codeSpark Academy: Kids Coding

codeSpark Academy: Kids Coding

By codeSpark

  • Category: Education
  • Release Date: 2014-11-03
  • Current Version: 2.26.00
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • File Size: 166.52 MB
  • Developer: codeSpark
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 9.0 or later.
  • App Ratings:
    4.5/5 ( 5,760 Reviews)
  • Price:
    Free
codeSpark Academy: Kids Coding App Ratings: 4.5
4.5
Total 5,760 Reviews

codeSpark Academy: Kids Coding App Description

codeSpark Academy with The Foos is the #1 learn to code program for kids 4-10! Our award-winning app has introduced over 20 million kids in 201 countries to the ABCs of computer science. codeSpark Academy uses a patent pending "no words" interface to teach the basics of computer programming through a variety of interactive learning activities including puzzles, games, step-by-step creative projects, game design and offline printables – all of which can be monitored by parents. “My 5 year old does not want to stop playing this. He caught on very quickly!” “My daughters are 6 and 8 and this is their new favorite game. Now they want to be programmers!” KEY FEATURES: * Kids learn key programming concepts and use them to code their own projects in the Game Maker. * Personalized daily activities based on your child’s progress. * Subscription app with new content every month. * Word-free. Anyone, anywhere can play. * Curriculum developed based on collaboration with and research from MIT, Princeton and Carnegie Mellon. * Perfect for pre-readers, ELL students and kids with reading and focus-related challenges. * Supports 3 individual child profiles. * No collection of your child’s private data. * No advertising or micro-transactions * No written communication between players or external parties. * No commitments or hassles. Cancel at any time. PRESS & AWARDS: codeSpark teaches basic computer programming skills — "the ABCs of coding"— with no reading necessary - NPR "[codeSpark Academy] is easy to learn, full of playful characters and it's easy to experiment." - Children's Technology Review "Most appealing to me as a parent was seeing how my children enjoyed working together on the puzzles" - Parents' Choice Awards *** 2016 American Assoc of School Librarians - Best Apps for Teaching *** 2016 Kidscreen Awards - Best Learning App for Kids *** *** 2016 KAPi Awards – Best App or Product for Younger Children *** *** 2015 Parents’ Choice — Gold Medal *** *** Apple Editor’s Choice & Top Educational App *** EDUCATIONAL CONTENT: codeSpark Academy is inspired by visual programming languages such as Scratch from MIT, Alice from Carnegie Mellon University and other ‘beginner’ programming languages like Logo, SmallTalk, and Squeak. Our word-free interface allows anyone, anywhere to play. They’ll master core computer science concepts such as pattern recognition, problem solving, sequencing, algorithmic thinking, debugging, loops and conditionals. Our Game Maker allows kids to put programming concepts to work by designing and coding video games. Creations can then be played and remixed by other coders around the globe. DOWNLOAD AND SUBSCRIPTION: * Download and try free for 7 days. Trial offers the full codeSpark Academy experience for a limited time. Subscription is $7.99/month * Payment will be charged to iTunes Account once free trial period is over * Subscription automatically renews unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24-hours before the end of the current period * Account will be charged $7.99 for renewal within 24-hours prior to the end of the current period * Subscriptions may be managed by the user and auto-renewal may be turned off by going to the user's Account Settings after purchase * Any unused portion of a free trial period, if offered, will be forfeited when the user purchases a subscription to that publication, where applicable Privacy Policy: https://codespark.com/privacy Terms of Use: https://codespark.com/terms FOR EDUCATORS: codeSpark Academy is FREE for teachers, librarians, and verified non-profit educational institutions. codeSpark Academy was voted top choice by teachers and librarians for introducing computer science in elementary schools. Additionally our FREE teacher dashboard allows educators to track student progress and turn on and off parts of the app. ABOUT CODESPARK: codeSpark is delivering computer science education to kids in over 200 countries by turning programming into play.

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codeSpark Academy: Kids Coding App Reviews

  • Not working

    5
    By qawsedrftgyhukolpi
    With the new update, some of the items don’t work. The first item is the doors. When I played a few games (to make sure that they all did that) I had all the jems but they didn’t open. Usually, the doors would open but they didn’t. It said I had all the jems or coins but it wouldn’t open. Next thing is the blocks. I don’t know what they are called but, they are like a block that is cut in diagonally. When I step on them they are just clear. When you try to step on it, it’s not stable.
  • Code spark

    5
    By jdihdihuoduhiouhdiouhoidhuoi
    This game is awesome and amazing
  • The food

    5
    By kjfnvjfnjnfj
    I love the foos so much for the code and learning🦄. From Amelia
  • Mostly Great

    4
    By Nemurineko-chan
    So far the app has been pretty good. It does occasionally crash for no reason but that’s been a minor issue. I do wish there was some sort of explanation of the various pieces you can “buy” with the coins you earn in-game, as it is sometimes confusing what they are. Even a single explanatory word above each menu would not be out of place, and you could still keep the picture icons for the kids who can’t read yet.
  • ANNOYING GLITCHES

    3
    By nrgrgdrth
    As of the year of the pig update all ramps cannot be moved or coded in the level maker. And, while playing any game, the player cannot make contact with ramps. Instead of touching the ramps, the foo passes through them like a ghost. Please fix so I can fully enjoy the foos again
  • Terrible

    1
    By vyhcjyfyjfuvjjufjycjygj
    Bad
  • A Teacher’s must have!

    5
    By TimKnorr
    I’m a teacher and this is truly the best coding app out there. It’s engaging, student friendly, with a range of difficulty from simple sequencing to full game development. My students love CodeSpark!
  • Great App for teaching coding!

    5
    By Elf322
    I love this App!! I’m using codeSpark to teach coding to my early grade students and they love it!! I love that the app can be used on iPad 2 as those are the only iPads we have. It’s very simple to set it up and the students love getting on the app.
  • Colorful and Engaging!

    5
    By GBoston52
    My K-1 students and I love learning to code using the Foos! They love solving the coding puzzles and meeting new Foos as they move to new levels! We were very excited to see the full web version offered to schools and that it was free to educators! This program is fantastic!
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    5
    By BeckyFarrow
    I loved coding games and stuff!😀

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