CodeMonkey Announces Winners of National Coding Competition

“Computer programming today is now widely recognized as a basic trade, just like math or English,” said Jonathan Schor, co-founder and CEO of CodeMonkey.

CodeMonkey, the world’s leading game-based learning platform for teaching real coding to K-8 students, announces the winning teams of Code Rush, a new nationwide coding competition created for elementary and middle school students in the U.S. Code Rush winners unlocked a progressive series of 140 coding challenges through collaborative play and problem-solving to learn to read and write in real programming languages.

Over the past month, thousands of students, hundreds of teams and over 35 states participated in Code Rush. CodeMonkey’s national coding competition took place on the CodeMonkey online platform, allowing teams to compete against each other while learning and writing code using the programming language CoffeeScript. National leaderboards were published daily throughout the month of April.

Winners will receive an annual CodeMonkey classroom subscription, a set of DK’s best selling coding books for children with a $115 value and official trophy plaques from CodeMonkey.

Code Rush Grades 3-5 Winners

1. Hiranmayee Subramaniam’s SNSJC Team, Saint Nicholas School, Jersey City, NJ

2. Ms. Parrasch’s Team 1, Eleanor Van Gelder School, Edgewater, NJ

3. Ms. Parrasch’s Team 2, Eleanor Van Gelder School, Edgewater, NJ

4. Eastern Intermediate Coders, Eastern Local Schools Attention, Beaver, OH

5. The Village School Coding Team 3-5, The Village School for Children, Waldwick, NJ

6. CodeCrackers JC, The Village School for Children, Waldwick, NJ

7. SSLI’s Code Rush Team, Schechter School of Long Island, Jericho, NY

8. Schechter’s Code Rush Team, Schechter School…

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