Here’s why our students love Codingal
I love learning with Codingal. It's always fun and the teacher is nice and kind.
I love my coding classes, my teacher makes learning to code a fun activity.
I now have two apps published on the Google Play Store. I'm glad to be learning coding with Codingal.
Codingal makes learning to code very easy. I've won two coding competitions since I joined.
I'm glad I picked up coding at an early age as it has improved my logical thinking and sparked my creativity.
Thanks to Codingal, I enjoy learning to code and create projects with my teacher.
My teacher always goes the extra mile and explains concepts in a manner that I can understand.
My teacher explains each concept clearly and also takes doubt sessions if I want to learn something again.
My teacher is very patient with me and explains the concepts multiple times whenever I don’t understand them.
Grade 5, Codingal Student
Codingal is trusted by parents across the world
Codingal provides ultimate scheduling flexibility and customized curriculum with experienced teachers that helps build creativity in my child.
Although we are not very fluent in English, the teacher patiently explains step by step and in an interactive way.
My child is so happy to have joined Codingal and really loves to be part of a thriving community of coders.
My son is now an expert in web development, all thanks to the excellent teachers on Codingal.
My son particularly enjoys Codingal's curriculum that offers interesting exercises and projects such as Minecraft, Star Wars and Captain America.
Codingal’s hands-on projects help my child practice the concepts thoroughly.
The teacher at Codingal matched my child's pace of learning and made the learning process more enjoyable by incorporating games like Mario and Iron Man.
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Coding for Kids
8 free coding resources to start your kid’s coding journey.
Frequently Asked Questions
Why should kids learn to code?
Coding for kids helps improve their logical thinking, critical thinking, problem-solving skills, creativity, mathematics and writing skills and also gives them valuable skills in life and at the workplace. Coding provides a competitive advantage when applying to colleges, internships, and jobs. In addition, basic programming knowledge can change how kids interact daily with the technologies they use. It’s a basic literacy–one we can’t afford to overlook.
My child is a beginner, is previous coding experience required?
Our coding courses for kids have been developed so that a complete beginner can follow along without any trouble. With technology increasingly prevalent across so many industries, even basic coding knowledge can help kids regardless of the career they ultimately decide to pursue.
What is the recommended age for my child to start coding?
Kids can start learning to code as early as 5-6 years old. When kids learn to code, it’s typically done under the guidance of a game. This makes the process fun and engaging while the kids are still learning a new skill. Our highly qualified Computer Science teachers at Codingal break the complex concepts into small digestible chunks for your child. Kids who learn to code when they’re young can set themselves up for a lifetime of opportunities for success.
What courses does Codingal offer?
Codingal currently offers 1:1 live online coding classes for kids. Our coding courses include Scratch Programming, Python for kids, App Development, Web Development, Game Development, Data Science for kids, Robotics and many other courses for Grade 1-12 students from age 5 years to age 17 years.
How will I stay updated on my child’s progress?
A key aspect of our coding courses for kids is keeping parents informed on what happens during the online coding class. We conduct the first Parent Teacher Meeting(PTM) after the 6th session, and the second meeting is conducted after the 12th session. As the course progresses, the PTM happens after every 12th session. Parents receive progress reports after every Parent Teacher Meeting that indicate what students have done during their classes and have links to their projects. Besides regular email updates on the kid's progress, parents and teachers are welcome to audit a current class or review recorded sessions of completed classes.
How does Codingal select the best Coding Teachers?
Codingal’s teachers are experts in computer science, backed with years of industry and teaching experience, and passionate about teaching kids. We hire only the top 1% of applicants who are vetted for their technical skills and communication skills. A thorough background check is also done. We train our teachers to help them continue improving their skills with continuous teacher observation and feedback. Our teachers are best-in-class who are on a mission to inspire kids to fall in love with coding.
How do I teach coding to my child?
Coding is a skill that requires specialized knowledge. While there are many resources available online that can help you catch up on the basics and start teaching coding to your child. However, the best and most effective way to teach a child to code is by ensuring they have a qualified and trained computer science teacher to guide them on their coding journey. Try a free 1-on-1 coding class for kids to get started.
Can my child learn coding for free?
There is no shortage of websites and platforms that offer free access to resources to teach coding to kids. However, every child learns differently and at a different pace, and guided learning is a far more effective method for teaching kids to code. Coding is a specialized subject and Coding instructors with Computer Science background are best suited to teach it in a live format. Your child will develop interest in coding with right guidance from the teachers. You can try a free class with Codingal to experience the magical world of coding.
Are there any games to teach coding to kids?
There are quite a few games that kids can learn coding from, like Minecraft, Code Monster, RoboZZle, Blockly Games, etc. are some of the popular ones.
What are the best apps for kids to learn coding?
Many apps make coding fun and interactive for young children. Codingal, Scratch, Blockly, MIT App Inventor are suitable for those just starting. Intermediate coders who want to build an app or website can check out Codingal, CodeCombat, Stencyl, and Code.org. Advanced coders can also participate in coding competitions and hackathons organized by IOI, Codeforces, and Codingal.
Is the coding course schedule flexible?
Yes! You can work the classes around your child’s schedule by selecting any time and any day that works for you.
What kind of device does my child need to start learning to code?
All that is needed to learn coding with Codingal is a laptop/computer with a webcam and a stable internet connection.
How can I trust Codingal?
Codingal has been founded by leading edtech entrepreneurs, IIT graduates, Google & Amazon alumni and also backed by leading investors like Y Combinator and Rebright Partners. You can know more about us here - https://www.codingal.com/about-us/. Further, we provide money back guarantee if you decide to discontinue after enrollment due to any reason.
What is the origin of the name “Codingal” ?
Codingal name had the origin from “coding” + “magical”. Learning coding is a magical experience for the kids and hence, the name became “Codingal”.
Why does Codingal have Penguin as logo and mascot?
Penguins don't just look smart, they are highly intelligent, says study. Penguins are known for looking sharp. They have long been adored for their waddling gait and striking black and white attire that gives them the appearance of a flock of dinner jackets. Because Coding gives superpower, it makes everyone learning coding smarter and more intelligent in today's world of technology. We chose “Penguin” as our logo. We also call our penguin dearly with the name Cody!