural next step for Hour of Code and coding in general. Blue tape on the ground is the easiest way to build a Sphero track and have kids code. Create different levels of difficulty and make sure they always code with a buddy, Sphero is much more fun with a buddy!
Khan Academy has been around for years and their coding lessons are really awesome! All the tutorial videos are on YouTube and it's a great way for kids to self pace their learning in school or at home!
GoldieBlox is a great follow-up to Hour of Code on the iPad. GoldieBlox is a STEM based game that has kids code in a story format. GoldieBlox add different complexity and levels to code, so much fun!
Osmo is amazing for so many reasons and we really love their Coding game. The coding kit is $49 and really gives the younger kids awesome hands-on experience with putting code together, check it out!
Codeacademy is amazing for those kids who are ready to jump up the next level with coding. Codeacademy is free, it's designed with different levels so kids can progress through the modules and they have many testimonials from adults who've made career changes into programming from the skills they've learned.