Rapid Router

Ocado Technology's Code for Life have developed Rapid Router, a website that helps young people learn how to program. It uses Blockly, the block-like visual programming environment, as well as the Python text-based language.

Rapid Router helps children learn by programming the movements of grocery delivery vans through increasingly-complex scenarios. It is suitable for children throughout primary school.

The resources in this collection are to be used with the Rapid Router website, which is free to access.

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Code for Life Rapid Router with Blockly

This collection includes resources for primary schoolchildren of all ages learning early computer programming. Using the Blockly drag-and-drop visual language, children program the movement of grocery vans around maps. The resources should be used with the Rapid Router website. No previous knowledge of programming is...
Publication date:
2010 to date

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Code for Life Rapid Router with Python

Following on from the Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 Blockly activities using Rapid Router, this teacher guide introduces Python textual programming. The difficulty of the algorithm challenges and the coding required is raised to new levels, but adequate support is provided in the guides. This resource makes use of the...
Publication date:
2010 to date

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