Exciting news from Kodable HQ! After finishing up some major updates to Kodable Web, we are ready to release our new Teacher Dashboard! As of this moment, our new Teacher Dashboard is live and available for Public Beta in your Kodable Teacher Account.
To start using the new Kodable Dashboard, follow these instructions:
1. Visit Kodable.com
2. Log into your Teacher Account
3. Click on link in the header to try the new dashboard!
4. Presto! Welcome to your new Teacher Dashboard!
What’s new on the Teacher Dashboard?
Our new Kodable Teacher Dashboard is loaded with a ton of new features to help you with get the most out of your Kodable Curriculum.
View CCSS Standards in Progress and Completed
You can complete many CCSS standards using Kodable. Take a look at what standards your students are working on, and which ones they have completed.
View Lessons Completed
Quickly glance at your class’ progress and see what lessons they have yet to complete.
Manage Administrator Access
Kodable School account holders can now easily manage their school’s Teacher Accounts from a single page.
View Assignments and Curriculum Resources
Introducing the new Kodable Curriculum! Learn Sequence, Conditions, Loops, Functions, and Debugging using Kodable’s learning guides, unplugged activities, video tutorials, and lessons.
View and Edit all of your students
Quickly view and edit all of your students in every class from a single page.
Stay tuned for more updates coming soon!
Did you miss a #KidsCanCode Chat? Do you have a question that you think we may have answered in one of our #KidsCanCode Chats? Well, I have great news for you…we have an entire archive of our past chats! And they are now super easy to find!
Skim through some of our previous chats for resources, or check out/contribute to the #KidsCanCode Community Google Doc!
Don’t forget to join us every Tuesday at 8pm EST for #KidsCanCode!
A BYOT plan can be challenging. However, Michael Mills outlines some essential ideas for successfully using the power of technology for learning, regardless of your school’s budget. (via MindShift)
Instead of traditional activities at camp this summer, these young Girl Scouts designed and constructed a cabin for their entire staff. (via CBS13 Sacramento)
Sam Patterson has never met a teacher who began teaching because of what they didn’t know. Experienced in English, rhetoric, and poetry, Sam is now a K-5 technology teacher that encourages us to put aside our fears, and reframe technology as a medium. (via My Paperless Classroom)
Offering “pay what you want” enrollment and utilizing a BYOT plan, Digital Harbor has been able to offer young students the opportunity to become active producers of technology this summer. (via Philadelphia Public School Notebook)
This year, Great Britain begins its mandatory programming curriculum. What does this mean for coding in the United States? Christopher Mims explores how established and available online curriculums can effectively serve both teachers and students. (via Wall Street Journal: Digits)
Interested in learning more about programming in the classroom? Join us on Tuesdays at 8pm EST for our #KidsCanCode Twitter Chat!
After a bad perm that left her with thinning hair at the age of 11, Jasmine created her own successful line of all-natural hair products, and has discovered a love of computer science and robotics. (via Huffington Post)
There are many obstacles facing students and teachers striving for programming education. Read how these students and teachers are refusing to wait for systematic changes, and are moving towards grassroots development. (via San Jose Mercury News)
As computer science becomes more available and prevalent to students, both kids and their parents are seeing programming as a beneficial skill and talent, as well as an excellent career option. (via Los Angeles Times)
After participating in the Engineering Fair, Amber Barron realized that the best way for her to help her fellow students through the same process was to develop her own curriculum. (via Huffington Post & KUTV2 News)
Ever wonder how Lean Startup methods can be applied to education? Steve Blank outlines how this is not only possible, but necessary. (via Huffington Post)
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