Access Discovery Education Coding and easily navigate between languages, lessons, and creation tools.
Select Coding from the Curriculum Packs section of your homepage.
Coding Home Page
Discovery Education Coding opens to a Home page that describes each of the three programming languages. Additionally, a video overview is provided for Block Coding, which can serve as an introduction to coding for many students and educators.
From the homepage, teachers and students can easily navigate to the lessons, free creation, and a glossary for each programming language.
The navigation bar can be used to navigate between Coding languages and the Coding homepage, and once within a Coding language coourse, to navigate between tools
Coding: Returns you to the Coding Home page
Programming Languages: Drop-down menus allow you to navigate to each language's Learn, Create, and Glossary.
On the right-hand side of the navigation bar, you will see some other icons
New App (plus sign): Allows you to create and 'free code' by choosing any language
Manage Your Apps and Galleries (folder icon): Search for Apps and Galleries by name, sort and filter by creation date
Coding Language Home Page and Navigation
The Learn, Create, and Glossary content for each language can be accessed from the language homepage or the language drop-down menu in the main Coding navigation bar.
Learn's lessons are organised into scaffolded topics that can be selected from the content list linked to each level or by scrolling down through each lesson.
Clicking each Lesson's name takes you into a series of scaffolded steps that build upon each other.
Within Learn, content begins with an Introduction. Pupils progress through the steps of each lesson in sequence. The navigation bar provides a dropdown menu to access all steps of a lesson.
Use the Back Button on your browser to return to the Coding homepage and access future lessons.
To the right of the Coding lessons, you will see a menu which offers options to include the lesson in presentations or to save it for easy access at a later date.
For more information about how to use our Studio tools for projects and presentations, please refer to this article.