Yeti Code: A Unique Opportunity for Middle Schoolers and Upper Elementary Students to Learn to Code

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More and more middle and upper elementary school students and parents are looking for opportunities to learn to code. With Yeti Academy, you can provide that learning experience in any classroom — whether in person or remote.

Yeti Code, our flagship learning module in the Yeti Academy suite, enables students to learn and practice coding in a web-based game environment with both single- and multi-player options. It’s a unique learning platform that will teach your students a vital 21st century skill and let them have fun at the same time.

Building a Strong Foundation through Gamified Learning

Yeti Code begins teaching coding concepts through building blocks. Students learn how to think like a web developer or programmer and arrange commands for a computer to understand.

At first, students play in a single-player game environment that encourages them to master the basics. They will initially have a coding palette that allows them to choose commands as they learn the coding language.

Over time, students will begin to memorize bits of coding language and practice typing their own lines of code.

Progressing to New Levels of Coding Knowledge

Yeti is designed to be a fun and engaging way to teach coding from the basics to advanced levels.

After students gain some expertise, they unlock the option to compete against each other in a multiplayer environment. Teachers can also challenge students by building new levels with our easy-to-use level builder.

Multiplayer coding games reward the fastest and most efficient coder. As students play against their peers, they practice typing code efficiently and gain additional motivation to learn.

Remote or In-Person Learning

Yeti is designed to work in any learning environment, whether in person or remote.

Our web-based platform can be accessed anywhere with an internet connection. Students do not need to be in the same room to play multiplayer games against each other.

The STEM Learning Solution Your School Needs

Technology is becoming an integral part of our workspaces and factories. A strong background in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) will be non-negotiable when today’s middle school students enter the workforce.

In response to the lack of quality STEM education resources, the creators of Typing Agent developed Yeti Academy to help teachers and students at all knowledge levels access STEM concepts. We aim to deliver an amazing and effective in-class or remote experience.

In addition to Yeti Code, Yeti Academy provides a variety of interactive, project-based STEM learning modules. Our lessons are designed for 3rd-9th grade students and beyond. We include a wide variety of learning opportunities in biology, digital citizenship, G-Suite tools, typing, and more.

Yeti modules come with all the teacher resources you need to teach our lessons effectively. We include lesson plans, activities, slide shows, tests, and more resources that can be printed or used in their electronic format.

Teachers and students alike will appreciate our fun, easy-to-use STEM learning platform. Learn more or sign up for your free account!

 

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“My administration is always asking us about ideas/classes they would consider teaching as electives. I would love to teach one of the Yeti modules, because everything would be included and I don’t have to do a lot of planning.”

— S. Harrington, 7th Grade Teacher, California

“Having had a chance to preview Yeti, I love all of the creative elements and components. Each lesson in the 7 modalities is so thorough and well thought out.”

— J. Westover, 6th Grade Teacher, Florida

“I really appreciate how Yeti has thoughtfully weaved Digital Citizenship components into the various technology modules. It supports the efforts our school is making as we strive to instill these qualities in our students as they are increasingly online in a remote environment.”

— T. Jordan, 8th Grade Teacher, Washington State

"It focuses on Google Tools. I even learned things through this."

— A. Campbell, Teacher - Rogers Adventist School, WA

"Students like using it and it is not difficult to get them started."

— J. Matchus, Teacher - St. Anne’s School, TX

"My daughter can work at her own pace."

— J. Ortega, Parent - Ortega Home School, TX

"Our district is excited about continuing the use of YA this school year!"

— S. Davis, Teacher

"Easy to use platform!"

— B. Rogers, Technology Coordinator - Armenian Sisters Academy, PA

"I have enjoyed using Yeti Academy this year and look forward to using it in the future."

— K. Rinehart, Technology Coordinator - Tewksbury Elementary School

"Our students and teachers love Yeti Academy. This program has proven to be a valuable asset in equipping our students with the essential skills needed for success in the digital age. Our students have not only improved their typing skills but have also honed their critical thinking and problem-solving skills as well. The positive feedback from students and teachers serves as a testament to the program's effectiveness in preparing our students to be confident and competent digital citizens."

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