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CodeMonkey's k-8 curriculum

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CODING PATHWAY

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Coding Courses for Kids

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Block-based coding

Pre-K & Kindergarten

CodeMonkey Jr. is for your youngest learners. This app teaches kindergarteners the basics of coding with a progression of gaming challenges. Using blocks, students will build a set of visual coding instructions to help lead a monkey to a treasure chest.

Grades / Min Age: PreK-1st (4+)
Challenges: 120, divided into 4 courses.
Lessons: 29, 35min each; 2 semesters. Includes videos.
Devices: Desktops/laptops/tablets/iPads
Prior Experience: None
Programming Language: Blocks

         BLOCK BASED coding for kids

1st & 2nd Grade

Beaver Achiever is great for stimulating young students to learn essential coding skills. Your students will use coding blocks to help the friendly beaver complete different tasks in its natural habitat.

Grades / Min Age: 1st-2nd (6+)
Challenges: 115 challenges. Includes quizzes.
Lessons: 23, 45 min each; 4.5 months / taught 1x per week. 
Devices: Desktops/laptops/tablets/iPads
Prior Experience: None
Programming Language: Blocks

    .   BLOCK BASED coding for kids

3rd - 5th Grade

Coding Adventure is a game-based environment where students learn to code in CoffeeScript as they help a monkey catch bananas. The course provides an easy entry into text-based coding.

Grades / Min Age: 3rd-5th (8+)
Challenges: 210 challenges; additional 210 practice challenges. Includes quizzes.
Lessons: 48, 45 min each; 3 semesters / taught 1x per week. Includes videos. 
Devices: Desktops/laptops/first 175 can be played on tablets/iPads
Prior Experience: None
Programming Language: CoffeeScript

        text based coding for kids         COFFEESCRIPT for kids

3rd - 5th Grade

Dodo Does Math’s highly engaging challenges offer students a memorable way to practice math as they code in CoffeeScript. In each challenge, students need to help the dodo get to her eggs by utilizing real-world coding and math skills.

Grades / Min Age: 3rd-5th (8+)
Challenges: 60, divided into 3 courses.
Lessons: 9 all together (3 for each course).
Devices: Desktops/laptops/tablets/iPads
Prior Experience: First 30 Coding Adventure challenges.
Programming Language: CoffeeScript

        text based coding for kids         COFFEESCRIPT for kids

3rd - 5th Grade

Digital Literacy courses will introduce students to the different aspects of computers and how to use them. It will also teach students how to behave safely in the digital world. In each lesson, the students will learn a new subject by following a guided course, play various games that use the knowledge they just learned and answer review questions to demonstrate their knowledge on the topic. 

Grades / Min Age: 3rd-5th (8+)
Courses: 2 Courses (16 lessons per course).
Devices: Desktops/laptops/tablets/iPads
Prior Experience:  None

5th - 6th Grade

After completing the game design courses, students will get to execute every stage of the game-creation process with Game Builder – from choosing their own backgrounds to programming the rules of their games. 

Grades / Min Age: 5th-6th (10+)
Exercises: 91, divided into 3 courses.
Lessons: 19, 45 min each; 1 semester / taught 1x per week. 
Devices: Desktops/laptops
Experience: Basic coding knowledge
Programming Language: CoffeeScript

       text based coding for kids         COFFEESCRIPT for kids

5th - 6th Grade

Welcome to the amazing world of Data Science made just for kids! Get ready to explore how to collect, store, and show data in super cool ways! This awesome course teaches you different ways to look at data and make it easy to understand. Each lesson they’ll learn something new with our helpful guided course, play fun games that use what they’ve learned and show what they know by answering review questions! 

Grades / Min Age: 5th-6th (10+)
Lessons: 16, 2 creation lessons. 1 semester.
Devices: Desktops/laptops/tablets/iPads
Prior Experience: None


5th - 8th Grade

Covering crucial AI concepts from ethics to practical applications like image and language models, prompt engineering, machine learning, supervised and unsupervised learning, reinforcement learning, neural networks and more! Experience model training using image and pose models, then turn that knowledge into action by creating your very own games using the models you have trained! 

Grades / Min Age: 5th-8th (10+)
Lessons: 16, 3 creation lessons. 1 semester.
Devices: Desktops/laptops/tablets/iPads
Prior Experience: None


7th - 8th Grade

Banana Tales is a comprehensive coding course where students use Python to move a banana to a baby monkey by clearing a path and overcoming obstacles along the way. 

Grades / Min Age: 7th-8th+ (12+)
Challenges: 150, within 2 courses. Includes quizzes.
Lessons: 22, 45 min each; 1.5 semesters / taught 1x per week. Includes videos.
Devices: Desktops/laptops
Prior Experience: None
Programming Language: Python

       text based coding for kids        python for kids 

8th Grade+

With its chatbot interface, easy-to-read instructions, and real-world programming, Coding Chatbots is the perfect project-based solution for older students. In Coding Chatbots, students learn Python  and chatbot interface elements as they program a real chatbot to host a popular guessing game.

Grades / Min Age: 8th+ (13+)
Exercises: 74
Lessons: 22, 45 min each; 1.5 semesters / taught 1x per week. Includes videos. 
Devices: Desktops/laptops
Prior Experience: None
Programming Language: Python

       text based coding for kids        python for kids 

1st Grade and Up!

Monthly Activities are 1 WEEK ONLY✨ games that change monthly! It’s a fun way for kids to get a special bonus coding course related to the current holidays! All holiday course activities are on the Game Builder platform using block-based coding. Available for Schools, Home, and Trial users!

Length: Exercises in the course change every month.
Grades: Great for beginners and advanced coders!

      BLOCK BASED coding for kids 

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