Zulama

Computer Science Short Courses


Description
Computer science courses applicable for grades 5 - 9, including

Essentials of Coding
Coding with JavaScript
Artificial Intelligence
Coding with GameMaker
Gamestar Mechanic Game Design
Web Design
Arcade Game Design

All of these courses have some level of coding. There is a specific course activity for each course. Following Section 1, click on the course you are interested in earning a badge.

PD Hours: 20/class

Content
  • How to Use This Training
  • Section 1
  • Getting Started
  • Best Practices
  • Rubrics
  • Section 2
  • Essentials of Coding Course Overview
  • Essentials of Coding Activity
  • Essentials of Coding Survey & Badge
  • Section 3
  • Coding with JavaScript Course Overview
  • Coding with JavaScript Activity
  • Coding with JavaScript Survey & Badge
  • Section 4
  • Artificial Intelligence Course Overview
  • Artificial Intelligence Activity
  • Artificial Intelligence Survey Badge
  • Section 5
  • Coding with GameMaker Course Overview
  • Coding with GameMaker Activity - Getting Started
  • Zulama Invaders Overview
  • Displaying the Score
  • Enhancing Game Balance
  • Finishing the Game
  • Coding with GameMaker Survey & Badge
  • Section 6
  • Gamestar Mechanic Game Design Course Overview
  • Gamestar Mechanic Game Design Activity
  • Gamestar Mechanic Survey & Badge
  • Section 7
  • Web Design Course Overview
  • Web Design Activity
  • Web Design Survey & Badge
  • Section 8
  • Arcade Game Design Course Overview
  • Arcade Game Design Activity
  • Arcade Game Design Survey & Badge
Completion rules
  • You must complete the units "Getting Started, Best Practices, Rubrics"
Prerequisites