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CoderDojo Altona North - News & Updates

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How Do I Register With the Learning Management System

At the Altona North Coder Dojo we are using the Schoology Learning Management System or LMS. The Learning Management system allows us to track your childs progress through the program, your attendance through the program and also the progress through the various tutorials assigned during the term.

Please register your child using the following link -

  • Please head over to https://www.schoology.com/ and create a new account
  • Please select the “Student” option when creating a new account
  • Please select “Altona North Coder Dojo” when asked for a school
  • Please use the following Course Code, VV268-4D7FF which will give you access to the first term of programming with Scratch.

Through the term your childs progress will be asssed and you child will be assigned to other Scratch, Python, Web Programming courses including electronics and robotics.

Please note that you will not be able to access any of the tutorials for Coder Dojo sessions unless you’ve signed up to the Learning Management System. There is a lot of content that’s only made avaialable through the LMS so please hop on board, you’ll be using that at almost every class.

After you’ve created the account and are logging in, you might be asked for the school name. Please enter the same school you used at registration i.e. “Altona North Coder Dojo”.

If you have any questions please drop us an email at dojo@hack2.live.

Class Activity - Signing up to Code Monkey

At CoderDojo Altona North we will also be using Code Monkey for some of the tutorials. When requested please use the information in this section to sign up.

Head over to Code Monkey and sign up as a student. When asked for a classroom code use - phaj3. If you are having trouble signing up please use the Hour Of Code link.

Here’s links to a few videos that talk about what Code Monkey has to offer.

  • Introduction to Code Monkey - Link
  • Code Monkey videos and tutorials - Link

Code Monkey has many other courses and learning plans to offer. You are free to sign up to the commercial version to get access to rest of the learning plans not available to free users.

Class Activity - Signing up to Code Combat

At CoderDojo Altona North we will also be using CodeCombat for some of the tutorials. When requested please use the information in this section to sign up.

Head over to CodeCombat and sign up as a student. Use the following classroom code - WatchKeySheep.

Also on offer is the CodeCombat Hour Of Code which you can access here - CodeCombat - Build Your Own Game.

CodeCombat has many other courses and learning plans to offer. You are free to sign up to the commercial version to get access to rest of the learning plans not available to free users.

Class Activity - Signing up to Tynker

At CoderDojo Altona North we will also be using Tynker for some of our tutorials. When requested please use the information provided here to signup.

Head over to Tynker and sign up as a student. We have three courses on offer, please choose the relevant course code.

  • Hour Of Code - 28904647
  • Elementary School Starter Course - 74556950
  • Middle School Starter Course - 73390051

Tynker has many other courses and learning plans to offer. You are free to sign up to the commercial version to get access to rest of the learning plans not available to free users.

Class Activity - Hour Of Code

At CoderDojo Altona North we encourage kids to try out different hour of code activities from time to time. Code.org offers a number of coding, making, creative activities from 5-15 year olds across a host of different languages and platforms. All of the hour of code activities are totally free and some might require a one time registration.

To access the Hour of Code activities head over to Code.org and choose from the list of activites there.

If you need any guidance or support picking an adventure, please reach out to one of the volunteers or mentors during the session.