How to Make a Game on Scratch

How to Make a Game on Scratch Coding skills come quickly for kids who learn on Scratch. Not only is it an entry-level, highly visual, easy-to-learn programming language, but it’s rewarding for kids to be able to create, customize, and play their own games.  Created by the MIT Media Lab, Scratch projects help kids learn… Continue reading How to Make a Game on Scratch

How Minecraft Teaches Coding

How Minecraft Teaches Coding With its colorful characters and immersive open world gameplay, Minecraft is one of those games that grabs kids’ attention in a flash. But it’s more than just a game; it’s also an incredible teaching platform to help students learn about computer programming. TheCoderSchool uses the Minecraft Education Edition to teach coding… Continue reading How Minecraft Teaches Coding

Why High-Quality 2D Games Sell Much Better Than High-Quality 3D Games- And Why There’s A Lack Of Them

By Ethan S., Age 15 If you think about some of the best selling indie (independent developer) hits, you’ll probably come up with a list that includes “Hyper Light Drifter,” “Undertale,” etc.; this is due to the fact that high-quality 2D games perform really well. However, there is a relative lack of memorable 2D games… Continue reading Why High-Quality 2D Games Sell Much Better Than High-Quality 3D Games- And Why There’s A Lack Of Them

When Programming Errors Lead To Video Game Glitches

Not everyone is perfect, including our friendly neighborhood video game developers, who sometimes don’t catch the programming errors in a game during test plays before it’s released to the public. Programming is hard, and these glitches can result in some seriously funny and downright inexplicable occurrences. Here are our favorite glitches from video games that… Continue reading When Programming Errors Lead To Video Game Glitches

Next Level Coding: 10 Fun Video Games for Coders

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Learning about coding will give you the tools to make a video game, but did you know playing games can teach you to code? It’s true! While some may simply contain stories inspired by the world of coding, others teach players how to code with problem solving, critical thinking, and of course fun. Ever since… Continue reading Next Level Coding: 10 Fun Video Games for Coders

3 Things You Should Know About Coding

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Coding is growing more popular in schools, with classes offering small glimpses into the world of computer languages to teach more kids about technology. Maybe you’ve heard about coding, but still don’t know too much about what it does or takes to be good at. If you’ve thought about learning to code but want to… Continue reading 3 Things You Should Know About Coding