*In view of the recent Covid-19 developments, the event will go virtual. Please join via:
Webinar ID: 987 6988 6027
Students, parents and teachers are invited to spend a Saturday morning online to learn coding in a fun way!
This event will be of particular interest to primary school and junior secondary school students with no prior or limited knowledge of coding, their teachers and parents.
Jan 22, 2022
10:00 AM - 12:45 PM (GMT+8)
Students, teachers and parents are invited to join Coding for Fun to learn what coding is and why it is important for the future of our children. Admission is free.
Participants of the CoderZ League 2021 will share their learning experiences. Some of them will compete with a CEO team in exciting missions. Students can have a taste of CoderZ in a one hour workshop – both online or in person. Parents and teachers can also learn coding together with their children/students through the CoderZ Amazon Cyber Robotics Challenge.
Coding is the method of communicating with a computer. It has become a basic literacy in the digital age.
Digital literacy will be a prerequisite for all jobs in future. Coding also helps children learn math, verbal and written communication and develop computational thinking, logical thinking, creativity and problem-solving skills with confidence. Having children learn coding at a young age prepares them for the future.
How to Teach Coding if I Don't Know How to Code?
It may not be easy for teachers to teach coding because of the lack of time, professional support and pedagogical resources. Thanks to technology, there are different tools that can help teachers integrate coding in the class curriculum with no need for extensive prior knowledge on coding. These tools can motivate and empower students to learn how to code in a gamified and self-directed way.
NGOs and coding schools in Hong Kong also provide after school lessons to enable students to learn coding in a fun way.
CoderZ is one of the technology tools that can do the magic for students to learn coding in a gamified and self-directed way. It is an award winning education technology venture from Israel. CoderZ has won accolades from major education technology organizations, including the Best Coding and Computational Thinking Solution of the prestigious SIIA CODiE Awards. It was also awarded the edtech startup with the greatest growth potential in the 2020 Edventures GBA Fellowship organized by Esperanza.
CoderZ is an innovative, user-friendly and engaging virtual learning platform for senior primary and secondary school students to learn to code and STEM through robotics at different levels. There are 4 CoderZ courses catering to students of different ages.
CoderZ League is an exciting online, cloud-based, international robotics tournament with students working collaboratively in teams to program virtual robots to complete missions in a 3D environment. Teams compete to unlock new games and challenges in a quest to get their virtual robots to the finals!
Students (in teams of 6) take CoderZ courses and compete within their class, grade, school, city and country in the last quarter of the year to complete missions, advance stages, and progress to the final world championship in every January. The League includes 3 divisions: Novice, Junior and Pro. Over 140 teams of students in Hong Kong are participating in the CoderZ League 2021.