Try AgentCubes Online for the Hour of Code!
Join the thousands that are already creating and sharing 3D games during the Hour of Code. Learn to code by making a 3D Frogger game using AgentCubes Online. An indexed tutorial video makes it easy! See if you can finish in an hour, but if not, keep working. Then share your game on our Arcade with your friends.
The Hour of Code is an activity during Computer Science Education Week December 9 – 15, 2013. Teachers, classes and students can participate! Learn more at csedweek.org and help introduce 10 million students to the joy of Computer Science. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter or Edmodo to get the latest news on this exciting event. See us in the press:
We are pleased to announce the National Center for Women in Information Technology (NCWIT) is now offering "AgentCubes in a Box" - a complete example curriculum that introduces Computational Thinking with our Scalable Game Design process! Students use the freely downloadable version of AgentCubes program to make a working 3D Maze Craze game. This easily-downloadable guide takes you through all the steps!
A great article on Scalable Game Design's success in Broadening Participation in the CSTA Voice Newsletter, Research Review "From Games to STEM - A Sustainable Path to Broaden Participation" on page 6
The Scalable Game Design Summer Institute 2013 was a full success. 49 teachers attended. Watch a project teacher talk about his experience with AgentSheets and Art in the classroom.
Dr. Alex Repenning delivered the Keynote Speech, entitled "Programming is Hard and Boring: addressing cognitive and affective challenges in Computer Science education" at the Rocky Mtn. Conference of the Consortium for Computing on Fri. Oct. 12th. For more information, go to page 2 : http://www.ccsc.org/rockymt/
Raising the ceiling on Computational thinking tools: this Boulder Camera article is about using AgentCubes to teach programming in Boulder Prep High School.
Lowering the Bar to Computer Science: a great report from KUNC showing students in Fourth grade learning computational thinking with AgentSheets!
Dr. Alex Repenning, Computer Science Professor and CTO at AgentSheets, joined Tamara Hudgins (Girlstart), Virginia Mcarthur (Zynga), Ward Tisdale (AMD) and David Gerding (Columbia College) at the talk/panel of the "Gaming Tools Kids Want to Use" at the SXSW in Austin, March 13. Join the conversation about authorship, identity, creativity, and the tools kids use for developing serious and social games.
2012 CS4HS participants at the Google offices in Boulder, CO
Our 2012 Summer Institute for Teachers in June was a roaring success for the iDreams Project and kickoff for CE21! Check out our facebook photo album here.