Break Into Code!
We want to give all students the opportunity to learn coding, so why not get started today with www.Touchdevelop.com and have a chance of winning $3000
Microsoft Imagine introduces the Break Into Code challenge as a beginner level challenge that will get students excited about coding even if they don’t have any previous experience. We’ve teamed up with Microsoft Research’s Touch Develop to get students of all ages started with a simple, easy to follow tutorial on coding a brick breaker game. The tutorial will get them started from a blank slate to a working game which they can then personalize and reinvent to make it their own. They can use any device with a browser and internet connection to participate.
· Students register on www.ImagineCup.com and are directed to start with the Touch Develop brick breaker tutorial
· Once they have completed the game tutorial, they can make whatever modifications they like so long as they stay within the spirit of the game
· Students will submit their re-imagined games as entries to our contest
· The entries will be Judged on Customization, Quality, and Presentation
Timeline: April 22th to June 7th
Target Audience: 9-18 year olds
Competition Age Brackets: 9-13, 14-18
Prize: Winners from each bracket receive USD $3000 for 1st, $2000 for 2nd, $1000 for 3rd
Tool: Microsoft Research Touch Develop www.touchdevelop.com
Touch Develop Brick Breaker Tutorial and fully functioning game
Touch Develop Brick Breaker with customizations