Game Development Foundations (GDF) leverages the excitement of creating games to teach computer science, mathematics, and problem-solving.
Grade Band: Grades 6-8
Format: Year-long (60 hrs)
STEAM connections embedded in this course reinforce relevant science and math concepts to provide a well-rounded educational experience.Contact Us
Through a combination of follow-along projects and self-directed activities, students build a unique coding project portfolio demonstrating the skills and knowledge they acquire.
In this project, students build out a word-guessing game where a random word is chosen and the player is given the opportunity to guess letters.
RAM: 4GB or more
CPU: Pentium 5 or later
13" or bigger display
Three-button mouse with scroll wheel
Headphone jack and headphones
Chromebook: Chrome OS 100.0 or later
Windows: 7, 8, 8.1, 10 or later
Mac: OS X El Capitan 10.11 or later
Linux: 64-bit Ubuntu 18.04+, Debian 10+, openSUSE 15.2+, or Fedora Linux 32+
Our fun, project-based middle school courses balance coding and computer science education with STEAM topics, helping students with no coding experience create their own portfolios and preparing them for further study in computer-related fields.
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