Resources

Resources

Discover engaging lesson plans for using Kano across your subjects.

An introduction to Kano

Just getting started on your Kano Computer? Use these introduction lessons to explore the Kano hardware and operating system in a playful and engaging way.

Build a computer

Build a computer

Basics
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1h 10m
Teach about fundamentals of hardware and software while getting hands-on with physical computing. DOWNLOAD
Kano Computer Kit

Explore Kano

Basics
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1h 10m
An exploration through Kano apps - learn about what code is and the variety of things you can do with code. DOWNLOAD
What is Code?

What is Code?

Basics
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1h 10m
Learners will develop an understanding of code and programming languages by participating in a hands-on learning experience. DOWNLOAD

Cross Curricular Lessons

Prepare your learners to use coding concepts and their Kano Computers across subjects.

Terraform with Minecraft

Terraform with Minecraft

Geography
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1hr 10m
Learners will build a landform their learning about in Hack Minecraft. DOWNLOAD
Coding your own story

Coding your own story

English
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1hr 10m
Use Terminal Quest to help learners identify setting, characters, plot, and predictions. DOWNLOAD
Coordinating Art and Sound

Coordinating Art + Sound

Math + Science
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1hr 10m
Use your computer’s microphone to draw sound and understand coordinates! DOWNLOAD
Minecraft Perimeter and Area

Perimeter + Area

Math
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1hr 10m
Explore Minecraft and use your knowledge of perimeter and area to create gardens. DOWNLOAD
Design Thinking

Design Thinking

Engineering
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2hr
Use the popular design thinking framework to design your own product and give important feedback to Kano! DOWNLOAD

Curriculum Packets

Kano Curriculum is standard aligned, differentiated challenges, and worksheets to help you deep dive into the Kano Apps and operating system and get the most out of your kits!

Kano Computer Kit

Creative Computing

Bring coding to the classroom! Explore the most popular apps on the Kano Computer Kit, and inspire your learners to create with code. DOWNLOAD
Computer Science Fundamentals

Computer Science Fundamentals

Introduce computer science concepts to your learners using physical activities and the Kano Apps in these 22 lessons. DOWNLOAD
Numeracy

Numeracy

Use Hack Minecraft to build basic numeracy skills for your learners. This packet focuses understanding math using the fun of Minecraft. DOWNLOAD
Play with light

Play with light

Use the Pixel Kit Curriculum to help your learners understand how they can use light and sound to create magnificent art and games with code. DOWNLOAD

Professional development

Welcome to Kano's Education professional development series to help you understand the best ways to introduce coding and computer science education into your learning environment. We reccomend that you watch each video and take notes on any topic that connects with you. Every video is bite sized so you can take in all the information and come back to it at any time. Enjoy the series and we are excited you want to bring code to your classroom!

Introduction

Introduction

1 video
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2 mins
Why Teach Coding

Why Teach Coding

3 videos
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5 mins
What To Expect

What To Expect

8 videos
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23 mins
Key Concepts

Key Concepts

13 videos
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30 mins
Next Steps

Next Steps

1 video
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2 mins
Machine learning

Machine learning

3 videos
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18 mins
Classroom Workshop

Classroom Workshop

4 videos
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39 mins
AMAs

AMAs

4 videos
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7 mins