Coding & Tech
Beginner Coding Camp With Minecraft: Level 2 - The Basics of Programming
In this class, students will learn even more about the basics of programming in Minecraft! In order to take this class, students must have taken PDL Coding Level 1.
Playful Digital Learning
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3 reviews for this class
Completed by 12 learners
5x per week
over 1 week
learners per class
per learner - per class
How does a "Multi-Day" course work?
Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries
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Not an official Minecraft product. Not approved or associated with Mojang.
(Only Minecraft Java Edition (No Bedrock edition) for PC or Mac! Not compatible with iPads, Tablets, Phones, and Game Consoles) (For this class, students will need to purchase the Java Edition of Minecraft on their own computers). In this class, students will learn even more about the basics of programming in Minecraft! In order to take this class, students must have taken PDL Coding Level 1. Students will learn PDL Code, a language created by our company to work seamlessly with Minecraft...
Learning Goals Day 1. Review Level 1 / Locating blocks Day 2. Switch Statements / Randomness Day 3. Game Variables / Vectors & Positions Day 4. Boolean Variables / While Loops Day 5. Review Game - Show what you know! Work together to practice all the previous concepts to make various units of code!
7 hours 30 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Students will receive information for our own private Minecraft server. Only students from the class will be able to access it to ensure safety. Nonetheless, please do not share the server information with others. Students should have their own Minecraft Java Edition account and will need to provide the teachers with their username prior to the class start so we can give them permission to access it. Other Minecraft versions like console editions and pocket editions for mobile devices will not work for this course. Parents will also be required to create an account on our secure website. This information can only be accessed by Playful Digital Learning staff. Information taken during account creation, such as e-mail and real name, are only used to identify students and are optional. PDL Class Policy Please verify that your student understands our policy. We want our students to treat us and each other with respect, and we want to make sure everyone has an enjoyable class time. When in a Playful Digital Learning class, please respect your instructor and other students. - Follow the teacher’s instructions - Do not destroy buildings of other students - Be polite and kind when suggesting or criticizing ideas - Allow other students to speak If the class is frequently interrupted or the student is misbehaving: 1. First time: Verbal or written warning 2. Second time: Put the student in a breakout room to speak with an instructor one on one 3. Third time: Kicked or temporarily banned from the Minecraft server or document until the teacher deems the behavior is corrected Any warnings will be communicated to the student’s parent/guardian. Please note that the Minecraft server may also be temporarily turned off while students are doing other tasks (such as programming or discussing).
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387 total reviews
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Playful Digital Learning consists of people with a passion for teaching, gaming, and technology. We strive to inspire creativity, model reflection, and empower students to learn through play. We offer an educational environment that fuels...