121 – Codecademy

Down 14 places in 2019

Codecademy is an online interactive platform that offers free coding classes in 12 different programming languages

Website: www.codecademy.com
Cost: Free.
Availability: Online

Top 100 Tools for Personal & Professional Learning 2019: 67
Top 100 Tools for Workplace Learning 2019: 
Top 100 Tools for Higher Education 2019: 

Past Overall Rankings
2018: 107.   2017: 114    2016: 164     2015: –     2014: –     2013: –
2012: –        2011: –         2010: –         2009: –      2008: –     2007: –


Comments from some of those who selected Codecademy as one of their Top 10 Tools in 2019

  • “Well structured and enjoyable way to learn to code. Covers most modern languages and has additional courses on design theory. Manages to create a great blend of structured lessons and free form projects that challenge the skills you’ve learned. I really can’t recommend this highly enough!” Learning Technologist, UK
  • “our corporate academy website” Product Owner (IT), Germany

Previous comments

  • “Most gamified learning platform to make learning addictive and fun. Focussing currently on coding in levels of difficulty.” NIck van Breda, Netherlands
  • “Good courses delivered with a touch of humor” Web Producer, Luxembourg, 2016

A Practical Guide to Codecademy

Here you will find some links to external resources on how to use Codecademy for teaching, training, learning and development.

At the bottom of each of the Tools pages there is a section How to use [the tool] for Learning. It provides basic guidance and links to resources on how to use the tool for teaching, training, learning and development.

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