by Stefania Altieri, EU Code Week Leading Teacher in Italy
A new game based on coding quizzes to solve and become a supercoder!
Due to the Covid-19 restrictions and quarantines, many students have been forced to shift to online learning. Thinking about them, we have created a new coding game to play from home.
Students can either challenge their schoolmates or collaborate with each other in order to find out all the solutions and be the winner.
Genial Coding game is divided into six sections. The first one gives an intoroduction to the game with a video explaining what coding is and why we use it. The next four sections are different quizzes and games. For each correct answer, you will receive a letter. To unlock the last section, you can use the password made of all the letters you received.
The quizzez are based on computer science fundamentals, on algorithms and instructions set to give to an ideal executor. They also include questions about the most important characters of the ICT field and its history.
Solve all the tests, and you will be rewarded with a coding superpower and be a real coder!
While playing, students will learn more about the importance of coding in our lives. They will find out how to solve simple problems and develop their computational thinking.
The game is easily replicable by teachers and fun to create together with your students. It’s a way to reflect on what they have learned and to check their metacognition.
But don’t take our word for it, try it yourself! Play here.