FAQ Codementum

General Questions

Codementum is an online platform designed to teach coding to students at primary and secondary schools. Codementum is a leading, fun and intuitive curriculum where students learn to code in real programming languages. Through the game and project-based courses, students as young as 8 use real programming languages to solve puzzles and build games and apps. The majority of Codementum’s courses do not require prior coding experience to teach. All courses are designed for school, extra-curricular and home use.

While the platform has been designed for Primary, Secondary and High school students, no age is too early or late to learn to code.

To use the Codementum platform, it is enough for you to have a computer with an internet connection. There is no need to download or install any application.

Think like a computer, Algorithm, Objects and Movements, Loop, Conditional Expressions if, Conditional Expressions if else, Conditional Expressions if elseif else, Boolean values, Arrays, Variables, For loop, Parameters, Repeat loop, While loop, Functions, Comparisons, Modules, Dictionaries, Debugging, Database etc.

If you use desktop or laptop computers to connect to Codementum, what you need is to connect to Codementum web address using a current web browser (Firefox, Chrome, EDGE or Safari). If you are using a tablet to connect to Codementum, we recommend using tablets that have been purchased over the past three years for best performance.

To teach our students effectively coding, new tasks will be continuously added. For our members who have an active membership, there are App Design, AI Design, Game Design, AR&VR Design.

It was developed by a team of a leading experts and young staff consisting of educational technologists, computer teachers, software developers and graphic designers under the consultancy of the relevant department heads of universities.

The Codementum platform has been developed to be mobile compatible for use in tablets as well. You can work with high performance using the tablets purchased in the last three years.

We will teach our students new to coding the Python and Javascript languages, which are widely used today, and has an easy-to-understand syntax. In this way, they will be able to develop many types of software and the software they develop will be able to work independently from the platform.

The Codementum will soon offer foreign languages (Chinese, Arabic, Japanese, etc.) support.

Questions in Use Phase

You can reach the Codementum platform by clicking the “start coding” button from the Codementum.com address.

When you start using Codementum, you don't need any pre-knowledge about coding, because our goal is to teach coding for beginners as well. You will be able to reach all the information you need in the Codementum.

The Codementum help page contains the names, pictures and basic features of all of our characters. You can see the features of the characters you are trying to complete their tasks by looking at the Help page.

In the teacher guide, we have prepared for our teachers, there is detailed information about what all the commands in the Codementum are used for. If you want to get more information, we have a table in the Codementum help page showing what all of our commands are used for.

It is an application in the Codementum platform aiming to teach your students not only coding but teaching it in the best way, which is prepared for this purpose. Your students should write the commands they have written in the shortest way possible. They should avoid unnecessary repetitions and going through solutions using the long path. According to the results of the task solutions, if your students can make the solution in the most appropriate way we specified, they earn three stars. When attempting to reach a solution, they receive one or two stars for the solutions implemented except for the shortest path. In order to use this application, you need to access the teacher screen in the Codementum platform when you log in as a teacher. Using the teacher screen, you can see which task your students have completed at what level.

When you complete a task, you can end the task by clicking the ”Run“ button. If the encoding is done correctly, you can proceed by clicking the :Next Scene: option that will enable you to move on to the next task. As you complete the tasks, you can move on to the next task, meaning that you cannot move on to the next task by skipping the incomplete task. You can reach the tips for the solution by clicking on the live chat thus you can get help with the tasks you are having difficulty with.

While teaching students the coding, two modes working simultaneously are used. Thanks to the block mode, students can use the commands they have chosen from the lower-left corner appropriate to the stage. Because they work synchronously, by switching to code mode, they can see the form in written coding of commands created in block mode. In the same way, you can also see the block form of the commands created in code mode by switching to block mode. For beginners, we recommend using block mode.

No, because our tasks are in succession, the transition to another task without completing a task is not possible. When the tasks are completed, the next scene can be moved on by clicking the :Next Scene: button.

In the Codementum platform, you can get information about the task solution by clicking on the “question mark” in the lower right corner of our task stage.

The first 15 scenes of the Codementum platform that we have prepared for our students and teachers are published on our site free of charge for all our users to try. To be able to see the tasks after the 15

Our scenes in Codementum are composed of frames. You can calculate the amount the character needs to proceed by counting the squares from the scene.

It is not necessary to have the background sound turned on when completing tasks in the Codementum platform. Using it with background sound, however, provides focusing on completing tasks. To turn off the background sound, it is enough to click the settings button and turn off the background sound. You can change the background sound level from the same tab instead of turning it off completely.

Questions on the Use of Teachers

In order to enable them to have no problems while teaching coding, there is a teacher guide prepared for our teachers in the Codementum platform. Thanks to this guide, you will be able to reach the explanations about the subject to be covered in the course beforehand. In the guide, there are some explanations on the subject, sample activities that can be applied in the course and solutions to some tasks.

Thanks to the teacher guide we have prepared, you will have the opportunity to lay the groundwork for the subject to be covered in the course. In our guide, there are explanations about the subject to be covered in the course. There are also exemplary activities that you can apply in the classroom and sample homework that can be assigned at the end of the course. In addition to this, we have an online support service where you can ask your questions directly.

When you log in as a teacher, you can use the teacher screen to create a class for your students and enroll them in the class you created. You can also monitor the levels of your class by using this screen.

If you log in as a teacher during your registration for the trial version, you will have a teacher account opened in your name. When you log in using this account, you will have teacher privileges that you can use in the Codementum platform. With these privileges, you can create classes and access the first 15 tasks with the class you create. You can also access the teacher guide prepared specially for you for the first 15 tasks. There is a 30-day time limitation for the teacher trial version.

In our curriculum, which was prepared as it would cover all subjects and approved by UCL University, there are more than 28 subjects and 700 scenes in total.

In order to reach the solutions of the tasks, you must register as a teacher in the system. After your organization purchases it following the registration, you can access the solutions of all tasks from the platform. In our solutions, you can see the forms of correct answers prepared according to code and block mode.

You can use the teacher panel to remove the students you have added to the class you created using the teacher screen.

You can contact us by clicking on the :Get Quotation: button on the main page of our site and by entering the necessary information about your school for getting a private membership and detailed information.

Questions on the Use of Teachers

You can get membership by clicking the :Sign up: button on our homepage and fill out the necessary information.

For individual purchases, you can purchase it by clicking the :Buy Now: button on our homepage and make online payment. For corporate purchases, you can contact us by clicking on the :Get Quotation: button on the homepage of our site and entering the necessary information about your school. You will be tendered as soon as possible.

You can make your payment by credit card or by wire transfer. You need to contact us for corporate subscription payments.

All platform including our payment page is protected by 256-bit SSL data encryption security technology. In addition, in the last phase of credit card purchases in our system, the payment stage, the user is led to the payment page of the bank he/she selects. This page opens in a new window and the user shares all the information requested on this page directly with the relevant bank. Codementum.com uses :3D SECURE: technology, which is considered today's highest security technology in credit card purchases. In this way, the user only shares his credit card information with the bank of his choice and makes his payment via the :secure payment infrastructure at the bank level:.

After logging in to our site, you can see your membership end date in your membership information.