The Basic Code curriculum is a great way for students to build their accuracy learning to type code with lines of HTML and Javascript in order to create a Flappy Bird-style game for the student to play upon completion. 

The first lesson offers a snippet of HTML code for the student to practice typing, and the following offer Javascript snippets as shown below:

(HTML Code)

(JavaScript Code)

After your student has completed the curriculum and typed the code accurately, they can play the Flappy Bird game that they have “coded” into creation!

How do I enable “Basic Code”?

 

You can enable Basic Code for an entire class, or for a specific student/group of students. 

For class:

 First, select your Class

Then, select Settings.

From here, select Curriculum

Now, scroll down to Basic Code.

You can set the number of Experience Points required for students to unlock Basic Code lessons or simply enable it right away for them by entering 0

 

For specific students: 

First, select your Class.

Then, click your Students tab.

Select the check box next to the student to trigger the fly-out menu. From here, select Curriculum.

Now, scroll down to Basic Code.

You can set the number of Experience Points required for students to unlock Basic Code lessons or simply enable it right away for them by entering 0.

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