Students learn the fundamentals of programming and design through Stencyl's visual programming language. The Stencyl web site contains six simple lessons that include student activities, teacher notes and example code. Students are guided through building simple games to learn the basics of coding. Stencyl is free for students to download for personal use and classroom sets of Stencyl are available for purchase.

Additional details

Year band(s) 5-6, 7-8
Content type Tools for learning
Format Apps
Core and overarching concepts Implementation (programming)
Technologies & Programming Language​s other programming languages
Keywords Systems thinking, Computational thinking, Game design, User-centered design, Computer games, Algorithms, Programming, Loops, Conditional statements, Game creation



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