CodaKid Introduces Kids Online Minecraft Coding Course

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Kids computer programming and game design academy launches online version of its popular Minecraft Modding with Java course for ages 7 to 15

CodaKid’s Minecraft Modding Fundamentals is the most academic Minecraft Modding course of its kind, and it is an absolutely fantastic, very fun way for young kids to learn coding.

CodaKid, a leading kids coding academy for ages 7 to 15, today announced the official launch of CodaKid Minecraft Modding Fundamentals, a self-paced, online Java programming course for kids. In Modding Fundamentals, kids learn how to create over 16 custom Minecraft mods using the Java programming language, which they can then load into the Minecraft game and share with family or friends.

“CodaKid has a deep expertise in one area - kids computer programming education," said David Dodge, CEO of CodaKid. “CodaKid’s Minecraft Modding Fundamentals is the most academic Minecraft Modding course of its kind, and it is an absolutely fantastic, very fun way for young kids to learn coding,” said Dodge.

Dodge, a video game designer and software architect with credits on over 30 titles for Sony Playstation, PC, and multiple Sega consoles, founded CodaKid with the vision that kids as young as age 7 can learn to code. “While many kids coding courses teach kids how to copy and paste code or feature watered-down drag and drop interfaces, we believe that today’s tech savvy students are capable of more than this. Our kids learn the concepts that professional programmers use on a daily basis, and they learn how to write real code using professional grade programming tools,” said Dodge.

“I have taken lots of online coding classes, and CodaKid’s Minecraft Modding Fundamentals is the one that taught me the most about computer programming,” said CodaKid student Andrew Blankenship, age 13. “They really explain the concepts and I am now able to actually make my own mods outside of the course,” said Blankenship.

CodaKid’s Minecraft Modding Fundamentals features:

  • Java Programming Instruction on key concepts such as Conditionals, Loops, Variables, Methods, Arrays, and more
  • Over 40 instructional videos including breakout videos on key coding concepts
  • 10+ Hours of HD Videos and 40+ hours of Student Projects
  • Quizzes, badges, and bonus exercises
  • Full access to a support team of engineers
  • All software included. Uses Eclipse software for modifying source code, and Paint/Pinta software for designing modifications (Minecraft not included)
  • See our Course Video for parents
  • See our Intro Video for the Minecraft Modding Fundamentals Course

About CodaKid

CodaKid is a Scottsdale based computer science and game design academy designed for students ages 6 to 15. Founded in 2014 by David Dodge, a software architect and video game designer for the Sony Playstation and the PC, the one-of-a-kind coding academy aims to help today's students develop technical skills in computer programming and game design - turning interests into college applications and future career paths. CodaKid provides courses for thousands of students all over the world, including the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and Brazil.

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Melissa DiGianfilippo
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