With the new emphasis on “teaching kids to code,” we’ve seen a lot of great tools to help kids master the concepts behind coding. Mod Design 1 actually teaches kids how to code using Java (a professional language used by programmers) and Minecraft, a game that has likely already captured your child’s interests.
Mod Design 1 course leads kids through the process of creating MineCraft mods, and in the process teaches them the basics of Java, the programming language that MineCraft was created in. Users log into the online course with the key included in the kit. Kids then have access to the excellent video training modules, quizzes, a programming environment and extensive online help resources. You will need a computer that runs MineCraft, a MineCraft account, and an internet connection.
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