ProCodeCG Kids Programming Class 15 Aug 2015 – Calculator with GameMaker

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Last week we have built our calculator in Python. This week, we do it in GameMaker, to become more familiar and understand more about the concept of variable, global variable, event-driven programming and conditions πŸ™‚

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Kids came early as usual, they always show lots of passion about the class! πŸ™‚

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Some parents were there observing πŸ™‚

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Kids solve problems better by working in groups. Nara is very good at GameMaker so we just let him gave tutorial for the whole class πŸ˜€

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Ardi, came late but catch up very fast.

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GameMaker is very powerful for teaching kids about coding. It can be very simple and can also gradually become very advanced when we start writing the code.

Some kids say Game Maker is harder than Python πŸ˜€

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Nara made his own game with GameMaker and the whole class want to play it πŸ˜€

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In this class kids are discuss and share many things. This is how Cinta is explaining about Python code she has been developing since last week πŸ™‚

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Cinta modified the code given in the class to be more interesting and advanced πŸ™‚ ❀

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Don’t you feel optimistic to see that this nation has kids eager to learn like this? πŸ˜‰

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This is a screenshot of calculator coding in GameMaker.

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Next week we will be improving the code in GameMaker, and hopefully the week after we will learn how simple encryption! πŸ˜‰

 

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