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Description

codeSpark Academy

codeSpark Academy is a FREE learn to code platform for K-5, complete with curriculum
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Encounter Edu

Award-winning online platform providing full lessons, activities. multimedia resources and live broadcasts with a focus on STEM and global issues.
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Educational Impact

codeSpark Academy

Not measured 
Not measured 
Not measured 
 

Encounter Edu

build student knowledge89%
improve teacher knowledge77%
reduce teacher workload73%
 
Recommended Usage
25

Encounter Edu is designed to be as flexible as possible. Teachers and parents may want to use just a single video or lesson. However, it has more impact when the different sections are integrated. For instance, teach a lesson, view a 360-degree gallery, take part in a live broadcast and then review.

Most Helpful Reviews

codeSpark Academy

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Encounter Edu

K.Hodgetts, Head of Science: such a range of resources on the website with so many more I still want to use, I just have to choose which ones and when to incorporate into my planning.
Liudmyla, EFL Teacher: The amount of information, researches, Live lessons, experiments and live discussion with explorers and scientists are of significant importance for education and future jobs choice. Teachers and students with their parents can find here a lot of explanations on how to solve problems we face today and how to make this world better!
Jennifer, Teacher: Excellent quality resources
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Age Range

codeSpark Academy

5-7, 8-10, 0-4 

Encounter Edu

5-7, 8-10, 11-13, 14-16 
Features

codeSpark Academy

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Encounter Edu

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Accessibility

codeSpark Academy

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Encounter Edu

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Policies

codeSpark Academy

Privacy Policy
GDPR
Terms of Service
 

Encounter Edu

Privacy Policy
GDPR
Terms of Service
 
Requirements

codeSpark Academy

Teachers need to set up a free teacher account and classroom at dashboard.codespark.com. From the dashboard teachers will be able to generate a classroom code that makes it easy for students to login on tablets, Chromebooks, PCs or Macs. Once a student has logged in on a device, all of the student profiles for that class will be available and will be tracked in the teacher dashboard.
 

Encounter Edu

Encounter Edu requires a device with good internet connection. The website is responsive, so all sections can be viewed on a mobile, tablet or laptop and projected in a classroom. It may be easier to view downloaded resources on a tablet or laptop device. To use 360-degree media, classes can choose options from using projector and white board, tablets or smartphones and virtual reality viewers. For live lessons, teachers will need to display the live video and have access to Zoom or YouTube depending on the lesson they are joining.

 
Training

codeSpark Academy

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Encounter Edu

There is a wide-range of support articles in the professional development section, including advice on using the site during any period of school closure, which is also aimed at parents. The teacher resources are designed for use by novice and expert teachers alike and a number of resources have been adapted for ‘at home’ use. Live chat and email support is also offered for any further questions.

 
Set Up

codeSpark Academy

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Encounter Edu

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Support

codeSpark Academy

24/7 Live Rep
Phone Support
Email/Help Desk
FAQs/Forum
Knowledge Base
 

Encounter Edu

Vendor has not supplied this information 
Home Learning

codeSpark Academy

Not available To parents
 

Encounter Edu

Not available To parents
 
Screenshots

codeSpark Academy

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Pricing

Encounter Edu

Free Version
Freemium
Free Trial
Paid Subscription
One-Off Fee
Hourly Rate

Encounter Edu pricing starts from £0 / per-pupil

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