# Unofficial Makecode Educator Resource Website

Hello Educators,

I recently created a Google Site that I will be posting the Makecode resources I create and use in the classroom. So far, there are only Makecode Arcade slides but I will be posting Microbit, CPX, Minecraft and eventually Scratch. The link to the website is below. Please give me any feedback and hopefully this will save people time. Most of the instructional slides are taken from other tutorials, but just scaffolded/modified and some are originals.

Unofficial Makecode Resource Website

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This is very useful Thank you for this

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I have one suggestion can you have the finished game sent as a link in the end of google slides like here is what it should like

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That is a good idea. I can put the link of the finished game & embed it on the website.

Very much welcomed and appreciated, thank you!!! -I was coincidentally actually looking for something like this just now. Great work and contribution to the community!

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By the way, I’m not an educator; I’m simply teaching my nieces and nephew the fundamentals of computer programming, haha.

Awesome! I am glad it you found and hopefully get something from it. Please let me know if you want to see anything and the site will continue to be added to.

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It is all good, computer programming is an excellent way to teach problem solving and logic and Makecode Arcade does that in such a fun and engaging way! Love the feedback and made the updates to the site. There is a link to the completed projects and the games are embedded, so they can be played in the website.

Add a new lesson for a game called “Survive”. It is all about surviving the never ending zombie horde as long as you can. This game covers ammo bar, direction projectiles and spawn points using tilemaps. Check it out and let me know if you want to see anything or you have any feedback.

MC2 CS Education Website

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Created a new game that test the students skills on reading the coordinate grid. The objective of the game is to get within 15 pixels of the target. The player can adjust the X value using left/right keys and the Y value using up/down key. The link to the game is below and if you have any feedback please let me know!

I would love to make this into a game where you are a pigeon trying to hit cars with pigeon droppings.

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This is quite fun! One thing I noticed is that there’s an issue when you get too excited and press `A` a few times in a row; in makecode the button events only fire one at a time per button / event (e.g. if the `on A button pressed` is still running and they press `A` again, it will queue up that press and wait until the current pressed is finished to run it). The queuing causes an issue, since pressing it twice will skip the second turn due to the 2 second pause in the event.

It’s easy to fix though! You already have the timer extension in the project, so you can just wrap the content of the `on a pressed`. This works perfectly as you already have the ‘enterGuess’ set as a variable, so it’s just nesting in one more block:

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Thank you for the fix! I had to instruct my students not to be key happy when pressing the A button, but not anymore. Thank you!

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This new game helps teach students about velocity and how it effects sprite movement. Please give me any feedback on improvements.

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This is a fantastic idea! Love it <3

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Thank you!