Quality degradation at codeSpark Academy: Kids Coding  
Users report higher volume of Quality Issues than usual

codeSpark Academy: Kids Coding | unitQ Score

The unitQ score is the fraction of public feedback data (iOS & Android) that mentions quality issues.
100 = No Issues. 50 = Some Issues. 0 = All Issues
-6 Points Past 7 Days
Category: Education
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Android unitQ Score
Android User Feedback
139 Reports
iOS unitQ Score
iOS User Feedback
75 Reports
User Feedback
75 Reports
139 Reports
codeSpark Academy: Kids Coding - Latest Quality Issues
Oct 22, 2021
Lame, the app does not let me create an account. So frustrating.
Oct 21, 2021
Signed up for 7 days free trial intending to carry on Montjuïc granddaughter liked it - could not get it to load - never played then codeSpark took £49 without ever contacting me - BEWARE!
Oct 21, 2021
Withdrew money during the trial period
When subscribing, with the specified free period, the money for the year was still withdrawn, and the amount is impressive. Now I'm trying to get the money back through the bank, but I'm afraid to no avail...
Oct 21, 2021
You can't even start to start your game you also have to put your name and number
Oct 20, 2021
It's not working when I was downloading it!
Oct 17, 2021
why i can't signin i was almost done with the nubers to play like what is this game.. one star for this game
Oct 16, 2021
I can't pass the password a one star 😠😠😠😠😠😠😒😒
Oct 16, 2021
I like it only a little
Hi my name is Julia and I'm only seven years old and when I make my stories it just keeps on glitching when I want to delete the scenes and also I am recording speech bubbles the same thing happens my dad told me to get out of all the apps and try again it still doesn't work so can you please help me I really need your help it's like I'm freaking out it's like a hacker already hacked into my iPad please help me please please please🥺😢😭
Oct 16, 2021
Why sub.
I was playing and my parents bought the sub but it ended. I think you should have sub and then be able to use codeSpark forever
codeSpark Academy: Kids Coding - Product Description
codeSpark Academy is the most used home coding program for kids 5-9! Our award-winning app has introduced over 30 million kids in 190 countries to the ABCs of computer science and our lovable coding characters, the Foos.

codeSpark Academy uses a patent pending "no words" interface to teach the basics of computer programming and essential coding skills through a variety of interactive learning activities including puzzles, games, step-by-step creative projects, game design and offline printables – all of which can be monitored by parents.

“My 5 year old does not want to stop playing this. He caught on very quickly!”

“My daughters are 6 and 8 and this is their new favorite game. Now they want to be programmers!”


* Kids learn key programming concepts and use them to code their own projects in the Game Maker. 
* Personalized daily activities based on your child’s progress.
* Subscription app with new content every month.
* Word-free. Anyone, anywhere can play. 
* Curriculum developed based on collaboration with and research from MIT, Princeton and Carnegie Mellon.
* Perfect for pre-readers, ELL students and kids with reading and focus-related challenges.
* Supports 3 individual child profiles.
* No collection of your child’s private data. 
* No advertising or micro-transactions
* No written communication between players or external parties.
* No commitments or hassles. Cancel at any time.


codeSpark teaches basic computer programming skills — "the ABCs of coding"— with no reading necessary - NPR

"[codeSpark Academy] is easy to learn, full of playful characters and it's easy to experiment." - Children's Technology Review

"Most appealing to me as a parent was seeing how my children enjoyed working together on the puzzles" - Parents' Choice Awards

*** 2016 American Assoc of School Librarians - Best Apps for Teaching
*** 2016 Kidscreen Awards - Best Learning App for Kids ***
*** 2016 KAPi Awards – Best App or Product for Younger Children ***
*** 2015 Parents’ Choice — Gold Medal ***
*** Apple Editor’s Choice & Top Educational App ***


codeSpark Academy is inspired by visual programming languages such as Scratch from MIT, Alice from Carnegie Mellon University and other ‘beginner’ programming languages like Logo, SmallTalk, and Squeak.

Our word-free interface allows anyone, anywhere to play. They’ll master core computer science concepts such as pattern recognition, problem solving, sequencing, algorithmic thinking, debugging, loops and conditionals.

Our Game Maker allows kids to put programming concepts to work by designing and coding video games. Creations can then be played and remixed by other coders around the globe.


* Subscription is $9.99/month.
* Payment will be charged to iTunes Account 
* Subscription automatically renews unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24-hours before the end of the current period
* Account will be charged $9.99 for renewal within 24-hours prior to the end of the current period 
* Subscriptions may be managed by the user and auto-renewal may be turned off by going to the user's Account Settings after purchase
* Any unused portion of a free trial period, if offered, will be forfeited when the user purchases a subscription to that publication, where applicable

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Terms of Use: https://codespark.com/terms

codeSpark Academy is FREE for teachers, librarians, and verified non-profit educational institutions. codeSpark Academy was voted top choice by teachers and librarians for introducing computer science in elementary schools. Additionally our FREE teacher dashboard allows educators to track student progress and turn on and off parts of the app. 

codeSpark is delivering computer science education to kids in over 200 countries by turning programming into play.
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