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Game Coder Online
Online course for 3rd - 5th and 6th & up

Your students love playing computer games, think what a blast they’ll have learning to program their own games. In this teacher-led online course, students will learn how to create sprites, objects, events, and actions, while using drag and drop programming. Your students will create exciting, professional-looking games they can play and share with their friends.

Must have access to a Window 10 or higher computer (NOT Mac compatible) and have minimal experience using a computer.
Package Details

Yearly Subscription Cost: $499          District or Multi-Course Discounts Offered

This course provides a great follow-up from Game Creation 101 or can serve as a first introduction to video game making for grades 3rd – 5th or 6th and up. This project-based learning course will allow you to guide your students through step-by-step programming as they build their own games from start to finish. They will learn essential programming terminology and skills as they create an arcade-style shooting game with characters, bosses, health, bonuses, multiple levels, and more. The students that complete this course will have a basic understanding of the mechanics of programming, the process of building a game, problem-solving and attention to detail.

This 12-week, instructor-led, online course can be used in whole or in part. It is written as a stand-alone course and can be used as a supplement to your current STEM classes or as an after-school course or summer learning opportunity.

Your purchase gains you online access to everything you need for your chosen course. Each course package comes with a teacher guide, step-by-step lesson plans, worksheets, software downloads, and programming resources. Lesson plans and teacher’s guide can be easily downloaded or printed for use depending on the instructor’s preference.

*The subscription to the license for this course is limited to the students and teachers within your school (or district if district license purchase) and can only be utilized on the assigned campus during your subscription period There is no limit to the number of students or teachers that can utilize the course during the subscription period. Please review our Subscription Terms for complete term details.
Brainy Bytes curriculum follows the newest generation of ISTE, (International Society for Technology and Education), standards for students. Each of our curricula will expose students to technology and at least one other curriculum topic area (i.e., Science, Language Arts).

The following ISTE standards can be found throughout Brainy Bytes curriculum:

1C – Students use technology to seek feedback that informs and improves their practice and to demonstrate their learning in a variety of ways.
1D – Students understand the fundamental concepts of technology operations, demonstrate the ability to choose, use and troubleshoot current technologies and are able to transfer their knowledge to explore emerging technologies.

2B – Students engage in positive, safe, legal and ethical behavior when using technology, including social interactions online or when using networked devices.

3D –Students build knowledge by actively exploring real-world issues and problems, developing ideas and theories and pursuing answers and solutions.

4A – Students know and use a deliberate design process for generating ideas, testing theories, creating innovative artifacts or solving authentic problems.
4B – Students select and use digital tools to plan and manage a design process that considers design constraints and calculated risks.
4D – Students exhibit a tolerance for ambiguity, perseverance and the capacity to work with open-ended problems.

5D – Students understand how automation works and use algorithmic thinking to develop a sequence of steps to create and test automated solutions.

6A – Students choose the appropriate platforms and tools for meeting the desired objectives of their creation or communication.
6B – Students create original works or responsibly repurpose or remix digital resources into new creations.
6D – Students publish or present content that customizes the message and medium for their intended audiences.

7B – Students use collaborative technologies to work with others, including peers, experts or community members, to examine issues and problems from multiple viewpoints.
7C – Students contribute constructively to project teams, assuming various roles and responsibilities to work effectively toward a common goal.
Technology Requirements
Game Coder is taught on GameMaker which is a PC based program. The install instructions are provided in your teacher’s guide.

School/teachers will need to select a virtual online classroom platform. Make sure it is one that provides easy screen share options for all participants.

System Requirements
Windows 8 or later
NOT MAC compatible
Approximately 400 MB of free hard drive space

Teacher & Parent Guide
1 Teacher Laptop
Headphones and mic (optional but recommended)
Game Samples (included)
Class files and images (included)
Prezi walkthrough “Recipe of a Good Game” (included)
“Out of the Box” coding worksheet (included)
Out of the Box activity supplies
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Individual or Group Training
(Onsite training available depending on location and number of participants.)
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