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.
|Year band(s)||5-6, 7-8|
|Content type||Tools for learning|
|Core and overarching concepts||Implementation (programming)|
|Technologies & Programming Languages||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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