Teach students how to create videogames with Kodu Game Development.
6 weeks/18 hours
This course uses the simple, icon-based, educational programming language developed by the Kodu Game Lab to teach core components of computational design such as conditions and actions. Seeing the commands they have selected come to life as a playable game on their computer screen builds students’ confidence and interest in computer programming. This class promotes problem-solving skills, reasoning, and deduction, It builds the students’ confidence.
Multimodal, dynamic, and interdeisciplinary Kodu is all about exploration and creativity. Students learn coding fundamentals while bringing in their own personalities.
Students learn coding fundamentals like issuing sequential instructions and building logic structures to carry out specific tasks.
Students build and explore worlds while developing hand-eye coordination and practice with mouse and keyboard.