Is your school teaching technology your students engage with? 

Only 39% of students believe their school’s investment in technology gives them the skills they need for future work.*

StudentsFind out how one teacher got his students interested and engaged in technology learning.  “I started to create some programs in LiveCode and before I knew it I had developed a Standard Grade Course which I have successfully taught to my two fourth year classes (ages 14-16)” says Steven Whyte of Gracemount High School, Edinburgh. Now he's finding that more of his students are going on to take higher programming courses.

Read the Gracemount Case Study here

Great deal for cash strapped schools:  buy one education license, get another free.  Buy LiveCodeThat’s 40 seats for the price of 20! Email us after your purchase, quoting your invoice number and coupon ED2FOR1. Offer ends April 30th 2011.

students againLiveCode’s English-like language makes it an easy and fun way to teach programming. With just an inquisitive mind and no programming language experience LiveCode can be used to get kids into programming faster and easier than any other programming tool.  Whether it’s a simple game, an interactive program to show classmates, or a program for their iPhone or iPad, the flexibility and ease of LiveCode combined with immediate results gets kids hooked. 

Five Reasons why LiveCode is Perfect for Schools

  1. Write code in plain English - Pupils use the language they already know to write software. No Jargon!
  2. See results right away – compile free coding cycle means students see changes as they make them.
  3. It’s fun! LiveCode users a graphical user interface; you’ll grab, and hold, students attention right from the start.
  4. Rich feature set: Students can create a completely custom multimedia experience for the mobile phone, process text or data on the desktop or build a fully functional web application. 
  5. Learn Transferable Skills: LiveCode teaches the principals of coding which are necessary to pursue a career in software development. 

“Gracemount students found LiveCode easy to use and enjoy developing their own interfaces” says Whyte.    “Most students have an iPod or iPhone so I want to look at deploying the simple programs that they create to their phones.”   Whyte has developed a standard grade course using LiveCode and generously shared his course notes to all teachers who may be interested in teaching LiveCode to their students.    livecodeedu

We know how cash strapped schools are just now.  So, we are offering one free LiveCode license with every license bought before the end of April – that’s 40 seats for the price of 20.    Simply email after your purchase, quoting your invoice number and coupon code ED2for1, and we’ll add the extra seats to your license.  Join the ranks of many other progressive teachers who have already discovered how LiveCode can engage their students. 

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* Microsoft Survey of 16 – 18 Year Olds in the British Education System