With coding and the algorithm, children are one of the 21st-century skills; they gain the ability to look at the problems from different aspects, produce solutions, think analytically, think systematically and creatively, and offer the shortest solution suggestions. When students understand the logic of the algorithm, they realize that everything happens in a certain order. Coding is not only limited to computer science, but it is also very important in terms of interdisciplinary interaction.
Many developed countries that have realized the importance of the skills of our age such as algorithmic thinking, analytical thinking, critical thinking, problem-solving, and design-oriented thinking has made a radical change in their education systems on this path. Countries such as the USA, England, France, Finland, Germany, South Korea, Israel have added coding lessons to their education curriculum from the primary school to acquire these skills with early coding education for the training of new individuals equipped with 21st-century skills.
The chart below "the European Computer Training Report" 'You can see the comparison according to the UK and Turkey. As can be seen in the report, Coding education is given compulsory from the 1st year in England.
- To be able to set up an algorithm
- Analytical thinking based on computational thinking
- To find solutions for problems in the shortest way
- Ability to look at events and problems from different perspectives
- Systematic and creative thinking
- Learning a real programming language
Our Teaching Method
Our students try to complete the tasks by collecting the foods that seem on the stage with the help of our cute characters in Kodris. In some of our mission scenes, our auxiliary characters seem in some of our scenes, and our challenging characters appear and play a role in completing the missions. In our game-based learning platform Kodris, the solution of each task is automatically checked and scored according to the "Three Stars" application. According to this practice, our students, who have reached the correct answer in the shortest time, are entitled to receive three stars.
In Kodris, there are two modes: block mode and code mode that students can use when solving tasks. While these two modes work simultaneously, the block mode allows the working student to see the text code of the block called, while the coding mode also provides support from the block mode in the parts where the working student has difficulty. While real coding is done with code mode, the algorithm sequence, which corresponds to the code, is automatically created by the system under the block mode tab. In the block mode, while the students create the necessary algorithm, the real code corresponding to it is automatically created by the system under the code mode tab. In this way, your students will have learned the loops, variables, functions, conditions and many more of the Python language.
Thanks to the Python programming language, which is one of the most suitable coding languages for beginners in coding education, our students can develop any kind of software regardless of the platforms used. Thanks to the Python language, which is one of the most popular languages today, which has an easy-to-write and easy-to-understand syntax, our students love to learn to code.
Information Technologies and Software coursebook published by the Ministry of National Education in September 2017 prescribes the teaching of the Python programming language.
According to the research conducted by IEEE.ORG, the best programming language of 2019 was Python.
We see that many developed countries offer early coding education to children from the first grade to gain 21st-century skills. Our children between 7-16 years old can have these gains by having fun with Kodris.Free Trial