Introduce students to coding and game development

Code for Gold is an engaging coding curriculum that teaches 6th-12th students basic coding skills. Over the course of the program students learn coding by developing their own video game.

Learning Objectives

  • Block programming
  • Functions
  • Loops
  • Variables

Measurable Outcomes

  • Use technology effectively to complete course requirements
  • Identify code commands
  • Apply the game design process
BrainSTEM Code for Gold game development coding class on a laptop

Engage students with real -world STEM skills

Students learn how to code by doing what they love most: playing video games! Our coding curriculum teaches students to make video games they can share with their friends.

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BrainSTEM Coaches

Trained STEM instructors that can

  • Teach live class sessions virtually or in person
  • Provide professional development
Example of Code4Gold intro to coding curriculum worksheets and on-demand video on a laptop

BrainSTEM Curriculum

Code4Code curriculum includes:

  • On-demand, instructor-led videos
  • PDF worksheets
  • Teacher Guide

Our Clients and Partners

Jefferson County Public Schools
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Games Made by BrainSTEM Students

Students can work in pairs or individually to code their video game. Try this game made by Malik and Jamison called Terror Tower.

Students at St. Francis School explain the games they made during their semester with BrainSTEM.

Let us build a STEM program for your students

Our team is made of experts in computer science, engineering and digital media. We work with all major STEM toy and robot brands, making us a comprehensive solution for all things STEM. Choose from our current course offerings, or let us design courses specifically for your students.